Past: Symposium: Religion on the Western Frontier in the 1800's

Glenn Auditorium, Dempster Hall, Southeast Missouri State University

All day symposium sponsored by the Vernon Riddle Lecture Series, Center for Regional History, Southeast Missouri State University, features nationally recognized historians and theologians discussing the spread of Protestantism, with an emphasis on Methodism, west of the Mississippi River in the early 1800's. Local speakers include Dr. Frank Nickell and the Honorable Stephen Limbaugh, Jr., Federal Judge. Registration Fee of $40 includes lunch, dinner and book on McKendree Chapel. People who do not wish the book or meals may attend free; however, they are asked to register. For more information and registration online or a downloadable form go to oldmckendree.org

The Symposium is part of the Bicentennial Celebration of Old McKendree Chapel, the oldest standing Protestant church west of the Mississippi River. Old McKendree is on the list of Registered Historic Places and a National Methodist Shrine.

Past Dates & Times

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 8:00 am - 8:30 pm


Glenn Auditorium, Dempster Hall, Southeast Missouri State University
1 University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO