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WCHS Presents: “An African American Architect in Marietta” – By Wes Clarke

Monday, October 12th, 2020 7pm – 8pm

Speaker Wes Clarke was pleased and surprised to discover the work of an African-American architect on a major building in Marietta. Information will be shared on the remarkable accomplishments of this son of enslaved people and his connection to the architectural heritage of Marietta.

This presentation is co-hosted by the Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) and The Castle Historic House Museum.

This virtual offering is free. Donations are encouraged. (Donations will be shared between the partnering organizations.) Your support is much appreciated!

About the speaker: Wes Clarke is a Registered Professional Archaeologist with over 45 years’ experience conducting research in the American Midwest and in Southeast Asia.  He has particular interest in early historic pottery, Ohio art history, the history of pioneer Ohio, and early state development in Southeast Asia, and has published numerous articles on these topics.  He is currently in the seventh season of excavations on the historic Clark family pottery site at The Castle Museum, where he works as the Manager of Collections. Wes has served as a board member for WCHS and is a current member. 

To register, click below. This will take you to Zoom registration where you will sign-up for this webinar. After completing registration, you should receive an email with information on how to log-in to the webinar.

If you have any questions please contact us at education@mariettacastle.org.

*This webinar may be recorded for future use*

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