Local Historian and Author to Speak on Wild Bill Hickok

The September Middle Border Lecture Series will be hosted on Monday, September 15 at 7:00 pm and will feature local historian and author, James McLaird.

McLaird, Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science at Dakota Wesleyan University, will speak on the research for his upcoming publication, Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood Legend highlighting the life and legend of this notorious South Dakota personality. Professor McLaird has published books and articles on South Dakota and the West and is respected as a national authority on the American West and Calamity Jane.

The program is free to the public and refreshments will be served.  The Lecture Series is presented every other month and features speakers on topics pertaining to the history, art and culture of the Middle Border region. For more information call 605-996-2122 or visit www.dakotadiscovery.com.