Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834. HISTORY SERIES H HYBRID: Presenter may be virtual. Participants may attend in person or virtually with a provided link. The Extraordinary History of Kelleys Island Tuesday, May 16, at 12:00 p.m. Leslie Korenko, Author and Historian, presenter Author and historian Leslie Korenko presents a slideshow and program about the history of Kelleys Island. Tour the Island and its historic houses, and discover the importance of its wine, fishing and quarry industries. Ethnic Sandusky Tuesday, June 20, at 12:00 p.m. Sandusky was built by people from many parts of the world - Germany, Italy, Ireland, and West Africa, just to name a few places. In commemoration of Immigrant Heritage Month, Special Collections Librarian Ron Davidson will discuss the stories of our ancestors: where they came from, why they came here, what they brought with them (material goods and traditions), and what they did when they got here. Ohio Heists Tuesday, July 18, at 12:00 p.m. Jane Ann Turzillo, Author and Historian, presenter Ohio history overflows with tales of enterprising thieves! From the mild-mannered Kenyon college library employee David Breithaupt who walked off with $50,000 worth of rare books and documents from the college to John Dillinger who hit banks all over Ohio, and Alvin Karpis who robbed a train in Garrettsville and a mail truck in Warren. Jane Ann Turzillo will tell the stories of some of the best heists in the history of Ohio. Battle of Lake Erie Tuesday, August 15, at 12:00 p.m. Park Ranger, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, presenter The Battle of Lake Erie was the turning point for supremecy of the great lakes during the War of 1812. Learn about the lead up to the battle, the battle itself, and how its outcome effected the War of 1812. CEMETERY WALK Civil War Soldiers Cemetery Walk Thursday, May 25, at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Our area has a rich history when it comes to the Civil War. Not only do we have Johnson's Island, the prisoner of war camp that held Confederate officers, but we had many men from this area who served during the war. During this walk we will be visiting graves of soldiers who served during the Civil War from this area who died during the war. We will be discussing the lives of these soldiers before and during their service, along with how they died and their burials. As this is a walking tour, wear appropriate shoes and outerwear and be prepared to stand or walk for at least an hour. Oakland Cemetery & Memorial Park is a municipal cemetery located just south of Perkins Avenue on Milan Road. (2917 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870)

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