The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting a fundraising dinner featuring guests of honor Abraham and Mary Lincoln March 2 at the historic General Denver Hotel in downtown Wilmington.
OSU history professor Mark Grimsley will explore how the “dearth of civility and civic virtue — both characteristics highly prized by the Founders — caused the American experiment in republican government to fall off a cliff in 1860-1861.”
In conjunction with Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, the Quaker Heritage Center is pleased to extend an invitation to you from Dr. Vinton Prince, Professor of History, who has generously offered to open his current course, "Topics in United States History: The Civil War," to members of the Wilmington community.
The colonization of America in the 1700s and the role of newspaper advertisements radically changed the traditional roles of women in Ireland and the colonies, claims historian Christine Ruth Watterson.
A panel of scholars will discuss the profound impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when Wilmington College presents “9/11: 10 Years Later” Monday (Sept. 12), at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.
A vision of a more perfect world as professed by enlightened thinkers of the late 18th century will be addressed at the 17th annual Wilmington College/Daughters of American Colonists History Lecture Monday (Oct. 5), at 7:30 p.m., in WC’s Kelly Center.