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Dew of Death: The Story of the Willoughby Chemical Weapons Plant

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 8/22/2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 In partnership with the Lake County History Center, we will have a presentation with Jeffrey Frischkorn, the former writer for the News Herald and Author of a series of articles about the history of the former Ben Hur Motor Co. plant (AKA Ohio Rubber Company) that was converted to a functioning chemical weapons plant during WWI. Jeffrey will take us back through 100 years of Lake County history to discuss the story of the top-secret chemical weapon agent called Lewisite.
Library: Main Library
Location: Village Room (Main - Lower Level)
Presenter: Meredith