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Mulerider History at Newton House Museum

Earlier in September Dr. James Willis, retired historian at SAU, gave an interesting Powerpoint presentation about the origi, ns and history of SAU.  He went into great depth about the ealry years of the college/university, its agricultural emphasis, and its various leaders upto the present day.  Our thanks to Dr. Willis for sharing his knowledge with us.  The proceeds from his book about SAU go to assist the university.  The headline images shows Dr. Willis chatting with patrons before the program.