The 1918 Flu Epidemic in St. Lawrence County Discussed

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Name: The 1918 Flu Epidemic in St. Lawrence County Discussed
Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
The end of World War One, women voting in their first election in New York State, and a statewide quarantine in New York - 1918 was surely a busy year. But the influenza that attacked the nation is rarely spoken about. Learn more about the 1918 Flu Epidemic when Bryan Thompson speaks at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association at noon on Thursday, October 18th. Brown Bag Lunches are free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch and enjoy a beverage and dessert provided by SLCHA.
 
Bryan Thompson, a seventh generation St. Lawrence County native, is the municipal historian for the town of DeKalb. While deputy and town historian, he received the Hackman Research Fellowship and the Dearstyne Award for Excellence from the state archives.
 
The Brown Bag Lunch Series is a popular lunch lecture series dedicated to the memory of Patricia Harrington Carson, who founded the series during her 24 years as a Trustee of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association. Pat Carson was active on numerous SLCHA Committees, and was an article writer and issue editor of the SLCHA’s history journal, The Quarterly.
Location:
Silas Wright House, 3 East Main Street, Canton
Date/Time Information:
12 Noon, October 18, 2018
Contact Information:
315-386-8133
Fees/Admission:
Free and open to the public.  Bring your own lunch and enjoy a beverage and dessert provided by SLCHA.
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