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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: 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM   
Event Title: Verandah Concert
Event Description: The 80-foot verandah on the front of the home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes becomes the stage for an outdoor concert by the Cottonwood Jam String Band. Admission is FREE thanks to sponsorship from Fremont Federal Credit Union. Remember to "bring your own seat" as you select a spot on the shaded lawn in front of the historic Hayes Home to listen to a musical performance by area entertainers. Come early to enjoy a free ice cream social.