Archive for April, 2011

Zoar: Zoar Civil War School Days “The Blue and Grey Trail”

By cmccune, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ September 16, 2011; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Call your students to attention and ship out to Zoar!

Discover the world of a Civil War soldier and a Revolutionary War Soldier. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of artillery fire. Speak with costumed interpreters   about life on the home front. What did moms and dads, brothers and sisters do when a family member went [...]

Zoar: Civil War Anniversary Dinner

By cmccune, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ April 30, 2011; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Join the Zoar Villae for their Civil War Anniversary Dinner at the historic Zoar Schoolhouse. Darrell Markijohn will present a short talk on the Battle of First Manassas, also known as the Battle of Bull Run. Revenues will support the Historic Village of Zoar.    Dinner by Georgio’s Grill will feature green salad with dried cranberries, followed [...]

Sidney: Civil War Bus Tour

By arohmiller, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ June 20, 2011; 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. ] Description: Join us on a bus tour of local Civil War sites!   Visit the Bicycle Museum of America, Johnston Farm and Indian Agency, the First Presbyterian Church in Troy, and more.

Details: Cost is $35.00 including lunch.   Contact the Shelby County Historical Society at 937-498-1653 or shelbyhistory@embarqmail.com to make reservations by June 6.   Space is limited.

Sponsors: [...]

Akron: The Lincoln Inaugural Train

By karyncw150, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ May 17, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Celebrating the Civil War  Sesquicentennial, Paul Goebbel, historical presenter, tells the story of  Lincoln’s election and the use he made of his trip to Washington via the  railroad.   This trip allowed the president-elect to meet the people that  he was going to lead in this divided nation.   It also gave the  population the chance to see and meet their new [...]

Mentor: Civil War Encampment

By karyncw150, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ September 10, 2011 11:00 am to September 11, 2011 4:00 pm. ] All are welcome to a Civil War encampment with Union, Confederate, and civilian reenactors in authentic  camp sites at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Programs hourly including firing drills, parade, children’s  militia and play area. Garfield home open   will be open for tours. Sutlers shall be on site with food available.   There will also be [...]