Cincinnati: Living History Tour, “Hamilton Avenue Road to Freedom”

By arohmiller, posted on September 13th, 2013.

[ September 21, 2013; 10:30 am; ] The neighborhoods of College Hill, North College Hill, and Mt. Healthy will host an event featuring living history tours on September 21, 2013 from 11am-4pm.  Hamilton Avenue Road to Freedom: Living History Tours is an event for patrons of all ages and will focus on the rich abolitionist history of Hamilton Avenue in the 1820s-1860s.

During […]

Holiday at Home

By strobes223, posted on April 25th, 2012.

[ July 4, 2012; ] The Van Wert County Historical Society invites you to the Holiday at Home Civil War event. The event is on July 4th, 2012 and goes from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be parades, reenactors, lectures, music, battle reenactments and a Civil War Ball. The event will take place on 602 N. Washington Street, […]

Bellefontaine, Springfield, & Sidney: Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour of Logan, Clark and Shelby Counties

By MelissaLuthman, posted on April 19th, 2012.

[ May 11, 2012; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

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The Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour of Logan, Clark and Shelby counties plans to celebrate our area’s contributions to the Civil War and its memory.  The bus tour will include three themes: Local Soldiers, Life at Home before and during the Civil War, and how Civil […]

New Bremen: Anthony Gibbs presents “His Promised Land: John Parker and the Underground Railroad”

By MelissaLuthman, posted on March 30th, 2012.

[ April 12, 2012 7:00 pm to April 13, 2012 8:00 pm. ] The Auglaize County Historical Society will host guest speaker Anthony Gibbs as he portrays John Parker, an Underground Railroad conductor from Ripley, OH. The presentation will take place on April 12th at 7:00pm at the Lockkeeper’s House in New Bremen.
John Parker’s life is a story of determination, sacrifice, and extraordinary courage.  He was an ex-slave, inventor, […]

Hartville: Speaker: “Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad”

By Sonja Koehler, posted on September 2nd, 2011.

[ September 20, 2011; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join the Stark County District Library on Tuesday September 20th as Barbara A. Lyons from the University of Mount Union will present a program based on the book “Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and The Underground Railroad” by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard, PhD.

The Lake Branch of the Stark […]