Filed under: Calendar Events
Tagged as: Brown County, Civil War sesquicentennial event, John P. Parker Historical Society, Ohio Civil War 150 Traveling Exhibit, Ripley (OH), traveling exhibit.
|July 16, 2012||to||August 9, 2012|
The John P. Parker Museum & Historical Society is set to host the official Ohio Civil War 150 exhibit from July 16, 2012-August 9, 2012. The Ohio Historical Society, in partnership with the Ohio Humanities Council and American Electric Power, sponsored development of “Ohio & The Civil War: 150 Years Later”, a special travelling panel exhibit produced for the Civil War’s sesquicentennial. The exhibit explores Ohio’s participation in the war and focuses on individual’s choices that impacted local communities and the course of the war. Three themes – Democracy, Transformation and Memory – are used to reveal Civil War stories that have impacted Ohio from the 19th century to the present day.
Location: 300 N. Front Street, Ripley, OH, 45167
Sponsors: John P. Parker Museum, John P. Parker Historical Society & Rankin House Museum
Contact: Carol Stivers, 937-392-4188