2007 Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable

For those whose interests lay in American military history it might be suggested they check out and attend one or more sessions of the Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable, part of the 2007 Bentley Lecture Series The format of the Roundtable is somewhat informal. It includes a presentation by a noted authority on a particular aspect of American Military History followed by questions and answers and an open discussion period. The 2007 programs cover a wide range of subjects as addressed by leading researchers and scholars of the dicipline.

Jan 18
Speaker: Norma Flores, Adjunct Lecturer at Lourdes College
Subject: The Battle for the Northwest and the Battle of Fallen Timbers

Feb 15
Speaker: Dr Larry Nelson, Bowling Green State University
Subject: George Rogers Clark and the Western Campaigns 1778-1779

Mar 15
Speaker: Donald Melhorn Jr., Marshall & Melhorn, LLC
Subject: Metoss – An Investigative Story

Apr 19
Speakers: Tim Todish, Author & Historian
Dr. Todd Harburn, Author & Historian
Subject: The British Military and the Pontiac Indian Uprising

May 17
Speaker: Dr. David Skaggs, Professor Emeritus, Bowling Green State University
Subject: Thomas MacDonough’s Triumph on Lake Champlain

June 14
Speaker: Dr. David Brunsman, Wayne State University
Subject: Slavery vs. Impressment in the Revolutionary War

These presentations promise to be interesting to say the least. The Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable meetings are held at:

Fort Meigs State Memorial Museum and Visitor Center
29100 West River Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

The programs begin at 7:30 PM on the dates above (the third Thursday of each month) and are free and open to the public. The Bentley Lecture Series is sponsored by the Andrew Bentley Fund in memory of Christopher Perry who served at Fort Meigs during the War of 1812. For further information call Fort Meigs State Memorial 1-800-283-8916

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