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Comanche @ 150

Date: February 02, 2012

Location: Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. in Lawrence

Comanche@150: Perspectives on the famous horse

From national pride to the art of taxidermy to the changes wrought upon
the land and people of the Great Plains, the horse known as Comanche has
been an enduring ­ and changing ­ symbol for almost 150 years. At 7 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 2, the KU Natural History Museum Student Advisory Board
invites the public to explore the history of this famous horse exhibited
at the museum.

Speakers for the event include Leonard Krishtalka, director of the KU
Biodiversity Institute; William Sharp, co-author of “The Dashing Kansan,”
and Bruce Scherting, director of exhibits at the KU Natural History
Museum. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Details

Date/Time Thursday, February 2, 2012 -7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location Dyche Hall/Natural History Museum
Cost Free

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