Lecture

Historical Lecture by Jerry Rohde "High Seas"

When: Fri., July 26, 6:30 p.m. 2013

Dow’s Prairie Grange and Pierson’s host the second in a series of local history presentations. Local historian and author Jerry Rohde will present a program entitled “High Seas” that tells the story of naval malfeasance on the shores of Samoa, where the first submarine H-3 was grounded and then the cruiser USS Milwaukee wrecked while attempting to rescue the sub. Additional characters involved in this colorful story include the Great White Fleet, Charlie Chaplin’s brother, and the Mercer-Fraser company.

Price: Free

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