DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and the City of Defiance will host Richard Rozevink on Thursday, Sept. 16, for the next Town and Gown, War of 1812 series presentation. The 7:30 p.m. lecture will be held in the Arts and Media Center on the corner of Third and Wayne Street, Defiance.
The event is free and open to the public.
Rozevink will speak about "Winchester's Camp Three: The Horrible Winter of 1812-13.”
Richard Rozevink received his bachelor’s degree in history from Defiance College and has been a local history enthusiast ever since. He is currently chairman of the historic veterans committee of the Defiance County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, board member for the Andrew Tuttle Museum and has served as the chairperson of the Defiance County Historical Society. Rozevink has made many presentations about the local history of the Defiance area as well as authoring several articles on the military aspects of Northwest Ohio.
The next War of 1812 Series event is scheduled for Oct. 14 and will feature Dr. Larry Nelson, editor of Northwest Ohio History and adjunct assistant professor of history at Bowling Green State University’s Firelands College and Heidelberg University, presenting “The Role of Fort Meigs” in Schomburg Auditorium.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
August 26, 2010