Historical Society presents Hemingway lecture on July 11 at the Lyric Theater

The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society’s Harbor History Talk series continues on July 11 when they will welcome Chris Struble and George Colburn to present on the life of Ernest Hemingway. Struble is the President of the Michigan Hemingway Society and has a passion for local history and travel. Colburn is a historian and a filmmaker whose films cover a wide variety of historical topics.

The Historical Society’s presentation will begin with a brief history of Ernest Hemingway’s life by Struble followed by a screening of Colburn’s film, “Young Hemingway & His Enduring Eden.” After the film there will be time for questions with both presenters. The film is about an hour long and details Ernest Hemingway’s early life in northern Michigan as well as how his experiences influenced his writing.

The presentation will be held at the Lyric Theater in downtown Harbor Springs beginning at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $5 for Historical Society members and $10 for nonmembers. Refreshments will be available for purchase from the theater. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling the Historical Society at (231) 526-9771 or emailing