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WQLN PBS Spotlight: Chronicles

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Jeff Sherry
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Hagan History Center

Do you know the role our region played in providing a path back to alcohol after Prohibition tried to shut it down? Or where the name Erie came from? Any idea which local bank owner defied the federal government to support her community during the Great Depression? Chronicles, on WQLN PBS, is taking a deep dive into all that makes the Lake Erie region remarkable, both past and present. Here's a preview of what's coming up on Chronicles:

The District: Saving Erie's Character | November 10
A discussion about the historical preservation of West 6th St. in Erie and the impact.

Erielhonan: Those Who Came Before, Part 1 | November 17
Like many towns across North America, Erie owes its name to the people who came first.

Houses of Faith: Beyond the Brickwork | December 15
The history of some of Erie's churches and the role that faith played in shaping Erie.

A Chronicles Christmas Carol | December 22
Explore the history of carols and their origins, with music from Erie Philharmonic.

Watch Chronicles Thursdays at 8:00pm on WQLN PBS. Missed the first four episodes? WQLN members can stream Chronicles anytime on WQLN PBS Passport.