February 24, 2023 6:30 pm
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“The Forgotten Iron King of the Great Lakes: Eber Brock Ward, 1811-1875”: Literati Bookstore/Ann Arbor District Library.

West Shore Community College (Scottville, MI) history professor Michael W. Nagle discusses his new biography of the 19th-century steel magnate who became the wealthiest man in Michigan by vertically integrating his business operations decades before other more famous moguls, such as Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller. Signing. 6:30 p.m., AADL Downtown. Free. 585–5567.