Sylvania: Friends of Freedom Society, Inc. Holds 14th Ohio Underground Railroad Summit

By Amanda Nelson, posted on October 26th, 2011.

On Friday, October 21, the Friends of Freedom Society, Inc., a grassroots, all volunteer, non-profit organization devoted to researching, documenting, and preserving Underground Railroad sites throughout Ohio, met in Sylvania, OH, for its 14th Ohio Underground Railroad Summit entitled, Sylvania: A Final Terminus.  The 2011 summit focused on the impact the Underground Railroad had on [...]

Maumee: Local History Forum “The Blow is Struck: A Civil War History Forum”

By cmccune, posted on August 25th, 2011.

[ September 24, 2011; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Visit the Wolcott House Museum Complex for a local history forum focusing on Northwest Ohio at the dawn of the Civil War.   Discover Northwest Ohio’s contributions to and experiences during the American Civil War.  Meet local authors, historians and experts on the Civil War.  Enjoy a day with fellow history lovers.

The conference will feature speaker R. Bruce [...]

Maumee: Exhibit “Hearts and Hands on the Homefront”

By cmccune, posted on August 25th, 2011.

[ April 21, 2011 to April 30, 2011. May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. June 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011. July 1, 2011 to July 31, 2011. August 1, 2011 to August 31, 2011. September 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011. October 1, 2011 to October 31, 2011. ] Visit the Wolcott House Museum for a special exhibit.   “Hearts and Hands on the Homefront,” opening April 21 at the Wolcott Museum Complex, marks the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.

The exhibit provides a rare glimpse into 1861-1865 northwest Ohio, telling its story through the photographs and letters of northwest Ohio soldiers and families. Hearts [...]

Maumee: CW Lecture Series “Marking the War’s Sesquicentennial”

By cmccune, posted on March 22nd, 2011.

[ April 12, 2011; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Join the Wolcott House Museum Complex to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with a presentation entitled “Marking the War’s Sesquicentennial: Commemoration activities and educational resources to help you learn about and teach Civil War history”. Hosted by the Maumee Valley Historical Society, this presentation includes a tour of the Wolcott Museum Complex [...]

Maumee: CW Lecture Series “Rutherford B. Hayes and the Civil War”

By cmccune, posted on March 22nd, 2011.

[ March 29, 2011; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Join the Wolcott House Museum Complex to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with a presentation entitled “Rutherford B. Hayes and The Civil War.”

This event is part of the “Ohio and The Civil War: A Workshop Series for Educators and Enthusiasts” presented by [...]