2018 Speaker Series Announced!Speakers and Events for 2018
Check Website at www:fortrecoverymuseum.com or Face book Page: Fort Recovery State Museum
Call Museum - 419-375-4649, or director, Nancy Knapke - 419-375-4384
All events are held at the Museum and are free unless noted*.
Sunday, May 6 - Grand Re-Opening Events
1:00 - 2:45 Fort Recovery Area Church Histories, Displays and Artifacts - Community Room
3:00 - 4:00 Speaker - Mary Ann Olding - Historian and Old World Researcher, " The Land of the Cross-Tipped Churches"
12:00 - 5:00 Chris Thompson, Archaeologist -Ball State Applied Anthropology Laboratories, 12:00 - 3:00 Chris Thompson, Archaeologist -Ball State Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Displays/Explanations of Battleground Wayside Exhibits and Traveling Interactive Story Maps - Front Porch of Museum - Front Porch of Museum. Funding Acknowledgement: This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment of the Humanities.
Sunday, June 10, 3:00
William Hogeland, Brooklyn, New York. "Autumn of the Black Snake!" A rare opportunity to hear this respected/widely read author and historian.
NOTE LOCATION: The Nazarene Family Center, 401 E. Boundary St., Fort Recovery - 3 blocks from the museum. This venue allows for a larger audience, sound projection, and handicapped accessibility.
Sunday, July 1, 12:00 - 2:00
John Winkler - "Wabash 1791 Battlefield Walk" After the walk, the author of numerous books in the Osprey Campaign Series, will entertain informal questions and discussion in the Community Room of the Museum. Limit of 30 Walk participants. Individual headphones. Free for patrons, $10* for non-patrons. Reservations Required
Sunday, August 19, 3:00
David Simmons - Sr. Editor of OHC Timeline, "The Forts of Anthony Wayne"
Featuring the building of Fort Recovery and what was revealed in the "recently discovered Burbeck papers acquired by the Clements Library, University of Michigan
Sunday, September 9, 3:00
Ken Sowards - American History Expert and Archaeology Enthusiast, "Fort Loramie - It's Significant History and Recent "Dig" Discoveries"