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Sunday, February 17, 2013
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The War of 1812 on the Ohio Frontier
In commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Hayes Museum presents an exclusive exhibit detailing Northwest Ohios influential role in turning the War of 1812 from a defeat to victory. Artifacts and manuscripts from the Hayes Presidential Center Collections, area museums and historical societies, and the private collection of Lou Schultz offer insights into the wars battles fought on the Ohio frontier. Made possible through sponsorship from the Sidney Frohman Foundation.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides through Spiegel Grove
In honor of Presidentsí Day, take a tour through the 25-acre estate of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes using the mode of transportation he used - a horse-drawn sleigh. Rides are provided by South Creek Clydesdales of Fremont. After the ride, stay for the day and tour the newly restored 31-room Hayes Home, and the two-story Hayes Museum & Library. Sleigh/carriage rides cost $3.00 per person.
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hayes Lecture on the Presidency
The Hayes Presidential Center welcomes back former director Thomas Culbertson as guest speaker for its annual lecture focused on the U.S. Presidency. Culbertson tackles the often debated subject "Did Rutherford B. Hayes End Reconstruction." The evening includes a cocktail reception and catered dinner with the speaker, followed by the 7 p.m. lecture. Cost is $30. (Lecture only admission is $10).