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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.
Bob Gast:  Louisville Aviator Supreme
presented by: Charlie Arrington

Robert Henry Gast was born in 1896 and is best known in Louisville aviation history as Abram Bowman’s first partner and is said to have flown the first airplane at Bowman Field. Prior to his partnership with Mr. Bowman and the incorporation of Bowman Field in 1920, Bob Gast flew with the British Royal Flying Corps in World War I and was posted to squadrons in England, Ireland, and France.  Robert Henry Gast is remembered in a newly rededicated memorial inside the Bowman Field Administration Building on Taylorsville Road and a street is named for him on the east side of the airport. His pioneering efforts in Louisville aviation paved the way for an airport that continues serving the flying public to this very day.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

"Researching your Irish American Ancestors"
presented by: 
Joe Hardesty, MLS, PLCGS

Researching ones Irish American Ancestors has never been more easy, exciting and frustrating. Questions about where and how to begin will be addressed as well as what valuable resources are currently available to take you back “across the pond”.

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