On Exhibit in the Clarke Historical Library
Clarke Historical Library Speaker Series - Summer 2016
Both presentations will be held in the Park Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
The presentations will be followed by a reception in the Clarke Library.
Wednesday, June 8Richard Fleming
Wetzel, a historical fiction novel
Lewis Wetzel came of age near the end of the Revolutionary War and was an important participant in the long war between the woodland Indian Nations and the settlers of western Pennsylvania, western Virginia, and Kentucky. Although historical fiction, the novel is based on fact, and traces Wetzel's life over a period of more than twenty years. After forty-two years as a professor of mathematics at the University of Missouri, the University of Memphis, and Central Michigan University, Richard Fleming retired and began to indulge a lifelong love of history. He lives in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
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