Bergholz: John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail Tour

By arohmiller, posted on July 1st, 2013.

[ July 27, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Join the Bergholz Civil War Committee and Bergholz Ruritan Club as they mark the 150th anniversary of John Hunt Morgan and his men’s surrender to Union forces.  Living historians from Kentucky, Bill and Laura Nordan, portray Morgan and his wife.  Mattie will be escorted to the commemoration by local horse clubs.  Lester Horwitz will speak [...]

Steubenville: 97th Regiment String Band Concert

By Amanda Nelson, posted on July 6th, 2012.

[ July 12, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] The nationally acclaimed 97th Regimental String Band will bring the music and stories of the Civil War to the Berman Amphitheater.  The band travels throughout the country, playing at festivals, reenactments, living history events and western frontier gatherings from coast to coast.  Folks at Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, in Disney’s Epcot Center, and Branson’s Silver [...]

Steubenville: Ohio and the Civil War Exhibit at Fort Steuben

By Amanda Nelson, posted on October 25th, 2011.

[ November 7, 2011 to November 19, 2011. ]  One hundred fifty years ago, young men from Ohio, caught up in the excitement and glory and causes of war, flocked to form and join regiments of the Union Army to become participants in the Civil War.  Over 300,000 Ohioans would serve, over 35,000 would die in the conflict that threatened to cleave the nation [...]

Mt. Pleasant: “A Path to Freedom Tour”

By cmccune, posted on July 1st, 2011.

[ August 6, 2011; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. August 7, 2011; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The Historical Society of Mount   Pleasant, Ohio is preparing for it’s annual  Pilgrimage.   In conjunction with the 150th anniversary   of the Civil War, the event this year will be A Path to Freedom Tour. Recalling the Civil War, we need to think beyond the actually years of the conflict. The drive to abolish slavery and the [...]

Q & A Series: The Mooretown Civil War Monument

By cmccune, posted on May 9th, 2011.

The Mooretown Civil War Monument
Conducted by Kate McFadden, AmeriCorps Civil War 150 Leadership Corps member for Eastern Ohio
Mooretown Civil War Monument (Photo Credit)
Monuments honoring the Civil War and those who sacrificed to defend their country can be found all over Ohio. Many hold a very special place in the hearts of their communities. In Jefferson [...]