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Learn about this history of Painesville railroads

Learn about the history of the railway in Painesville and how a group of dedicated volunteers are working to preserve it during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at our Main Branch. The first Painesville station … Continue reading

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Discover the American Revolution

The American Revolution was the defining moment in American history. But how did it come about? Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the ideas and interests that sparked the American Revolution during a special talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Meet the Unsinkable Molly Brown

The unsinkable Margaret “Molly” Brown was immortalized in a single moment — that is the early hours of April 15, 1912, when the passenger liner RMS Titanic sank — but her entire life is remarkable. You can not only learn about but … Continue reading

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The Coming of the French Revolution

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster discussed the origin of the French Revolution during a lecture earlier this week. We’ve posted the talk online in its entirety for this unable to attend. (By the way, sorry for the technical glitches. We hope … Continue reading

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Discover the French Revolution

The French Revolution is one of the most pivotal moments in human history. The echoes from that revolution have resounded from 1789 through today. Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss what caused the French Revolution and how it changed … Continue reading

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