Town & Gown - Defiance HISTORY Programs

The Stroede Center for the Arts is located at 319 Wayne Avenue. An accessible venue entrance is on Third Street.

The Town and Gown programs are sponsored by the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum are open to the public and are free of charge.

2023 Schedule

Independence: Dam, Village, State Park

Presenter: Richard Rozevink, Historian and Tuttle Museum Director

Thursday, December 14

Stroede Center for the Arts 

7:00 P.M. 


Visit the Tuttle Museum immediately after the program to open an exhibit highlighting 

the Independence village, dam, and state park. 

The exhibit is sponsored by Jim and Cathy Martin, and Martin Diesel.


2024 Schedule

The Other Indian Stronghold

Thursday, March 14, 7:00 P.M. * SCA

Presenter: Jim Pickett, Author

Stroede Center for the Arts

7:00 P.M. 



July 1794 at the Glaize (Confluence)

Thursday, April 18, 7:00 P.M. * SCA

Taylor Moyer, Historian

Stroede Center for the Arts 

7:00 P.M.