Retired School Teacher Turned Time Traveler

An unlikely attic discovery turned this retired school teacher into a weekend time traveler. Join Doug Benson as he and a group of passionate Civil War reenactors bring the past to life in modern day America by honoring and preserving the memories of the fallen and the brave for generations to come. Filmed at the […]

Civil War Weekend Presenters to Include Jefferson Davis

The schedule of presenters for Sidney, Ohio’s Civil War Living History Weekend has nearly been finalized, Planning Committee Chair Mike Barhorst announced today. The event, scheduled for September 15-16, will include a single-day presentation by Van Wert resident David Walker. Walker will provide a first-person impression on Saturday afternoon (September 15) of Jefferson Davis. Walker, […]

Anthony Gibbs to Present at Civil War Weekend

A number of presenters have already been engaged for Sidney, Ohio’s Civil War Living History Weekend, Planning Committee Chair Mike Barhorst announced today. The event, scheduled for September 15-16, will include a presentation by Anthony Gibbs, a teaching artist who has taught and presented history programs and character impressions in many venues. Gibbs’ presentation will […]

Restoration of Civil War Soldiers Gravestones in Sidney, OH Part 1

Restoration of Civil War Soldiers Gravestones Underway The restoration of the gravestones of Civil War soldiers buried in Graceland Cemetery is underway. The project, funded through monies received during last year’s Civil War Living History Weekend, will restore the gravestones of approximately fifty veterans. Mark Smith of Gravestone Transformations has been contracted by the Shelby […]

Civil War Weekend Presenters to Include Published Author

A number of presenters have already been engaged for Sidney, Ohio’s Civil War Living History Weekend, Planning Committee Chair Mike Barhorst announced today. The event, scheduled for September 15-16, will include two presentations by Cincinnati native David Mowery. Mowery has published two books on Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s Great Raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and […]

Sidney to Host Civil War Living History Weekend

January 5, 2016 Sidney will host a Civil War Living History Weekend September 17 and 18.  The event is scheduled to be held at Tawawa Park. “The park’s 220 acres are ideal for such an event,” stated J.R. Sharp, a Confederate reenactor whose Company B of the 1st Tennessee Infantry camped at Brookside last year.  […]