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February 2021

Spring Lecture Series: “Port of Toledo” Roundtable

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the capstone of our year-long exhibit “Port of Toledo: Then and Now” with a round table featuring experts and historians from the Toledo area. Although the multi-part exhibit has touched on almost all aspects of life on the Maumee River, this lecture will specifically highlight three topics including: 1) The use of the Maumee for recreation and fishing over the years along with how the new Glass City Metropark will encourage further use, featuring the former Eastern

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March 2021

Spring Lecture Series: “Heroic Age of Diving”

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Heroic Age of Diving by Jerry Kuntz During the 1840s and 1850s, during the infancy of the development of underwater breathing apparatus, Lake Erie became the proving ground for this new technology. The salvage of three infamous passenger steamer wrecks, the Erie, the G. P. Griffth, and the Atlantic became the incentive for divers and engineers to test the limits of their new devices. Foremost among them was John Green, a man who kept secret the story of his own tragic

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