On Saturday, July 20,2024 Jasper native and Indiana poet, Norbert Krapf, will visit to read from
his new book called “Ida Hagan of the Pinkston Freedom Settlement” at 1:30pm at the Dubois
County Museum at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper. He is excited to share his poems on the
life of this remarkable woman. Miss Hagan grew up in the Pinkston Freedom Settlement that
was located in the present Huntingburg Conservation Club area in Dubois County, IN. Miss
Hagan achieved much in her growing up years in Ferdinand and Krapf is excited to share his 14
year research into her life. Krapf will have copies of his book on hand and will be available to
sign his book. The Museum’s Gift Shop also has several more books written by Mr. Krapf on
hand for purchase.
Visitors are invited to also visit the exhibit on Ida Hagan and the Pinkston Freedom Settlement
on display at the museum.