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Short Stories of Strange Things in Polk County
April 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Scott McArthur, Monmouth historian and retired lawyer, will be the
featured speaker at the monthly, program meeting of the Polk County Historical
Society Saturday, April 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the Polk County Museum at
the Polk County Fairgrounds at Rickreall.
McArthur, a 49-year member of the Polk County Historical Society, is
the author of five local history books on the Pacific Northwest. He
has been a speaker at historical gatherings in the Willamette Valley
and Southwestern Washington.
His topic: “Short Stories of Strange Things in Polk County” covering subjects such as: “The Hanging of Adam Wimple,” “Polk County’s Coal Industry”, “The Fight Over Highway 99W,” and “152 years: Polk County’s Oldest College”.