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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 tantilizing 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 Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison.

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM   
Event Title: Internet Genealogy II Class - Making the Most of Paid Internet Genealogy Sites
Event Description: Hayes Presidential Center Head Librarian Becky Hill leads a class on how to make the most of paid-subscription genealogy sites [that can be used for free at the Hayes Presidential Center] including, HeritageQuest,; and Learn the tricks of how to search efficiently and print out and share what you have found. Pre-registration requested. Call 419-332-2081, ext. 231. Cost is $10/adult, $5/students through high school. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Event Title: Vintage Base Ball match
Event Description: As part of 'Civil War Days' in Green Springs, Ohio, the Spiegel Grove Squires, compete with the Stemtown Stinkers in a match of 1860s style base ball. All equipment, uniforms, and rules follow those in place during base ball's early years (when the game was spelled as two words, not one.)