Speaker Series: South Bend’s Forgotten Tragedies

South Bend’s Forgotten Tragedies

Join Aaron Helman, author of An Incomplete History of St. Joseph County and Ride the Jack Rabbit to explore some of the forgotten tragedies that have touched South Bend; including what was once the worst railroad accident in the history of the United States, an unsolved downtown bombing attack, and the ecological devastation of one of the largest swamps in North America. Aaron is an author, adventurer, historian, humorist, taco enthusiast, proud graduate of LaSalle High School, and very nearly a lifelong resident of South Bend.

Learn more about his books here!

  • March 20, 2024
  • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm