Summer Solstice Musicians and Speakers

Dr. Brad Lepper  – Speaker

Bradley T. Lepper is the Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, Ohio.  In addition, he is an occasional visiting professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Denison University in Granville.  He writes a column on archaeology for the Columbus Dispatch and he is the author of Ohio Archaeology: an illustrated chronicle of Ohio’s ancient American Indian cultures, published in 2005 by Orange Frazer Press, Wilmington, Ohio.  This book received the Society for American Archaeology’s Public Audience Book Award in 2007.  The Ohio Archaeological Council presented Dr. Lepper with its Public Awareness Award in 2008 in recognition of his efforts to promote the archaeology of the state.

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Steve Free  – Musician

Steve Free is an internationally acclaimed award winning singer/songwriter and recording artist. The winner of numerous Music Industry Awards, he has charted 15 songs on The National and International Charts and was the winner of the 2008 Governor’s Arts award as the #1 Artist in his home state of Ohio. He remains one of the most popular American Artist on European and Australian Radio and one of the most respected folk singers in the U.S.