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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 additioinal 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: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM   
Event Title: Searching Your Ohio Roots
Event Description: Hayes Presidential Center Head Librarian Becky Hill will concentrate on Ohio resources available for tracking down your family in the Buckeye state, including vital records, land records, and printed and online materials. She also will touch on the migration patterns to the state. Pre-registration requested (419-332-2081, ext. 231). Sponsored by RootsMagic, Inc. Cost is $10/adult, $5/students through high school.