Tribes and fur trade is 'First Thursday' topic

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Authors Evelyn Rodewald and Neil Van Sickle will present "The Indian Way: Indians and the North American Fur Trade" on Thursday at the Clark County Historical Museum.

The "First Thursday" presentation will be at 7 p.m. at the museum, 1511 Main St.

Rodewald and Van Sickle will explore the crucial role of Indian tribes in the North American fur trade at the peak of its success, examining tribal influences across the continent. Copies of their book of the same name will be available at the event.

Doors open at 5 p.m. for the monthly "Museum After Hours" event and close at 9 p.m.

Clark County Historical Society members, military veterans and active-duty military families with ID get in free; regular admission fees apply for others: $4 adults, $3 seniors/students, $2 children, $10 families.