This series allows guests to enjoy free presentations on a wide range of historical and cultural topics. Admission to Learning Lunch is free. Bring your lunch and enjoy complimentary beverages. 


Each program begins at noon.
 

For more information about the Learning Lunch programs, contact Jennifer Fondren, Curator of Education at: 251-208-7510 or fondrenj@historymuseumofmobile.com

“Of all the History Museum’s programs, Learning Lunch affords me the most consistent opportunity to remove myself from a busy work week, and learn something new about the city I call my home….”
- Pat Hand, Owner of MH3 Printing and proud sponsor of Learning Lunch 2015



Learning Lunch Speakers & Topics

 



January 11 
Steve Flowers, Author and Political Commentator, Of Goats and Governors: Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories 

 


 

February 1 

Steve Joynt, Editor/Publisher of Mobile Mask, The Reveler's Guide to Mardi Gras 

 


 

February 8 

Kendal Weaver, Author, Ten Stars: The African American Journey of J. Gary Cooper 

 

 

 

March 8 

Mike Bunn, Director of Blakeley State Park, The Battle of Blakeley 

 

 

 

April 12 

Delos Hughes , Author, Historic Alabama Courthouses 

 

 

 

May 10 

Mark Fagan , Author, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail: Its History and Economic Impact 

 

 

 

June 14 

Janie Shores, Alabama’s first female Supreme Court Justice and Author, Just Call Me Janie 

 

 

 

July 12 

Morgan Mothrop, Author, Jean Lafitte's Pirate Code 

 

 

 

August 9 

Robert Kane, Author, So Far From Home: Royal Air Force and Free French Air Force Flight Training at Maxwell and Gunter Fields during World War II 

 

 

 

September 13 

Bill Finch, Master Gardener, The Strange History of Mobile’s Trees 

 

 

 

October 11 

Dr. Deidra Dees, Director and Tribal Archivist, Poarch Creek Office of Archives and Records Management, 

 

 

November 8 

Jerry Armor, Author, A Home for Wayward Boys: The Early History of the Alabama Boys’ Industrial School 

 

 

December 13 

Watt Key, Author, Among the Swamp People 

 

 

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