Friday, September 12, 2008
Program Announcement: German Immigration to Ohio (Brown-Bag Lunch Series)
Bring your lunch and join us on Wednesday, September 17, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Library Program Room was we explore topics in local history. Becky Hill, Head Librarian of the Hayes Presidential Center, will discuss the German roots of a large percentage of Northwest Ohio residents. Germans in this area came mostly from two different migrations - one usually through Pennsylvania in the 1700s; the other direct from Germany in the 1800s. She explains the differences in the people, the trips, and their heritage. Registration is requested but not required. To register, call 419-625-3834 and press 0 to speak with a switchboard operator (9-5, Monday-Friday) or press Option 6 to leave a message.