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Dinner & A Little History: World War II on the Great Lakes

Dates: Now - Nov. 15, 2018
Times: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Category: Education/History Dining
Location: Gaylord Building, 200 West 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone: (815)220-1848
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Join the Canal Corridor Association for the dinner lecture "World War II on the Great Lakes" at the Gaylord Building on November 15th 2018.

Speaker Theodore J. Karamanski, Ph.D, is a professor of history at Loyola University Chicago, where he founded and directs the Public History Program. He is the author of seven books, including Rally 'Round the Flag: Chicago and the Civil War, Schooner Passage: Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier, and most recently Blackbird's Song: Andrew J. Blackbird.

Dr. Karamanski has served as a heritage consultant to the National Park Service on numerous occasions in Alaska and across the Midwest region as well as National Geographic, The History Channel, and the Travel Channel. He was an adviser for the creation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor and for the recently proposed St. Croix River National Heritage Area.

For more information visit www.iandmcanal.org or call (815)220-1848x1838


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