The 9th Annual Garfield Symposium will be taking place on Saturday, November 12, 2022, beginning at 9:00 AM.
The Symposium will be held virtually via Zoom Video and Teleconference. THIS EVENT IS FREE!
While there is no fee to attend, we ask that you register by November 9, 2022.
The program will include:
Garfield Goings On - including Garfield 200 and America 250. (Presented by Abraham Bruckman, JAGCWRT)
Recognition of Attendees of 5+ years
James A. Garfield on Capitol Hill Then and Now - a visual tour
A presentation on Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, and his work on the 13th Amendment. (Presented by Hon. Andrew C.M. Mizsak, M.A.P., MBM, JAGCWRT Adjutant)
A presentation on Congressman Benjamin Wade (Presented by Benjamin Frayser, MBA, JAGCWRT Commander)
The Ohio Congressional Delegation of Garfield's Years in Congress.
Keynote Address: James A. Garfield and the Foundations of Congressional Caucus Leadership (James M. Holland, Ph.D., JAGCWRT)
Additional presentation proposals are being accepted until October 20, 2022. Please email presentation proposals to JAGCWRT.Historian@gmail.com
Registration for the Symposium will be available beginning October 1, 2022, on our website, www.JamesAGarfieldCWRT.org.
Did we mention that this event is FREE?
We look forward to you joining us for this great event!
THE 9th GARFIELD SYMPOSIUM IS AN
OFFICIALLY SPONSORED GARFIELD 200 EVENT
Andrew C. M. Mizsak, Co-Chair, JAGCWRT
Dana Best-Mizsak, Co-Chair, JAGCWRT
Douglas M. Brattebo, PhD, JD, Hiram College
Abraham Bruckman, MS, JAGCWRT
William C. DiGiacomontonio, Chief Historian,
US Capitol Historical Society
Benjamin Frayser, MBA, JAGCWRT
Previous Keynote Speakers
2014, Lakeland Community College, Allan Peskin, PhD
The Life of James A. Garfield
2015, Lakeland Community College, Daniel Vermiliya
James A. Garfield and the Civil War
2016, Bedford, Ohio, Douglas Brattebo, Ph.D, JD
The 1880 Presidential Election of James A. Garfield
2017, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Benjamin Frayser, MBA
James A. Garfield and the Chagrin Falls Debates
2018, Orange Village, Ohio, Anita Benedetti, BA
The Life of Lucretia R. Garfield (First Person Interpretation)
2019, Strongsville, Ohio, Benjamin Frayser as Major General James A. Garfield
James A. Garfield in the Civil War
2020, via Zoom, Ohio,
Benjamin Frayser as Candidate James A. Garfield
The 140th Anniversary of the Treaty of Mentor
2021, via Zoom, Ohio,
James A. Garfield, III
The Garfield's of Hiram