[ 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 [...]
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[ August 4, 2012; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. August 5, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Metro Parks of Butler County is hosting a great Civil War weekend on Saturday August 4 and Sunday August 5 at Governor Bebb Park in Morgan Township. Governor Bebb comes alive as soldiers and civilians recreate life in a small village occupied by the Union my during the Civil War. Located in the Pioneer Village, [...]
[ August 11, 2012; 1:30 pm; ] Acclaimed Civil War historian and author, Lester Horwitz, will be presenting at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. His book, “The Longest Raid of the Civil War” will be a feature in the program.
Location: Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Avenue NW, Warren, OH 44483
Details: Free and open to the public.
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[ August 23, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Way Up North in Dixie: A Black Family’s Claim to the Confederate Anthem
Was the Confederate anthem “Dixie” really written by Dan Emmett? Howard and Judy Sacks tell the story of the Snowdens, an African American family of musicians and farmers from ruralKnox County,Ohio. They examine the Snowdens’ musical and social exchanges with rural whites from [...]
[ August 26, 2012; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] The Kelton House Museum will present Fresh Fish to the Front: 95th OVI and the Rebel March on Cincinnati; Central Ohio Boys Answer the Call.
In the early summer of 1862, to meet impending danger threatening the overthrow of the Republic, President Lincoln called for 300,000 volunteers. The 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry was organized in July [...]