The Ft. Meigs Military Roundtable will reconvene again this winter with a mostly new slate of presenters and topics that include everything from the French and Indian War to the life of William Henry Harrison to General Robert E. Lee’s surprising views on the enlistment of slaves to fight on behalf of the Confederacy (see list below). The Ft Meigs Military Roundtable is held at the Ft Meigs Visitors Center, 29100 W. River Rd. Perrysburg, OH 43552. For further information contact the visitor’s center at (419) 874-4121 or (800) 283-8916. The Lecture Series is free and open to the public. Programs begin at 7:30.
FORT MEIGS MILITARY HISTORY ROUNDTABLE
2009 BENTLEY LECTURE SERIES
January 15 – Dr. Eugene Watkins, Site Manager, Old Fort Madison:
War of 1812 – Fort Madison in the War of 1812.
February 12 – Dr. Larry Nelson, Professor, Bowling Green State University:
War of 1812- The Building of Fort Meigs
NOTE: THE FEBRUARY MEETING IS ONE
WEEK EARLIER THAN OUR NORMAL MEETING DATE
March 19 – D. Frank Melhorn:
War of 1812 – The War of 1812: The War We Almost Lost
April 16 – Matt Wulff:
French and Indian War – Ranger: North American Frontier Soldier
May 21 – Dr. David Skaggs, Prof. Em., Bowling Green State University:
War of 1812 – General William Henry Harrison
June, July, August – SUMMER VACATION – No meeting these months.
September 17 – Dr. Leonne M. Hudson, Professor, Kent State University:
Civil War – Robert E. Lee’s Support of Slave Enlistments in the Confederate Army
October 15 – Mark Holbrook, Historian and author:
Civil War – The Buckeye Vanguard: The 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
November 19 – To Be Determined
December – No meeting this month. Happy Holidays!