Fort Recovery State Museum Happenings

2019 Fort Recovery State Museum Speaker Series!

2019 Fort Recovery State Museum Speaker Series
FRSM Community Room - Sundays, 3:00, Free
Call 419-375-4384 for more information

May 5 - Opening Sunday of the 2019 Museum Season
12:00 - 3:00 Escorted/Individual Walking Tours of the 15 New Wayside Exhibits
12:00 - 3:00 Demonstrations of the On-Line (Virtual) Battlefield Tour
1:00 - 1:20 Official Dedication of the Wayside Exhibits,
Presenter: Chris Thompson, Archaeologist Ball State University, Applied Anthropology Laboratories; Grant/Wayside Exhibits Project Manager
- Introduction of Grant Initiative Representatives
- Recognition of Donors and Volunteers
- Acknowledgement of Eagle Scout Danny Bracy and his "Original 1793 Fort" demarcation and recognition project
3:00 - 4:00 Presenter: Diane Hunter
The Mihši-maalhsa (American) Wars and Treaties and their Impact on the Past and Present of Myaamiaki (Miami people). Hunter is a Citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer.

June 9, Sunday - Unveiling of NEW Exhibits in Fort Recovery State Museum (2:30) and Speaker, Dr. Allen Bernard (3:00)
2:30 - Unveiling/Presentation of New Exhibits
- 1791 Newspaper, (Wabash Battle Report), Donated, Dr. Bernard
- An Original Map of the Northwest Territory, Purchased by the Fort Recovery Historical Society
3:00 - Author/Speaker, Dr. Allen Bernard PHD
The Challenge of Interpreting and Explaining Ft. Recovery's History for Future Generations;
Dr. Bernard, a Mercer County native, now resident of Cincinnati, is a historical researcher, writer, architectural preservationist, and interpreter of local history. He is also the donor of the 1791 Newspaper to the FRSM. 

July 7, Sunday, 3:00 - Speaker/Descendant, Joe Beatty
Walk in Their Shoes, Die in Their Shoes; Capt. Erkuries Beatty - 1st Regiment; Ensign Samuel Beatty - 2nd Regiment of Levies; St.Clair's Army; Wabash Battle 1791.
Presenter Beatty is a fifth generation descendant of the Officers Beatty and uses original letters, documents and pictures. He is a/an: international businessman; history preservation activist and presenter; graduate of The Ohio State University; Darke County native, Resident of Houston, Texas.

August 4, Sunday, 3:00 - Author/Speaker, Mary Stockwell
Unlikely General, 'Mad' Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America.
(Also the title of her 2018 book) Stockwell lives in Toledo and is a retired professor from Lourdes University. She authored The Other Trail of Tears (which she presented to great acclaim here in 2017), also Woodrow Wilson, The Last Romantic, (2008), and young reader books. Her latest book is Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians.

September 22, Sunday, 3:00 - Author/Speaker John Winkler
Peckuwe 1780; The Revolutionary War on the Ohio River Frontier, is based on Winkler's recent publication of the same name. This is the 6th in the series of his books published in the Campaign Series for Osprey Publications (Wabash 1791; Fallen Timbers 1794; Point Pleasant 1774; Tippecanoe 1811; The Thames 1813) Winkler is a graduate of Yale, Harvard and The Ohio State University. A retired attorney, the author lives in Beavercreek.