FGS 2013 Irwin Author Signing Thursday, Aug 1 2013 

Join us in welcoming Dr. Lyndon N. Irwin, Ph.D. to booth #125 Friday, August 23 from 3:30-4:00 PM where he will be signing his books. We look forward to seeing many of you in Fort Wayne, Indiana this year.

Lyndon Irwin is an Agriculture Professor at Missouri State University. He is a member of the St. Louis World’s Fair Society and a popular speaker on World’s Fair topics. His writing about the Fair has been included in documentaries and public television programs. He is also the author of several literary works.

Moundville, Missouri History book now available electronically Saturday, Jun 23 2012 

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Originally published in softbound edition, this historical publication is now available in multiple formats for electronic readers:

MOUNDVILLE, Missouri 1869-1910, by Lyndon Irwin, Ph.D., 2005, Click here for Smashwords Edition 2012.   Over 890 surnames, includes photos, illustrations and documents. The book is thoroughly researched and documented.  Illustrations by Barbara Jean Marlow Irwin. Dr. Irwin’s book is a comprehensive look at one of the older towns in  Vernon County, which pre-dates the Civil War.  This book, which took over 5 years to research, includes information on schools, churches, coal mines, people, and businesses which all added up to the successes of the town.  Read forgotten stories such as the “Whiskey Wars” and the Murder of Ella Wray, granddaughter of Noah Lafayette Caton.  The town fires and post office robberies are included.  Additionally, there are records from the Moundville Lutheran and Methodist Churches, Cooper College, and the pioneer Moundville Cemetery. Smashwords edition does not contain academic references or illustrations available in the softbound edition. $15.99