'A History of Beaver Stadium' to be presented Oct. 17 at Penn State DuBois

Lair of the Lion book cover
Credit: Penn State University Press

DUBOIS, Pa. — Authors Lee J. Stout and Harry H. West will discuss their book “Lair of the Lion: A History of Beaver Stadium” at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Penn State DuBois Library, located in the Hiller Building. The event is free and open to the public.

This richly illustrated and researched book explores the architecture and history of Penn State's famed football venue, Beaver Stadium. Historian Lee Stout and engineering professor Harry West show how Beaver Stadium came to be, including a look at its predecessors. Stout and West explore the engineering and construction challenges of the stadium and athletic fields and reveal the importance of these facilities to the history of Penn State and its cherished traditions.

Published by Penn State University Press, copies of the book will be available for sale and the authors will autograph on request.