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JOHN BROWN’S RAID

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

John Brown Lifelong Learning

Thursdays, Sept. 20 – Oct. 11 (4 weeks)

4:00 – 5:00 pm

John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry took place from October 16 through October 18, 1859.  Herman Melville would state that John Brown was the meteor of the Civil War.  Why did John Brown lead the ill-fated attack on Harpers Ferry?  What was he hoping to accomplish?  Was he successful?  Join us for four weeks as we talk about John Brown, his attack on Harpers Ferry and the impact of his actions on the coming of the American Civil War.

Dr. Dwayne Beggs has taught popular classes on many military conflicts for Lifelong Learning. Dr. Beggs earned a M.A. and a Ph.D. in U.S. Diplomatic History from BGSU. He also holds an M. Div. and served as a Youth Pastor / Associate Pastor for 22 years.

You may register by contacting 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu

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Date:
September 20
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.lourdes.edu/about-lourdes/outreach/lifelong-learning-program/classes/