Monday, October 25, 2010

Lecture by J. Kevin Graffagnino: "A Hard Founding Father to Love: Ira Allen of Vermont," November 11, 2010


"A Hard Founding Father to Love: Ira Allen of Vermont"
J. Kevin Graffagnino, Director of the Clements Library

4:00 PM, Thursday, November 11, 2010
Main Room, Clements Library
909 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI

Every American frontier has attracted ambitious individuals with grand dreams of empire, complicated get-rich schemes, and remarkably flexible ethics, and Ira Allen is the Green Mountain archetype of the breed. Please join Clements Library Director Kevin Graffagnino as he delves into Ira Allen’s checkered career.

Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Clements Library at 734-764-2347. 

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