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Hale Farm Civil War Reenactment

Hale Farm will hold its annual Civil War Reenactment on Aug. 11-12. It is a large reenactment with many activities in quite the appropriate setting, an outdoor living history museum showcasing life in the Ohio Western Reserve in the 19th … Continue reading

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Mother Bickerdyke: “She outranks me.”

Published in The Alliance Review Feb. 10, 2009 The Civil War’s nearly forgotten nurse addressed attendees of Rodman Public Library’s Uncivil War program Monday evening, the first of three sessions during Black History Month. Washington Township resident Carolyn Caskey regularly … Continue reading

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Susannah Grimes Hilton

Carolyn Caskey, of Washington Township, Stark County, Ohio, portrayed WT resident Susannah Grimes Hilton, wife of Samuel Hilton, last week for the Beechwood Pioneers, the senior citizens group of Beechwood United Methodist Church. Susannah lived during the Civil War and … Continue reading

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Looking through lenses at the Civil War

    Arriving at the Zoar Civil War weekend last Saturday, I glanced at the schedule of events and immediately headed to the main tent for a talk on Civil War photography presented by Michael Rhodes of Medina. I was not … Continue reading

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Zoar Civil War Weekend

More than 1,500 Civil War soldiers and civilians offered a slice of 19th-century life at Historic Zoar Village in Tuscarawas County last weekend, beginning with a school day on Friday. The central episode was  the Battle of Sayler’s Creek reenactment … Continue reading

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Zoar Civil War School Day

Public, private and home-schooled students learned about life on the battlefield and the home front during Historic Zoar Village’s Civil War School Day on Friday, Sept. 18. Students learned about the Civil War from uniformed reenactors conducting artillery, cavalry and … Continue reading

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Underground Railroad Conductor John Parker

“These were the days of passion and battle which turned father against son, and neighbor against neighbor.” — John Parker John Parker was born a slave in Virginia in 1827, the son of a slave woman and the plantation owner, … Continue reading

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