US Grant Symposium II July 23 2015

Symposium Schedule

Thursday, July 23, 2015
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Admission free
At the Missouri History Museum
Lindell and Debaliviere in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri
The AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
us grant symposium.pdf

The schedule below is from:
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Greg Wolk | The U. S. Grant Trail in MissouriSynopsis: Author of Friend and Foe Alike: A Tour Guide to Missouri’s Civil War presents photos and stories of the many places in Missouri that were part of Ulysses Grant’s campaigns in Missouri in 1861, and the tourist promotion and mapping project known as the U. S. Grant Trail. Powerpoint presentation.
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Tim Good, Superintendent of the Ulysses S Grant NHS | Presentation of film Ulysses S. Grant: A Legacy of Freedom. Synopsis: The official historic site film of the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site was completed this year. Tim will describe the production of the film, and will also lead a discussion about Grant’s life in St. Louis before the Civil War.
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
“Unconditional Surrender: An Afternoon With President Grant,” featuring Pete Grady of Marshalltown, Iowa*** MISSOURI PREMIER ***Synopsis: Pete Grady, the author and performer of “Unconditional Surrender,” has presented his one-man show at the Iowa Veterans Home, the State Historical Museum of Iowa, and the Minnesota History Center, and countless other venues. The show uses music, photographs, cartoons, maps and drawings to explore Grant’s successes and failures in military and civilian life and provides the audience with a new understanding of Ulysses S. Grant. Pete’s presentation will benefit the Marshalltown Community Theater.
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Andy Hahn, Exec. Director, the Campbell House Museum Synopsis: Andy explores U. S. Grant’s connections to the Campbell family and his visits to St. Louis during his Presidency. The presentation includes a discussion of Grant, Robert Campbell and U.S. Indian Policy during the Grant administration. Powerpoint presentation.