The Early Years of Mesker Park Zoo

Event Date

August 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Event Details

Join Willard Archivist Pat Sides as she discusses the founding and early history of Mesker Park Zoo. Many images of the buildings and animals that were recorded by Evansville Courier photographer Karl Kae Knecht will be featured. He is regarded as the "father" of the zoo, which was founded in 1928; today it is one of Indiana's oldest zoos, as well as one of Evansville's most treasured landmarks.

The event is free and open to the public; reservations are appreciated.




Event Location

Willard Library Browning Gallery

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