Celebrate 419 History Day at the Toledo Library

Daily Dose  |  04/11/2019 9:00 am

Celebrate 419 History Day at the Toledo Library

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is partnering with WGTE Public Media, Maumee Valley Historical Society, local history experts and historical organizations to host 419 History Day to celebrate our area’s rich history and inspire continued learning about the place we call home.

(Sa) April 27 / 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Maumee Branch Auditorium / 501 River Rd.

How to Survive in the Age of Plastics: Feat. Steve Pollick - Sponsored by Friends of Sidecut Metropark
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Plastics are everywhere, in so many items we use and handle daily. Steve Pollick, retired outdoors editor of The Blade, will explore this world of plastics and our role in it.

Across the Bridge: East Toledo, Then & Now - Featuring Larry Michaels
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Join Larry Michaels for a presentation about East Toledo's long history, including how it relates to Toledo's ethnic and economic heritage.

What They Wore and Why During the Civil War - Military and Civilian Apparel
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A live style show depicting military and civilian wear of both men and women between 1861-1864. Presented by living historians, reenactors and interpreters.

Why We Love to Tell the Story - Featuring Marilyn Wendler
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wendler will discuss her new book, "Historic Maumee Through Time," as well as the importance of local history and it's place in the larger scheme of national and world history.

Documentary Viewing: Let's All Go Down to Tiedtke's
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Before there were franchises of chain stores in every town there was the kind of department store where they knew their customers and where the customers enjoyed shopping. In Toledo, it was Tiedtke's. 

No registration required.

All ages welcome.



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