The Split Rock explosives factories were the key factor in the Allie's victory in World War I. During the 2nd of July 1918, an explosion rocked Split Rock. The explosion is more than a history. It is a mystery. It was a tragedy that involved 60 deaths and uncounted injuries. Shrouded in myths, only now has the truth surfaced. The tantalizing tale will be told at the lecture. This is the most complete historical record of the explosion.
Richard F. Miller, the presenter, received a B.A. in Philosophy at LeMoyne College, a M.S. in Information Resources Management and an M.B.A., both from Syracuse University. He has lived in Syracuse since his birth. History has always been his greatest interest. Richard F. Miller has researched this history for over 30 years. With a career as a computer professional, accuracy has been a sharp point.