"What We Know That Ain't So: Myths of the War of 1812 "
This third in a series of lectures to be held commemorating the War of 1812's nearing bicentennial will be presented by noted historian Dr. Donald Hickey . It will be held on March 20, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. Admission to the lecture is free of charge and it will be held at the Monroe County Community College, La-Z-Boy Center (1555 S. Raisinville Rd, Monroe, Michigan.) Books by this noted historian will be available for purchase and signing.
A Recpection and Lecture with the speaker will be held at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required and the cost of attending the reception is $25.00. Ticket Hotline:
Sponsor for event
The event is made possible by the War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium Committee in cooperation with the Monroe County Historical Society and MCCC.
In addition, the program is funded in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the national Endowment for the Humanities. We would like to thank them for their support.
About the speaker
"What We Know That Ain't So: Myths of the War of 1812" will be presented by noted War of 1812 historian Dr. Donald Hickey, who is the author of The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict and Don't Give Up the Ship! Myths of the War of 1812 . Books by Hickey will be available for purchase and signing.
Hickey holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and is a specialist in U.S. early national and Military history. A professor of history at Wayne State College in Nebraska, he has held concurrent visiting appointments at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (1991-92) and the Naval War College (1995-96).
An award-winning author who has written five books and more than fifty articles, Hickey is best known for his books on the War of 1812.