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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

14th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

THE PROMISE OF THE LAND

Squire Valleevue Farm

Sheep Barn

Hunting Valley, Ohio

 

October 1-2, 1999

Friday, October 1
Sheep Barn


1:00 Registration

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

1:45 Greetings: Carl Ubbelohde, Case Western Reserve University

18th Century
A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE
GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799)

2:00 Chair: George Knepper University of Akron
"George Washington and the West"

2:30 Clevelands First Infrastructure: The Ohio Erie Canal from George Washington to Alfred Kelley A Multimedia Presentation
Moderator: William C. Barrow
Jeanne Figueira Grossetti, Jonathan Hodges, Sherry Maruna, Cleveland State University

3:30 George Washingtons Mount Vernon: Constructing Independence in Revolutionary America
Robert F. Dalzell, Jr. and Lee Baldwin Dalzell, Williams College

Manor House

5:00 Reception

6:00 Dinner

7:30 Program

Westward Ho!
My Take on the Western Reserve
George Washington

portrayed by William Sommerfield
American Historical Theatre

Saturday, October 2
Sheep Barn

9:00 Registration and Hospitality
19th Century
A POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE
JAMES A. GARFIELD (1831-1881)

9:30 Chair: David Anderson Hiram College
A Promising Boy Intimations of Greatness in James A. Garfield


10:00 Lawnfield: a new sweet tie between us all
John Shaw, Hiram College


10:45 Lawnfield: Cottage to Mansion
Dean Zimmerman, Lawnfield

11:30 Hiram in The Civil War
A Dramatic Presentation

Joanne Sawyer, Brandon Clay, David Anderson, Dennis Taylor, Robert Sawyer, Hiram College

12:30 Lunch

20th Century
A THERAPEUTIC PERSPECTIVE

1:30 The Created Landscape Beth Johnson, Case Western Reserve University

SANCTUARIES FOR HEALING

2:00 Chair Sr. Mary Denis Maher

Hopewell Inn A Community Farm Mental Illness
Gary Long, Hopewell Inn
Catherine M. Clopton, Hopewell Inn, Horticultural Therapist

Warrens Garden
Kethley House at Benjamin Rose Place
Dementia

Alice Kethley, Benjamin Rose Institute
Mary Jane Lovering, Vertechs Design Inc.Landscape Architects
Charlotte Lees, Artist

Sensory Garden
Lake Hospital System, Mentor Medical Campus
Ambulatory patients

Cynthia Moore-Hardy, Lake Hospital System
James F. Pelowski, Lebanese American University, David Weir, Mentor Surgery Center

3:30 Close

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