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Museum’s Last Spring Lecture Highlights History of Army Corp of Engineers

March 24, 2022 (Toledo, Ohio) On Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. the National Museum of the Great Lakes will hold their final presentation of the 2022 Spring Lecture Series covering the history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Great Lakes. Presented by Ashley Binion-Zuccaro, Toledo Program Manager of the Buffalo District, this hybrid lecture will discuss the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ deep-rooted history on and around the Great Lakes.

“From the Soo Locks and military construction, to dredging and surveying—the Army Corp of Engineers Ohio River Division currently serves 56 million people,” says Carrie Sowden, the museum’s Archaeological and Research Director who also oversees its lecture series. “The Great Lakes division of the Army Corp of Engineers touches parts of 17 states making it a natural fit for our museum to highlight as a part of our Spring Lecture Series.”  

Ashley Binion-Zuccaro, the event’s presenter, is responsible for the overall management of projects throughout Northwest Ohio. She holds a master’s degree in Economics from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Prior to joining the Buffalo District, she worked for the USACE’s Detroit District as an Economist and Project Manager.

The lecture, as in previous presentations, will be offered as a hybrid event at the museum or online. Event registration is free, but required for all lectures. Donations are encouraged and can be given upon registration. For more information or to register, visit nmgl.org.

For more information, call 419-214-5000, visit our event page here.