[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] On Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10 am to 7 pm, downtown Wilmington, Ohio, will be transformed into an exciting living Civil War museum. For one day only, historical organizations from throughout Southwest Ohio will showcase their stories, demonstrations and exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the day Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and [...]
[ July 28, 2012; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The 66th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company I, will offer an opportunity to experience Civil War history first hand.
Members of Company I will re-enact a Civil War encampment on the banks of the Copeland Lake and a variety of events planned in Murphy Auditorium throughout the day on Saturday will mark the sesquicentennial [...]
Matthew Lopez’s “The Whipping Man,” a post-Civil War story about a Jewish slave owner and 2 of his former slaves who return to the plantation during Seder and the issues they face following the War.
Location: Cleveland Play House, 1501 Euclid Ave – Second Stage, Thrust Configuration
Sponsor: Cleveland Play House
Time: November 2 – November 25, Tues-Sat 7:30 PM, [...]
[ September 21, 2012; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. September 22, 2012; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. September 23, 2012; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The Emancipation Proclamation has been celebrated and observed in Gallia County, OH continuously since 1863. The Gallia County Emancipation Day Celebration is reported to be the longest standing celebration in the United States.
Location: Gallia County Fairgrounds, 189 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631
Sponsor: The Annual Emancipation Celebration Day, Inc.
Details: Free and open to the public
Contact: James Oiler, firstname.lastname@example.org
[ 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 [...]