Our Next 1st Thursday Speaker Event:

(Undated Mother Joseph photo and Providence Academy in June 1964)

Celebrating Mother Joseph’s Legacy

CCHM Honors Women’s History Month – On Thursday, March 1, the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will be hosting their next First Thursday Speaker Series event. Their focus is on Women’s History Month and will be celebrating the life and work of Mother Joseph, a Vancouver icon. Even after passing 116 years ago, her impact on our community and county remains.

We will be hosting a panel discussion on how Mother Joseph’s impacted SW Washington, featuring:

  • Richard Burrows, Director of Community Outreach & Programs for The Historic Trust – Mother Joseph and the Providence Academy
  • Paul Deming, Historian for the Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater Historical Society – Mother Joseph and the Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater
  • Klaras D. Ihnken & Carolyn Pleny, Providence Academy Alumni – Mother Joseph’s Legacy at Providence Academy
  • Pat Jollota, Local Historian and Author –  Mother Joseph’s Life

General admission is $5.00, $4.00 for seniors and students, $3.00 for children under 18, and FREE with a CCHM membership. Doors open at 5:00pm; event begins at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited, so please get there early.

For more information, please contact us at (360) 993-5679 or by email.

CCHMS is committed to responsible collections stewardship, innovative collaboration and inspiring exhibitions and programs that engage the community in an exploration of Clark County’s past, present and future.