Rhodes Lecture and Gravesite Tour
Instructor: Pete Eidenbach
Days: Friday & Saturday
Dates: October 24-25, 2014
Time: Friday evening lecture from 7-8:30pm
Saturday trip from 8:30am-4pm
Location: Friday evening lecture
Caravan to White Sands Missile Range
On Friday evening, Professor Pete Eidenbach will discuss the local western fiction of Eugene Manlove Rhodes and his research into the literary history of Rhodes’ major works. Gene Rhodes captured life in our region at the turn of the 20th century and his fiction demonstrates the literate traditions of the western frontier. The lecture provides a good introduction for those traveling to the Rhodes gravesite the following day. Friday night lecture-$15.
At the gravesite on Saturday, Pete Eidenbach will present a program on Rhodes beginning at 1:00 pm. Because the gravesite is within the boundaries of White Sands Missile Range, regulations require registration of your car license no less than August 17th prior to the tour.
All non-US citizens must also supply their passport and current visa information when registering.(2 sessions)
Attendees must call 575-439-3842 to register name and car license before August 17, 2014.
Supplies: Bring your own water, lunch, and arrive with a full tank of gas.