Thomas G. Alexander will be the featured speaker at a meeting of the Springville Historical Society in the Civic Center, 50 S. Main, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

Alexander, a Brigham Young University professor of history and director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, will discuss late LDS Church President Wilford Woodruff and the Manifesto of 1890: "The Odyssey of a Mormon Prophet."The public is invited to this free lecture.