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 […]

What makes this event so special?

Sidney, Ohio Civil War Living History Weekend September 17-18, 2016 September 15-16, 2018   Event Synopsis (Military Perspective): The event in Tawawa Park offers several different types of terrain for re-enactors, all within a 20 minute march from their own campsites. These sites will be utilized in varying ways during the event to help add […]

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.  […]