Mon 24 Feb

The Untold Story of the Soldiers and Sailors Home - Fairview

Michael Fuhrman, BA, MSA The Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors home at the foot of Ash Street wasbuilt in 1886 as a Marine Hospital to care for ailing veterans of the CivilWar. It also served ... Read More »
Tue 25 Feb

America's Most Corrupt Presidential Election - 1876

George Deutsch, B.A. Today, the very validity of our presidential elections has been called intoquestion. There are plenty of accusations of tampering, outside interference,voter fraud, et... Read More »
Tue 25 Feb

American Tapestry: We Tell Ourselves Stories, Part IV: Economic Freedom, "The American Dream", and a Nation of "Hustlers"

Andrew Roth, Ph.D. After a several month hiatus, Dr. Andrew Roth continues his AmericanTapestry: We Tell Ourselves Stories series. What is the "story of America"?Is there such a thing? I... Read More »

Advancing Community Progress in Erie, Pennsylvania

The Jefferson Educational Society (JES) of Erie is a nonprofit institution where conversations commence and ideas take action. We were founded to promote civic enlightenment and community progress for the Erie Region through the study, research, and discussion of those ideas and events that have influenced the human condition. The Society offers courses, seminars, and lectures which explain the central ideas that have formed the past, assist in exploring the present, and offer guidance to enhance the civic future of the Erie Region.