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The History of the American Flag, a lecture by Lee Houser

October 22, 2014, 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Geneva History Museum
543 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

The second lecture in our 2014 Fall Lecture Series is on Wednesday, October 22 when living historian Lee Houser will share the history of our nation's flag in " The History of the American Flag."

Mr. Houser will use "show and tell" methods to explore the history of the American Flag, from before the American Revolution, during the War of 1812, Mexican War, and American Civil War to the recent past.

Lee Houser is retired from RG&E and Constellation Energy Group. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in an artillery unit in Korea. Born in Rochester, he has lived in Clifton Springs with his wife for thirty years. Mr. Houser is active in a number of military organizations, including the American Legion and the VFW. He is also the co-founder of the Civil War Heritage Foundation, a non-profit educational organization that portrays individuals from the Civil War period. A living historian, he portrays Confederate Major General Isaac R. Trimble's civilian and military life with the organization.

This lecture is supported in part by the Samuel B. Williams fund for programs in the Humanities. For more information about this program, call the Geneva Historical Society office at 315-789-5151.

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