Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House
Ellsworth Shank Historical Lecture Series 2009
Lectures will be held at Havre de Grace City Hall-7:00pm
January 8: “The Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson’s Date with History!”
Catch the Jackson hype as Bob Magee discusses the event that put Andrew on the map.
February 12: “Misconceptions and Corrections: Palmer Island and the Origins of Havre de Grace”
Ellsworth Shank will debunk classic HdG myths regarding Palmer (Garrett) Island and the beginnings of the town.
March 12: Roundtable Discussion:
“The Future of Havre de Grace History”
Come enjoy a night of hearty discussion and debate as leading HdG academics David Craig, Robert Magee, Ellsworth Shank, Bill McIntyre and Ron Browning discuss local scholarship, the importance of HdG history and the course of future work. Moderated by Gary Wasielewski.
April 9: More than a Vote: Havre de Grace’s Brush as Capital
Young historians Adam Rybczynski and Kayla Layton will retell the story of the choosing the capital and the near role HdG played in this historic decision.
May 14: “Suffragette Cities”
Come march along with the lady suffragettes who walked from NYC to DC through Harford County to demonstrate against the lack of voting rights at President Wilson’s inauguration.
All lectures are free and open to the public!