Saturday, September 30, 2023



Road Scholars: Wild Boar to Baconfest: Pigs in History and Popular Culture

A Road Scholar Program by Cynthia A. Clampitt

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St. Paul United Church of Christ, 1319 N 1720th Ave, Fowler, IL 62338

A Road Scholar Program by Cynthia A. Clampitt

This is a one-hour lecture about the history of pigs and pork and the impact these animals had worldwide but more especially the impact they had once introduced to the Midwest, including why Sandburg would call Chicago “Hog Butcher for the World.”


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