Northwest Ohio Goes to War: The Blow is Struck!
A Local History Forum
Focusing on Northwest Ohio at the dawn of the Civil War
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (check-in at 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Wolcott House Museum Complex
1031 River Road
To register: 419-893-9602 or www.wolcotthouse.org
Cost: $30.00 (includes refreshments, luncheon, conference materials, and contact hours for educators)
$25.00 for MVHS members
Discover Northwest Ohio’s contributions to and experiences during the American Civil War!
Meet local authors, historians, and experts on the Civil War!
Enjoy a day with fellow history lovers!
The conference will feature speaker R. Bruce Way, a local author, University of Toledo Professor and host of FM 91′s Morning Edition. This year’s round table discussion is entitled “Beyond Your Family Tree — Writing Your Family History” with J.D. Britton, Larry Michaels, Carol Guzzo and Marilyn Wendler. Other sessions include “Civil Warriors: Petroleum V. Nasby and Thomas Nast” by Tom Culbertson of the Hayes Presidential Center, and breakout sessions for educators, genealogists and history enthusiasts. Tours of the Wolcott Museum Complex and “Hearts and Hands on the Homefront” exhibit will also be offered.