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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Surviving Auschwitz

Each year, our resident historian Dr. John Foster hosts a special program for International Holocaust Day. In past years, he’s discussed the Nuremberg Trials, rise of National Socialism in Germany, and origins of the Nazi’s Final Solution. This year, his topic … Continue reading

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Alexander Hamilton: An American Tragedy

Despite his role in our history, Alexander Hamilton languished as one of our more obscure founding fathers until Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical renewed his celebrity. Hamilton was an orphan who rose from the depths of indigence to the heights of power … Continue reading

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Get introduced to Alexander Hamilton

What’s his name? Alexander Hamilton has gone from the ten-dollar founding father to a billion-dollar sensation thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton. Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the life and legacy of Hamilton during a special talk at … Continue reading

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Dwight D. Eisenhower: From World War to the Cold War

We concluded our Presidents of the 20th Century series with a focus on Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower was a complicated man — a West Point graduate and general who warned about the military-industrial complex; a man who valued duty but … Continue reading

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Free ACT Prep Sessions Available at Mentor Public Library

We’re offering a couple of ways for students to prepare for their ACT and SATs. First, we’re hosting a pair of prep sessions beginning at 4 and 6 p.m., respectively, on Monday, Oct. 22, at The HUB in Mentor High School. Students … Continue reading

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