Norb Krapf to Read from His New Book July 20 at museum.

On Saturday, July 20,2024 Jasper native and Indiana poet, Norbert Krapf, will visit to read from his new book called “Ida Hagan of the Pinkston Freedom Settlement” at 1:30pm at the Dubois County Museum at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper. He is excited to share his poems on the life of this remarkable woman. Miss Hagan grew up in the Pinkston Freedom Settlement that was located in the present Huntingburg Conservation Club area in Dubois County, IN. Miss Hagan achieved much in her growing up years in Ferdinand and Krapf is excited to share his 14 year research into her life. Krapf will have copies of his book on hand and will be available to sign his book. The Museum’s Gift Shop also has several more books written by Mr. Krapf on hand for purchase. 

Visitors are invited to also visit the exhibit on Ida Hagan and the Pinkston Freedom Settlement on display at the museum.

About the museum 

The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00pm, Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Closed on Monday. 

Admission of $5 per adult, $3 for high school students, and $2 for middle and elementary students is charged. Visitors four and under are free. Those holding a current Dubois County Museum Membership are granted free admission. 

The Dubois County Museum is a local nonprofit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county. Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, admissions, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses. It is operated entirely by volunteers. It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231). Call (812) 634-7733. Please allow two hours to view exhibits. 

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