Monthly Program:
At the Museum, 301 Traverse Street (on corner of Pine Street)

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August 10th, 2017 (Thursday) - 7:00 p.m.

Program:
"Northern Michigan In World War Two"
 
                                                         Speaker:
                                                      Tom Gordon 
Instructor - Humanities (History)
N
orthwestern Michigan College
 
Tom Gordon details the stories of Medal of Honor winner, Demas T. Craw of Traverse City, Army Air Corp Photographer Duane Zemper currently of Holland, MI, B-24 Liberator Pilot Orlin Benedict of Traverse City and a brief mention of Nazi Army anti-aircraft gunner Gustav Kern of Mannheim, Germany. 
   
Tom Gordon (MA History) attended Cuesta, Community College and California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, California before completing his graduate studies at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. He has been teaching history at Northwestern Michigan College since the Fall of 1997. Come join us for an evening of informative World War Two history!
    
Admission Fee:
Elk Rapids Historical Society Members,Students and Children - Free!
Non-Members: Donations Accepted!
All proceeds benefit the Historical Society’s building preservation.
   
Program Sponsors: