Journal Review

Medieval castles topic of lecture


The Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County will welcome Wabash College Professor Stephen Morillo, at 7 p.m. March 16 for his presentation, Medieval Castles: The Physics of Defense.

In his talk, Morillo, a medieval and military historian, will explore how castles evolved to be defensible strongholds against a variety of attacks. This free lecture begins the first of three events in conjunction with its storytelling programming for 2023.

The program is funded in part by a grant from the Montgomery County Community Foundation.

The Carnegie Museum is located at 222 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville. Admission is free, and the museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.