[ September 17, 2013; 6:30 pm; ] Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 pm will be another quality program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War – no charge, open to the public. The Wayne County Civil War Round Table, in collaboration with the Wayne County Libraries, will host the program in the Wooster Library Conference Room. We are now in the [...]
[ August 2, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 3, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 9, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 16, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 17, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 24, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 30, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 31, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Step back in time and join the family and friends of Everett Farnam as they celebrate the homecoming of a local Civil War soldier. Enjoy a picnic supper from an authentic menu from the era, sit around the campfire and listen to stories of life on the battlefield, and be entertained by songs, games, and [...]
[ August 7, 2013; 7:15 pm; ] Hundreds of men from Oberlin, college and town, served in the Civil War. Learn more about these local heroes when the Oberlin Heritage Center’s AmeriCorps member Richard Donegan sheds light on their motivations for enlisting, how the clearly abolitionist young men were perceived by other Union soldiers, the integration of free African American Oberlinians into [...]
[ July 28, 2013; 9:00 am; ] Join the Lisbon and East Liverpool Historical Societies as they relive the events leading up to and the capture of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. The historical societies will relive the events that took place in the surrounding environs. There will be an opportunity for visitors to participate. Costumes welcome.
Sponsors: Lisbon and East Liverpool Historical [...]
[ 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 [...]