10 October 2012 by Published in: General News 3 comments

This Saturday, October 13, 2012, is Ohio Day at the Antietam National Battlefield.

I will be speaking at the Antietam battlefield Visitor Center at 11:00 this Saturday morning on Ohio at Antietam as part of the Ohio Day festivities. If any of you are around and might be able to make it, I hope to see you then and there. Mark Holbrook of the Ohio Historical Society will also be speaking, at 2:00, on the future presidents from Ohio who served in the Civil War. Two, William McKinley and Rutherford B. Hayes, were both at Antietam. Also, the Ohio Civil War 150 Traveling Exhibit will be set up in the Visitor Center for the day, so please take the time to check out this interesting exhibit of how Ohioans impacted the Civil War.

Antietam has long been one of my favorite battlefields, and I enjoy any opportunity to visit it. Come see me there!

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  1. Dennis
    Thu 11th Oct 2012 at 4:40 am

    Eric,

    I did see that in a local publication about tourism related activities in the region but forgot about it. Thanks for the reminder.

    No guarantees, but I will try to get there!

    Regards,
    Dennis

  2. Tom Clemens
    Thu 11th Oct 2012 at 11:52 pm

    I’ll be with a tour all day, but hope to see you later. Glad you’ll be here sharing your knowledge. Thanks.

  3. Fri 12th Oct 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Eric,

    Thanks for sharing the information. Mark and Amy are on their way as I type, and they are excited for the weekend! Have a great time and represent Ohio well, as I know you will.

    Jackie B.

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