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Jay Buckley to lecture on Utah’s fur trade

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r Dr. Jay H. Buckley, professor of history at Brigham Young University, will speak on Wednesday, March 6, at 6:00 p.m. at the Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S.). His topic is “Fur Trade Crossroads: Trailing the Mountain Men Through Utah.” The public is invited, and there is no charge.

Dr. Buckley teaches U.S, American West, and American Indian history courses. His specialties include Lewis and Clark, the fur trade, exploration and emigration, Indian-white relations, and other western themes. Professor Clark served as president of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, which provides national leadership scholarships, education and conservation pertaining to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. In 2010, he received the foundation’s Meritorious Achievement Award for his Lewis and Clark scholarship.

He is the author of the award-winning book “William Clark: Indian Diplomat.” He is coauthor of “By His Own Hand? The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis,” “Explorers of the American West: Mapping the World Through Primary Documents,” and other books and essays. His current projects include “A Fur Trade History of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies” and “Great Plains Forts.”

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For more information, call the Springville Senior Center at 801-489-8738.

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