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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

7th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

 

MAPPING THE LAND :

WESTERN RESERVE SCAPES AND SHAPES  

The Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, Ohio

 November 13-14, 1992

Friday, November 13, 1992
1:00 Registration

1:30 Welcome & Introduction
Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, Case Western Reserve University

1:45 "Ohio: A Social Laboratory for Land Survey and Sale"
George Knepper, University of Akron

2:30 "Early Western Reserve Impressions: The Surveyor, the Artist and the Land Speculator"
Gladys Haddad, Guest Curator

BREAK
"Early Western Reserve Impressions"
November 13, 1992 - January 31, 1993

4:00 "Lines on the Land: Evidence of the Original Survey on the Western Reserve Landscape"
Rob Nurre, Acorn Land Resources

6:00 DINNER PROGRAM
FILM
"The Forgotten Frontier: Connecticut's Western Reserve"
Lois Cunniff, Producer


Saturday, November 14, 1992
9:30 The Western Reserve: From Wilderness to Thriving Community
Moderator: Theodore A. Sande, Western Reserve Historical Society

"The Land and Its Riches"
Harvey Webster, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

"Native Americans: Early Householders"
David Brose, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

"Western Reserve Waterways"
Harry F. Lupold, John Carroll University

BREAK

11:15 Speaking of Community: Some Case Studies
"Nineteenth Century Manifestations of Community in the Western Reserve"
The Connecticut Land Company, Shakers, Claridon Township
Robert A. Wheeler, Cleveland State University

"Twentieth Century Escape from the Landscape"
Shaker Heights, Walden, Pirate's Cove

David R. Anderson, Hiram College

12:30 LUNCH

1:30 "The Poet Gives Voice to the Landscape"
David Brendan Hopes, University of North Carolina

2:15 "Stewardship/Conservation/Advocacy: The Issues"
Moderator: John Debo, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area
James K. Bissell, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Siegfried Buerling, Hale Farm and Village
Thomas W. Stanley, Cleveland Metroparks

3:30 Closing Remarks

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117, or email Professor Haddad