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Tagged as: Bob Minton, Catherine Wilson, Civil War 150 Advisory Committee, David E. Roth, John Switzer, Paul LaRue, Roger Micker.
David E. Roth (Franklin County) and Roger Micker (Jefferson County) were mentioned in the Times Leader Online. David Roth is the co-founder and publisher of Blue & Gray Magazine. Roger Micker is a high school social studies teacher at Steubenville High School, a member of the Ohio Historical Society Teacher Advisory Committee and is President of the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable.
Roger Micker (Jefferson County) was also mentioned in the Herald Star Online. Micker is a high school social studies teacher at Steubenville High School, a member of the Ohio Historical Society Teacher Advisory Committee and is President of the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable.
Catherine Wilson (Greene County) was mentioned in the Xenia Gazette Online. She is the Executive Director of the Greene County Historical Society. She has experience in archives, genealogy, history scholarship and Civil War reenacting.
Paul LaRue (Fayette County) was mentioned in the Record Herald Online. He is a high school social studies teacher at Washington High School. He has been honored for his innovative methods of teaching Civil War history by the American Legion (2003 Educator of the Year) and the Civil War Preservation Trust.
Bob Minton (Hancock County) was mentioned in The Courier Online. He is the colonel and commanding officer of the Army of the Ohio Reenacting Battalion. He has been involved in efforts to preserve land at Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison site and raised significant funds to conserve two Ohio Civil War flags.
John Switzer was mentioned in The Columbus Dispatch Online. He is a journalist with The Columbus Dispatch and writes a Sunday Metro column, often revealing his love of history in his topics.
In response to Gov. Ted Strickland’s directive to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Ohio (2011-2015), the Ohio Historical Society has appointed 15 Ohioans to the Civil War 150 Advisory Committee. Made up of individuals from around the state, the committee will provide guidance to the historical society on programs and activities to ensure a successful commemoration effort at both the state and local levels. The first meeting of the group is Jan. 28. Members will serve until the end of 2015.