Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Celebrations Past and Future”
This weekend, the Ohio Historical Society will hold a major event—the Civil War Soldiers’ Aid Fair—right here in our 1860s-era Ohio Village. This event is in honor of Memorial Day and in promotion of the Village’s summer opening, but also serves as a celebration of the Society’s new name that will go into effect on Saturday. As of May 24th, we will be known as the Ohio History Connection!
So what exactly is a Soldiers’ Aid Fair, often called a Sanitary Fair? First, a bit of background:[…]
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Celebrations Past and Future
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