Speaker Series

When:
April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2018-04-21T11:00:00-04:00
2018-04-21T12:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
330-874-2059

Meet the notorious Simon Girty. A white man who fought with the Indians Girty is one of the most controversial figures in American History. Early settlers in the area feared him as a violent and dangerous renegade. The British considered him an invaluable asset in their struggle to subdue the rebellious Americans. The Indians adopted him and considered him a brother. Meet the man and learn the facts behind his extraordinary life and legend.This will be a first person presentation by Dave Westrick, researcher, historical reenactor, and expert on early American History.