September 8, 2011

Michigan in the Civil War at the Saline Library

Your teen will appreciate the chance to learn local histroy as the folks at the Saline Area Historical Society puts on the the first of three Fall Education Programs for the fall. On Sunday, September 11, 2:00-3:30 p.m., join John Gibney, Civil War history specialist from Eastern Michigan University and Director of Monroe Historical Museums to understand more about Michigans involvement in the Cival War. The program takes place at teh Saline District Library (555 N. Maple Rd., Saline)

Mr. Gibney is known near and far as a Civil War buff and reenactor. He participated in the filming of Gettysburg, Glory, and Gods and Generals, as well as numerous radio and TV documentaries and specials. John Gibney was named one of the official state partners for the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, charged with coordinating Museum and Round Table activities. Education Programs are always free and everyone is welcome.

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