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Revisit the Battle of Midway

In four minutes, the trajectory of World War II and the fate of the Pacific changed during the Battle of Midway. Our resident historian, Dr. John Foster, tells the story of the battle and of the incredible heroism of the sailors and … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Terror of the French Revolution

History buffs revisited France in 1793 during a special program that we hosted earlier this month at the Concord Township Community Center. In 1793, the French Revolution – which had started as a fight for human rights and justice – descended into a … Continue reading

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America in 1819: The Era of Good Feelings

As part of our 200th anniversary – yes, we look spectacular for our age – our resident historian Dr. John Foster revisited America in 1819 and what is now known as “The Era of Good Feelings.” Discover the (relatively) tranquil intermezzo between the War … Continue reading

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Alexander Hamilton & the Federalist Republic

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster concluded his year-long series on the American Revolution by discussing how Alexander Hamilton (along with his Federalist Papers co-authors James Madison and John Jay) helped form the nation as we know it. Learn: what Hamilton had to do … Continue reading

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Learn about Alexander Hamilton & The Federalist Papers at Mentor Library

Discover how Alexander Hamilton and the other authors of the Federalist Papers argued for ratification of the U.S. Constitution during a special talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Mentor Public Library’s Main Branch. This talk concludes Dr. … Continue reading

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