Tag Archives: James Garfield

Popping up at the park

It’s National Park Week and there’s no better way to celebrate than with our friends down the street at James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (Lawnfield, to the locals.) We visited the historic site on Monday for its annual Easter … Continue reading

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Library History in Photos: On the Move

As part of our bicentennial, we asked for your historical photos from Mentor Public Library. And, wow, did we get a doozy this week. Local photographer David Gartner snapped some gorgeous photos on the day our original library building moved … Continue reading

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Have tea with the First Lady at the library

Families can have tea with Lucretia Garfield and James R. Garfield – the wife and son, respectively, of President James A. Garfield – during a special program at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at our Main Branch. Families will … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Warrior to the White House

Several of the men who served in the Civil War also served as president of the United States, including Mentor’s most famous resident. Todd Arrington (site commander of James A. Garfield National Historic Site) discussed the lives of six of these … Continue reading

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