McKinley comes to life Thursday

By JACK PALMER Staff Writer Published:

Prominent writer, researcher and historian Tanya Griffith will appear as First Lady Ida McKinley Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Schomburg Auditorium on the campus of Defiance College. The program is part of a local series on U.S. Presidents who visited Defiance as part of the Ohio Bicentennial celebration and is a collaboration of Defiance College, Defiance Public Library, and the city of Defiance. Helping to sponsor the Griffith presentation is Farmers and Merchants State Bank. The event is free and open to the public.