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Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Event Title: Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed
Event Description: Northwest Ohio is home to the only Union Army Civil War prison specifically designed to house captured Confederate officers. Johnson's Island Civil War Prison continues to reveal tantalizing details about the war and the men who fought and died. This exhibit focuses on additional information learned through archaeological evidence discovered since the 1965 publication of 'Rebels on Lake Erie' - the seminal history of the prison written by Charles E. Frohman. Numerous artifacts recovered from the site in recent years are on display. This exhibit is funded by the Sidney Frohman Foundation & Friends and Descendants of Johnsonís Island Civil War Prison.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM   
Event Title: History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert
Event Description: Focus of this NEW six-part series is Sandusky County in the Civil War Era. Todayís session deals with 'Women's Roles in the Civil War.' Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.