Erie PA Genealogy Weekly for April 15, 2013

Local events and other goings-on for genealogy and family history enthusiasts in Erie County, Pennsylvania

National Library Week

As part of the Erie County Public Library’s week long celebrations, Debbi Lyon, author of the popular blog “Old Time Erie,” will give talk on Tuesday, April 16th, at 7pm, in the library’s Heritage Room.

My View II: The Smoke has Lifted, The Tullio Era Begins

Tue, April 16, 7pm – 9pm at the Jefferson Educational Society, at 3207 State Street, Erie.

The second half of a personal, “behind-the-scenes” account of Erie politics resumes with the beginning of the Mayor Tullio era: including observations and opinions of how the Erie political realm really operates; and explaining the historic battle over the sale of Erie’s Water Department. Presented by Patrick Cappabianca, M.A. Tickets are $10/person; $15 with a guest.

Erie County Historical Society’s Sally Carlow Kohler Lecture Series

Wed, April 17, 7pm – 9pm at the Cashier’s House,  419 State Street, Erie

Tom Yots, the Executive Director of Preservation Buffalo-Niagara will speak about historic Buffalo and the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned from Buffalo’s preservation experiences.

ECHS members and children under 13 are free. Guests and non-members pay $5.

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