Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
LPHS Speaker Series: John Wesley Powell - Into the Great Unknown
Class / Education Member: Southwest Valley Chamber
Speakers Series: “John Wesley Powell: Into the Great Unknown” Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:00 a.m.
The Church at Litchfield Park, Souers Hall
300 N. Old Litchfield Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
The Litchfield Park Historical Society in partnership with the Church at Litchfield Park will host this presentation by speakers Chris Glen and Sandy Sunseri who will tell the story of John Wesley Powell, a one-armed Civil War veteran who set out with nine men, four boats, and ten months of rations to navigate and document the Colorado River’s course through the Grand Canyon. Listen to this exciting tale and see film clips of the raging Colorado as it was in Powell’s time.