Gainesville Daily Register

March 28, 2013

Series to focus on education pioneer

Special to the Register

Gainesville — North Central Texas College and the Morton Museum of Cooke County lecture series continues with “Lillian Gunter….Woman of Vision.”  

The lecture series will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 2 in the NCTC Little Theater. There is no admission charge for this event. Lillian Gunter had an enormous impact on Cooke County.  Her life was filled with adventures, determination, and a vision which brought education and reading to the forefront of Cooke County’s heritage.

Gunter was instrumental in getting the first county library.  She played an active role in the suffrage movement and was a key member of the XVI (41) club.

She was what we call in today’s world a mover and shaker.  Her family came to Cooke County around 1859.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Pat Ledbetter and Jayleane Smith.

You may pre-register at NCTC Lifelong Learning 668-4272 or sign up at the door.