Traveling Exhibit: Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later

How did a song shape the Civil War?

Which Ohioan was almost single-handedly responsible for the Union Armys financial stability?

The Civil War 150th Anniversary traveling exhibit, Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later is a new exhibit produced by the Ohio Historical Society in partnership with the Ohio Humanities Council, American Electric Power, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. This stunning new exhibit focuses on people and places around Ohio that were of significance during the Civil War, how each impacted the war effort, and how the war impacted Ohio and its people. Compact and easily portable the exhibit was designed to travel to community organizations around Ohio who want to celebrate the Civil War Anniversary. If your organization is interested in hosting the exhibit or in more information send an email request to Civil War 150. Subjects include:

  • The Fighting McCooks
  • Buckeye Furnace
  • Benjamin Hanby
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Zoar and Zoarites
  • John Rankin
  • Jay Cooke
  • Quakers
  • Freed Slaves
  • Civil War Veterans

By Cameron Wood, History Curator

Posted April 18, 2011
Topics: Civil WarMilitaryPresidents & Politics
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