Peninsula: Civil War Lecture Series, “From the Voice of a Slave: The Underground Railroad in Ohio”

By arohmiller, posted on April 30th, 2013.

[ May 23, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] In conjunction with the Ohio Humanities Council, the Peninsula Valley Historic & Education Foundation is proud to announce the presenters for our 2013 Civil War Lecture Series.  The programs will begin at 7:00pm in the auditorium at the G.A.R. Hall Museum and are free to the public.  Light refreshments will be provided.

May’s program will be [...]

Peninsula: Civil War Lecture Series with Paul Goebbel

By Amanda Nelson, posted on June 27th, 2012.

[ October 25, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Ghost Stories of the Civil War

The Civil War is full of stories that nobody has ever been able to rationally explain. Ghost Stories of the Civil War is the story of the sites and locations with a twist. Many of the stories are probably only local legends and folklore, but a good ghost hunter knows that these types [...]

Peninsula: Civil War Lecture Series with Robert Boyda

By Amanda Nelson, posted on June 27th, 2012.

[ September 27, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign

Follow the renowned General Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall”Jackson as the Confederate Army battles to protect the Shenandoah Valleyfrom Union invaders.

Bob Boyda is a resident of Highland Heights, Ohio– an eastern suburb of Cleveland. He is a Chemical Engineer by education from the University of Cincinnati and Cleveland State.  Bob is retired from ABB Corporation in Cleveland.  Bob [...]

Peninsula: Civil War Lecture Series with Howard & Judith Sacks

By Amanda Nelson, posted on June 27th, 2012.

[ August 23, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Way Up North in Dixie: A Black Family’s Claim to the Confederate Anthem

Was the Confederate anthem “Dixie” really written by Dan Emmett? Howard and Judy Sacks tell the story of the Snowdens, an African American family of musicians and farmers from ruralKnox County,Ohio. They examine the Snowdens’ musical and social exchanges with rural whites from [...]

Peninsula: Civil War Lecture Series with Mark Holbrook

By Amanda Nelson, posted on June 27th, 2012.

[ June 28, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Mr. Lincoln’s Camera Man: An Evening with Matthew Brady

Matthew Brady’s photographs of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War have become icons of the early days of photography.  Come hear the story from Matthew Brady himself as the world renowned photographer and chronicler of the American Civil War and the presidency of Abraham Lincoln shares some of [...]