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John Wesley Powell
ISU Horticulture Center presents John Wesley Powell
Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s expedition through the Grand Canyon. Learn about Powell’s wife, Emma Dean; his harrowing adventure down the Green and Colorado rivers; and his connection to Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University.
View artifacts from Powell’s excursions and celebrate with an anniversary cake!
Paul Meister- Coordinator of Academic Services for the Department of Geography, Geology, Environment at ISU
Bill Kemp- Librarian at McLean County Museum of History
Marcia Thomas- Illinois Wesleyan University, Professor Emeritus