Mentor: Civil War Encampment

By arohmiller, posted on June 1st, 2015.

[ July 18, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Visit the James A. Garfield National Historic Site for a Civil War Encampment with Union and Confederate soldiers, firing drills, marching, and an artillery gun crew. Music by Camp Chase Fife and Drums (Saturday only). Meet President Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General Grant, and Frederick Douglass. Mini-militia for children. Free admission!

Mentor: Civil War Encampment

By karyncw150, posted on April 29th, 2011.

[ September 10, 2011 11:00 am to September 11, 2011 4:00 pm. ] All are welcome to a Civil War encampment with Union, Confederate, and civilian reenactors in authentic  camp sites at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Programs hourly including firing drills, parade, children’s  militia and play area. Garfield home open   will be open for tours. Sutlers shall be on site with food available.   There will also be […]

Mentor: “Dinner with the Presidents”

By cmccune, posted on January 18th, 2011.

[ February 20, 2011; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. February 21, 2011; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Mentor: “Dinner with the Presidents”‘

Join Presidents Garfield, Lincoln, Grant, T. Roosevelt, & Taft, along with First Ladies Lucretia Garfield & Eleanor Roosevelt to celebrate Presidents’ Day in a most entertaining and thought-provoking manner!   Presidential trivia, activities, prizes.

Details: No reservations required. Order from the regular menu. Children are encouraged to attend!

Sponsor: Mentor Public Library

Location: Yours Truly […]

Mentor: “Ask the President”

By cmccune, posted on January 18th, 2011.

[ February 1, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Mentor: “Ask the President”

Join the Mentor Public Library for an event entitled:   “Ask the President!” President Garfield and First Lady Lucretia Garfield (as performed by the We Made History Living Historians) join us for a special historical presentation. Listen to a presidential story, then join in the fun and ask questions! What was Garfield’s favorite […]

Mentor: Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the CW Era

By Kristina, posted on June 13th, 2010.

[ June 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010. ] In commemoration of the approaching 150th anniversary of the Civil War, James A. Garfield NHS will host this special traveling exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History showing various depictions of Abraham Lincoln from political cartoons of the day. WARNING: some of these cartoons use racial terms that some may find offensive. However, […]