YARMOUTH — Yarmouth History Center will host, historian and author, Mark Richard, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at 118 East Elm St.

Richard, whose lecture is titled “The Ku Klux Klan Confronts Franco-Americans in the 1920s,” will speak as part of the History Center’s ongoing lecture series. His talk will explore Franco-American history in New England, with a focus on Maine.

Mark Richard holds a Ph.D. in history from Duke University and serves as professor of history at SUNY-Plattsburgh. His current research focus includes French-Canadian migration to the northeastern United States and the integration of French speakers into U.S. society over time. He is the author of two books — “Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States,” and “Not a Catholic Nation: The Ku Klux Klan Confronts New England in the 1920s.”

This lecture is free for members of Yarmouth Historical Society and $5 for all others. 

FMI: www.yarmouthmehistory.org, 207-846-6259.


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