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September 2017

Piqua Chautauqua 2017 – 100 Years After World War One

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - September 21 @ 12:00 am
Hance Pavilion – Fountain Park, 1300 Forest Ave
Piqua, OH 45356 United States
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The evening will begin with music provided by Gotham City Brass Quintet. A local history performance comprised of a reader's theater will then take place. The scholar will take the stage at 7 p.m. 6-6:45 – Gotham City Brass 6:45-7 – Reader’s Theatre – The Barrington Sisters 7-8:30 – Edith Wharton

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The March toward Total War: Germany’s Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of RMS Lusitania

September 20 @ 12:00 pm
Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St.
Sandusky, 44870 United States
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On May 7, 1915, the world heard the stunning news that a German submarine had torpedoed and sunk without warning the British passenger liner Lusitania off the coast of Ireland. The loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans was the herald of modern warfare in which the boundaries between combatants and civilians were blurred and in time erased. Dr. George Vourlojianis will examine the events that led the Germans to adopt a doctrine of unrestricted submarine warfare and which led…

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Roy Hopkins at Springfield Museum of Art

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museum of Art, 107 Cliff Park Road
Springfield , OH 45504 United States
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On Saturday, September 23, from 4-5 p.m., the Springfield Museum of Art will host art historian Dr. Erin Corrales-Diaz. Her talk, "Appalachia Exposed: Representing the Mountain South in American Regionalism" is one of the opening weekend public programs for the exhibition Faces of the Heartland: James Roy Hopkins, organized by the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. Dr. Corrales-Diaz's talk will immediately precede the 5:30 p.m. opening reception for the exhibition and will place Hopkins in the context of his time, when artists were celebrating emotional…

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Lecture: “The Marshall Plan through the Looking Glass: Soviet Reaction and Response”

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse, T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse
Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 United States
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As the Director of the Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Program at Wittenberg University who teaches widely on Russian history, Dr. Christian Raffensperger’s guest lecture will address the Cold War from the Soviet perspective regarding the Marshall Plan.

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Six-Word Stroll and Share

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lindsay Gallery, 986 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43201 United States
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Be sure to register early for the highly popular Six Word Stroll and Share on September 27 in the Short North neighborhood in Columbus. Tour up to four nearby murals and engage in docent-led conversations about mural themes. Tours are followed by a 90-minute six-word story writing workshop Six-Word Stroll and Share. Click HERE to register for the tour.

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John Brown House Community Forum

September 28 @ 6:00 pm
John Brown House, 514 Diagonal Rd
Akron, OH 44320-3000 United States
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Join the conversation at the John Brown House about Summit County’s relationship with the 19th century movement to abolish slavery and the modern history of Civil Rights during events on the 4th Thursday May through September. The open house is open from 4-6 p.m. with a speaker at 6 p.m.

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October 2017

Steamboats on the Ohio River

October 1 - October 14
Old Fort Steuben Project, Inc, 120 S 3rd St
Steubenville, OH 43952-2920 United States
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An exhibit consisting of at least four 24"x36" panels depicting the historical, cultural and commercial impact of the riverboat industry on the Ohio River, especially in Steubenville, will be produced and put on display for two weeks in the Exhibit Hall of the Fort Steuben Visitor Center every October.

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Film Showing/Discussion: “The Atomic Café”

October 5 @ 7:00 pm
T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse, T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse
Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 United States
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A showing of “The Atomic Café” will be co-hosted by the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center. The film covers the beginnings of the era of nuclear warfare, the focus of the archival collections of the Peace Resource Center and the activist work of the Center’s founder, Barbara Reynolds. Dr. Tanya Maus, Director of the Peace Resource Center, will lead a discussion following the film, drawing not only on the history of the Peace Resource Center itself, but also on her…

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Blimp! Sports, Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship

October 7 @ 10:30 am

Blimp!, a documentary about the iconic Goodyear airship, has been named an official selection of the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival. Directed by Kathleen Endres, the film will be shown on Saturday, October 7, at 10:30 a.m. For more info about the festival and to purchase tickets click HERE.   The public premiere of the film is Tuesday, October 10, at the Daum Theatre on the University of Akron campus. A reception will follow at the TV studio, featuring a panel…

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The Separatists of Zoar and Emigration

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:15 pm
Tuscarawas Valley High School, 2637 Tusky Valley RD NE
Zoarville, OH 44656-9692 United States
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Fritz will speak about the Separatists' lives in the German State of Wuerttemberg prior to the group's decision to emigrate in 1817. As the archivist for the House of Wuerttemberg, Fritz has extensively researched the nineteenth-century religious climate that led the Separatists to journey to the United States in search of religious freedom. The lecture series is presented in three parts. Times are below. 11:00am-12:15pm 1:00pm-2:15pm 3:00pm-4:15pm

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