Exhibit: Ely Parker and the Military Tradition of the Tonawanda Community

Alfred C. O’Connell Library

November 14th  to  December 14th

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Opening Reception, Tuesday, November 20th, 12:30 to 1:30


Terry Abrams, Vice President of the Tonawanda Reservation Historical Society, will present a short talk about Ely Parker and the community’s many generations of military service from the War of 1812 and Civil War to present. Enjoy refreshments while viewing a diverse display of military photographs, historical documents, and GCC’s Ely Parker book collection.

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Sponsored by GCC’s Alfred C. O’Connell Library, Native American Student Group (NASG), and the Tonawanda Historical Society