2021 Fort Recovery State Museum Speaker Series!All presentations in the Fort Recovery Museum community room and all free of charge.
Sunday May 2, 3:00-5:00 - Antique Tool Collector, Dr. Tim Barman "The World of Antique Tool Collection".
Dr. Barman exhibits, explains, and answer questions about his fascinating array of antique tools (just samples from his extensive collection)
Sunday, June 27 3:00 - Author Kirby Whitacre
"Characters of the 1790-95 Indian War and the Little-Known Facts that Tie History Together"
Whitacre's book The Spirit Traveler: The Northwest Indian War in the Ohio Country will be available for purchase and signing.
Sunday July 25 3:00 - History Enthusiast Joe Beatty
"The Northwest Ordinance, 1787: Implemented in Fort Recovery, have we honored it yet today?"
Joe Beatty of Houston, Texas, is a descendant of Ensign Samuel Beatty and Captain Erkuries Beatty who served in the armies that fought (Samuel died) at Fort Recovery. An entertatining and informative presenter.
Sunday August 29 3:00 - Author Frank Kuron
"Clash of Cultures! Discover the Relationships of Tecumseh the Prophet and the Future President William Henry Harrison"
Kuron's books Thus Fell Tecumseh and Intriguing People: The Curious Events They Suffered While Living in the Wilderness of the Northwest Territory will be available for purchase and signing that day.
Sunday September 26 3:00 - Author Mary Stockwell
"Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians"
Mary Stockwell a post popular speaker at Fort Recovery (The Other Trail of Tears and Unlikely General) will show how Grant developed an Indian policy, with the help of his close friend, Ely Parker, himself a Seneca Indian, to protect the tribes and welcome them into the nation as citizens. All three books available.