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Saturday, September 12, 2015
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Henry Miller Shreve, who lived on George Washington's Perryopolis land, was an inventor & steamboat captain. He opened the Mississippi, Ohio & Red rivers to steamboat navigation. Shreveport, Louisiana is named in his honor.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Storyteller Joe McHugh relates his search for the family of an African-American woman named Helen who cared & nurtured his family through tragedy. Through years of family ancestries & local histories he finally succeeded.
 
 

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