GCC's History Club Presents: Jeff Donohue to Discuss "Ely Parker: A Man of Two Worlds"
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7 p.m.
BATAVIA, NY (02/28/2018) What: GCC's History Club Presents: Jeff Donohue to Discuss "Ely Parker: A Man of Two Worlds"
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Where: Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus ~ Room T102, Conable Technology Building
Who: This event is free and open to the public.
Background: Genesee Community College's History Club will welcome independent historian, Jeff Donohue to present "Ely Parker: A Man of Two Worlds" as part of its Historical Horizon's Lecture Series.
Former director of the Holland Land Office and Museum, Jeff Donahue will be at GCC's Batavia Campus on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7 p.m. in room T102 if the Conable Technology Building.
Donohue's talk will examine the challenges Parker faced living in two worlds. During the Civil War, Ely Samuel Parker, a Seneca chief, struggled against prevailing prejudices to make his mark. He was so successful that he would become the man entrusted to copy the terms of surrender at Appomattox Court House.
For further information visit https://gcchistoricalhorizons.wordpress.com, or contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: email@example.com.
Additional Details: http://news.genesee.edu/news/2018/02/07/gcc-s-historical-horizons-series-adds-march-lecture
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An image of Ely S. Parker is available at: http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/ElySParker.jpg