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June 23, 2023

Dialogues 23-13 Historical Society Involves Students in Oral History Quests

Barb Piscopo, Executive Director of the Lorain Historical Society, discusses several active programs based around student involvement applied to the Society’s motto, “History is the Foundation for strong, vibrant communities.”  She discusses the efforts of Lorain County Community College students in recording oral histories, particularly from Lorain’s Latino community as well as development of  the society’s newest initiative for the African American community in Lorain.  She also talks about how the Lorain Historical Society will be involved in this year’s 55th annual Lorain International Festival

June 21, 2023

Dialogues 23-02 Bicentennial of Lorain County, Ohio

In this interview Kerri Broome provides details on the Lorain County Historical Society’s yearlong plans to highlight the county’s bicentennial. The county’s history began with the arrival of Heman Ely from Massachusetts after the Revolutionary war to establish the eventual county seat, Elyria.  Details are given on many events and observances including driving and biking tours of historical locations.

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