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    James A Garfield

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Lawnfield Lunch and Lecture Series

Winter/Spring 2013 "Lunch and Lecture" Programs at Skye Restaurant

ALL PROGRAMS TAKE PLACE AT SKYE RESTAURANT IN LAWNFIELD INN AND SUITES

8434 MENTOR AVENUE. CALL 440-974-3572 FOR RESERVATIONS.

Tuesday, January 8-12 p.m. at Skye Restaurant (8434 Mentor Avenue)

Lunch and Lecture Series: Inaugural Ball Gowns & Fashions of America's First Ladies

Join a James A. Garfield NHS volunteer for a delicious lunch at Skye and then enjoy a presentation about the fashion choices various First Ladies have made for inaugural balls throughout American history! Please call Skye at 440-974-3572 to make reservations for the Lunch and Lecture Series. Skye located inside Lawnfield Inn & Suites.

Tuesday, February 5-12 p.m. at Skye Restaurant (8434 Mentor Avenue)

Lunch and Lecture Series: Victorian Weddings

Join a James A. Garfield NHS staff member for a delicious lunch at Skye and then enjoy a presentation about the customs and fashions of weddings during America's Victorian period. Reservations required; please call Skye at 440-974-3572 to make reservations. Skye located inside Lawnfield Inn & Suites.

Tuesday, March 5-12 p.m. at Skye Restaurant (8434 Mentor Avenue)

Lunch and Lecture Series: "The Second-Toughest Job in the World": First Ladies in American History

Join a James A. Garfield NHS volunteer for a delicious lunch at Skye and then enjoy a presentation about the unique and challenging job of being First Lady of the United States. Learn about the most influential First Ladies and how the job has changed over the centuries. Reservations required; please call Skye at 440-974-3572 to make reservations. Skye located inside Lawnfield Inn & Suites.

Tuesday, April 2-12 p.m. at Skye Restaurant (8434 Mentor Avenue)

Lunch and Lecture Series: Who's NOT Buried in Grant's Tomb?: Presidential Tombs, Monuments, and Memorials

Join a James A. Garfield NHS volunteer for a delicious lunch at Skye and then enjoy a presentation about the various monument and memorials built to honor and remember American presidents. Reservations required; please call Skye at 440-974-3572 to make reservations. Skye located inside Lawnfield Inn & Suites.

Did You Know?

Garfield Profile, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-BH82601-1484-B DLC

James A. Garfield was the last president to be born in a log cabin. He was born in Orange Township, Ohio which is now Moreland Hills.