Event: Bloomington Speedway Centennial Celebration
Date: 31 August & 1 September 2022
The Monroe County History Center celebrates 100 years of the Bloomington Speedway with two free events supported by the IU Credit Union!
August 31 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, 202 E 6th Street
Hear from Hall of Fame Race Announcers Pat Sullivan and Brad Dickerson about the founding of Bloomington Speedway in 1923. Past and present drivers will contribute stories of the history of racing in Monroe County.
September 1 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 202 E 6th Street & 6th & Lincoln City Parking Lot
Get an up-close look at racecars throughout the years! Have your picture taken with drivers and their cars during a family-friendly event. Design your own racecar and see racing memorabilia in the museum galleries.
Free event parking will be available at the First Presbyterian Church (221 E 6th St) during both events.
Event: The Development of Counties in Indiana
Date: 7 September 2022
Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Location: Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th Street
Learn about the unique way counties developed in the state of Indiana! From the original Knox and Orange counties to the current ninety-two, Michael Maben will detail the interesting story of Hoosier settlement.
Unable to join us in person? Tune in using this Zoom link! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8269952328
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