Preserving Peninsula's Past for the Future.

Civil War Lecture Series – 2017

LincolnThe Peninsula Foundation’s 2017 Civil War Lecture Series is held on the fourth Thursday of each month from March to October at the G.A.R. Hall in Peninsula. Lectures begin at 7:00pm and are free to the public. Special thanks to Ohio Humanities and also the Jelm Foundation for sponsoring our 2017 lecture series and our other educational events!

2017 Speaker Schedule

  • 3/23: Music of the Civil War, presented by Steve Ball
  • 4/27: The Buckeye Vanguard, presented by Mark Holbrook
  • 5/25: The Gettysburg Address: Lincoln Redefines America, presented by William F.B. Vodrey
  • 6/22: The Emancipation Proclamation, presented by John C. Fazio
  • 7/27: The Battle of Franklin, presented by Mel Maurer
  • 8/24: USCT Regiments at the Crater and New Market Heights, presented by Kelly Mezurek
  • 9/28: Remembering the Civil War: Reenacting and Battlefield Preservation, presented by Bradley Keefer
  • 10/26: A Talk with Clara Barton, presented by Carol Starre-Kmiecik

8/5: Special Civil War Lyceum on James Longstreet, presented by Dr. Jay Peacock

Click here to see speakers from previous years