Way Library to host Dudley’s Massacre author June 12Written by Staff Reports | | firstname.lastname@example.org
To help commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, Monclova resident and author James Emch will speak on his new book, “All But Forgotten,” on June 12.
The book tells the story of Col. William Dudley’s defeat during the first siege of Fort Meigs. Also known as Dudley’s Massacre, the battle took place May 13, 1813, in the woods in what is now the city of Maumee.
Emch will discuss the events leading up to the conflict, the brave men who fought the battle and how its outcome helped change the Old Northwest Territory forever.
The talk will be 7 p.m. June 12 in the lower level of Perrysburg’s Way Public Library. Copies of the book will be on hand for purchase.
Refreshments will be available. The library is located at 101 E. Indiana Ave., in Perrysburg. For more information call, (419) 874-3135.