Meehan Memorial Lansing Public Library to host presentation by Hugh Conway this Thursday

Meehan Memorial Lansing Public Library will be presenting “Our Irish Heritage,” part of the library’s “Lansing’s Roots” series, Thursday, July 17 beginning at 7 p.m. Locally raised historian and author Hugh Conway will share stories about growing up on the farm and his Irish heritage. Conway grew up on a ridge-top farm in Lafayette Township near the Wexford. He contributes a monthly column to The Standard entitled “Wexford Wanderings.”
A program planned for August 14 will focus on the myths and questions about what happened to Chief Black Hawk after the Battle of Bad Axe north of Lansing.

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