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Author Talk with Shannon Bontrager Ph.D.

June 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join the Marietta History Center for an Author Talk & Book signing with Shannon Bontrager, Ph.D. as he shares his newest publication, Death at the Edges of Empire: Fallen Soldiers, Cultural Memory, and the Making of an American Nation, 1863-1921.
Bontrager is a Professor of History at Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville specializing in Military History, U.S. History, and World History. Death at the Edges of Empire follows and examines American commemorations of the war dead from the Gettysburg Address to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to uncover the modern cultural memories that citizens developed to help them justify an age of empire.
When: Thursday, June 9th, 2022
Where: Marietta History Center, Community Room
Cost (In-Person) : $10 for not-yet-members and free for MHC members. Members also receive a 20% discount in the Museum Store!
Virtual Option: MHC has a virtual option to attend and this option is purchased ONLY through Facebook (FB) as well as viewed through FB. If you are members, please message or call the MHC.
There are limited virtual spots for Members (770-794-5710)
Museum Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 4pm (Galleries are NOT open during this event)


Marietta History Center
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Marietta, GA United States
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