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September 2019

Bites & Bits of History: Art and the American Presidency

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present “Art and the American Presidency” as the featured Bites and Bits of History Lunch Program at Noon on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Tyler History Center in Downtown Youngstown. The main speaker will be Dr. Lou Zona, Director of the Butler Institute of American Art. Dr. Zona will speak to the relationships many U.S. Presidents had with art and artists. In anticipation of the Butler’s centennial anniversary, MVHS will recognize this celebration and…

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October 2019

Bites & Bits of History: Historic Homes of the Northside

October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Learn about the history of the homes in Youngstown's North Side and the people who lived there. Presented by Marcia Levy, Local Historian Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their own lunch. The Tyler History Center doors open at 11:30 A.M. In addition to ample street parking nearby, an adjacent public lot on the west side of the building is available and costs…

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November 2019

Bites & Bits of History: Volney Rogers and the Origins of Mill Creek Park

November 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Bites & Bits of History: Volney Rogers and the Origins of Mill Creek Park

Dr. Rich Shale, Local Historian and Author Co-author of Historic Mill Creek Park This is the story of how the banks of a small tributary of the Mahoning River, already in danger from industrial development and threatened by quarry and timber interests, were turned into a scenic gem, and how one man with a vision made a lasting difference in the Mahoning Valley. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program…

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December 2019

Bites & Bits of History: Victorian Christmas Traditions

December 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Traci Manning, MVHS Curator of Education Do you know the link between Queen Victoria and Christmas trees, or that the Civil War shaped our idea of Santa Claus? Learn how modern Christmas traditions are rooted in the 19th century with songs, images, and decor. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their own lunch. The Tyler History Center doors open at 11:30 A.M. In…

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January 2020

Bites and Bits of History: Warren

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Join authors Josh Nativio and Meghan Reed for a discussion and book signing of Warren. Learn about the history of one of the Mahoning River Valley’s oldest cities. Nativio and Reed will talk about how they choose photographs for the book and the process they went through to research local history!

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