Tag Archives: MPL Talks

Harry Truman: The Beginning of the Cold War

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster continued his US Presidents of the 20th Century series last month with Harry S. Truman. We’ve filmed and shared his talk for those who couldn’t join us that night. Truman’s rise to the presidency is nearly … Continue reading

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The History of the Medal of Honor

It is our nation’s highest military award, but how much do you know about the Medal of Honor? Todd Arrington, site coordinator at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, guides us through the Medal’s origins and history as part of our Leaders & … Continue reading

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The Shipwrecks of Lake Erie with Mike & Georgann Wachter

Mike and Georgann Wachter – local shipwreck hunters and authors – visited us earlier this month to discuss wrecks they’ve discovered and researched in Lake Erie. For those who weren’t able to make it to their talk, they were kind … Continue reading

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After a Civil War Battle: Burying the Dead

We’ve hosted years worth of programs about the different Civil War Battles. But what happens after the battle? What happens to the dead, wounded and captured? What happens to the ruined cities and farms? Jessica Beam, a ranger at James A. … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Easter Rising of 1916

We have a treat for those who enjoy the work of our resident historian John Foster. Foster recently discussed the Easter Rising of 1916 during a special program at Concord Township Community Center. We filmed and are sharing the talk for … Continue reading

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