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Upcoming Events and Programs

 “A Visit with the Lincolns”

  

Portrayed by John & Marian King

for

West Virginia (Statehood) Day

Thursday, June 20, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

West Virginia/ I-77 (Southbound) Welcome Center

1325 Highland Ave.

Williamstown, WV 26187

1-800-CALLWVA

For more information, please contact the Center,

or visit

https://wvtourism.com/company/i-77-north-and-southbound-welcome-center/

or https://www.facebook.com/WVtourism/.

“Meet the Lincolns”

  

President & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

Portrayed by John & Marian King

for the

 Civil War Encampment at

Historic Henderson Hall

Saturday & Sunday, June 22 & 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

517 Old River Rd.

Williamstown, WV 26187

304-375-2129

For more information, please visit http://hendersonhallwv.com/  

or https://www.facebook.com/Henderson-Hall-214201258706743/.

“Meet the Lincolns & the Washingtons”

     

Portrayed by John & Marian King and Dale & Nancy Fellows

at the

Ripley 4th of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019

12:00 p.m.

203 S. Church Street

Ripley, WV  25271

304-532-0548

For more information, please visit

https://www.ripley4thofjuly.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/Ripley-4th-of-July-Celebration-133551989231/.

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

President & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

Portrayed by John & Marian King

 for the

12th Annual

Greenville Heritage Days Festival

Saturday, July 6, 2019

11:00 a.m. ~ 4:00 p.m.

Riverside Park

Memorial Drive ~ Greenville, PA 16125

For more information, please visit

 https://www.greenvilleheritagedays.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/GVILLEPAHERITAGEDAYS/.  

“Meet Abraham Lincoln”

  

Portrayed by John King

at

 Walnut Beach Park

Sunday, July 7, 2019

4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Lake Ave & W 1st St.

Ashtabula, OH 44004

440-993-7036

For more information please call the number above, or visit

http://coastal.ohiodnr.gov/ashtabula/walnutbeachpk

“Meet Abraham Lincoln”

  

Portrayed by John King

at the

Trumbull County Fair

Friday, July 12, 2019

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Historical Village

899 Everett Hull Rd.

Cortland, OH 44410

330-638-2869

*Admission (Special Rate Days)*

For more schedule, pricing, and other information please visit http://trumbullcountyfair.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/trumbullcountyfair/.   

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

Portrayed by John & Marian King

 for

Ludlow Days at Wildcat Park

Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14, 2019

Saturday: Lincoln program at 3:00-3:30 p.m.

Sunday: Lincoln program at 1:00-1:30 p.m.

Wildcat Park

896 Olmsted Road

P.O. Box 125

Ludlow, PA 16333

814-945-6373

Native American Pow Wow ~ Civil War Encampment ~ Kids’ Games ~ Concessions Music ~ Olmsted Manor & Ludlow History

For more information, please visit

 https://wildcatpark.weebly.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/WildcatPark/.

“A Visit by Abraham Lincoln”

Portrayed by John W. King

  for

A Soldier’s Life During the Civil War

Saturday, July 20, 2019

12 - 3 p.m.

Beaver Creek State Park

12021 Echo Dell Rd

East Liverpool, OH 43920

 330-385-3091

Kid friendly!

Park village buildings open: 12 to 4 p.m.

For more information, please contact the park,

or visit http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/beavercreek or

https://www.facebook.com/BeaverCreekStatePark/.

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

  

Portrayed by John & Marian King

at

Great Day Child Care Learning Centers

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

10:00 a.m.: Middlefield, OH Location

14810 Madison Rd.

Middlefield, OH  44062

440-632-1832

2:00 p.m.: Madison, OH Location

2471 Hubbard Rd.

Madison, OH  44057

440-428-5993

For more information, please visit https://www.greatdaychildcare.com/

or

https://www.facebook.com/GreatDayChildCare/.

“Memories: Garfield Connections to Garfield Heights”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

 Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Garfield Heights Centennial & Annual Summer Festival

   Sunday, August 11, 2019

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Meet-and-Greet; Conversations

Garfield Heights Historical Society

5405 Turney Road

Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125

216-475-3050

 For more information, please contact the Historical Society,

or the city at 216-475-1100,

or visit http://www.garfieldhts.org/,  https://www.ghhist.org/, and

https://www.facebook.com/The-City-of-Garfield-Heights-125066937566968/.  

“Meet Abraham Lincoln”

Portrayed by John W. King

  at the

129th Annual Pierpont Pioneer Picnic

Friday, August 23, 2019 ~ 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 ~ 12 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 ~ 12 to 4 p.m.

1809 Middle Rd.

Pierpont Twp., OH  44082

*Free, family fun with food, games, and music*

For more information, please visit

https://www.facebook.com/Pierpont-Pioneer-Picnic-1516800215206010

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

President & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

Portrayed by John & Marian King

at the

Patriot Day Tribute Concert

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Lake Shore Park

1700 East 1st St.

Ashtabula, OH  44004

440-964-3819

For more information, please visit

http://www.lakeshoreparkashtabula.org/ or

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Shore-Park-Ashtabula/226507953379?fref=ts.   

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

President & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

Portrayed by John & Marian King

at the

Emancipation Day Celebration

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Gallia County Fairgrounds

189 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH  45631

740-446-4120

For more information, please visit

https://www.emancipation-day.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Organization/Emancipation-Proclamation-Celebration-514959815212342/.      

“A Visit with Abraham Lincoln and Mary Lincoln”

  

Portrayed by John King

for the

36th Annual

Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival

Saturday, October 12, 2019: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 13, 2019: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Held in Downtown Jefferson Village

East Jefferson & Chestnut Streets ~ East to RR Tracks

Jefferson, OH  44047

440-576-3769

**Free Admission**

Souvenirs, Crafts, Entertainment, Demonstrations, Quilt Show,

Contests, Parade, Kids Rides/Games, Great Food

Plus Driving Tours of the 18 Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County

or more information, please visit http://www.coveredbridgefestival.org/or

https://www.facebook.com/Ashtabula-County-Covered-Bridge-Festival-368717903156819/.

“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

 Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Rose Institute – at Stone Gardens Assisted Living

   Tuesday, November 5, 2019

3:15 p.m.

27090 Cedar Road

Beachwood, Ohio 44122

216-292-0070

For more information, please contact the number above,

or visit

https://www.menorahpark.org/residences/stone-gardens or

https://www.facebook.com/MenorahPark/.

“The Garfield Family & Mentor Public Library:

A Conversation with Lucretia & James R. Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

Son James R. Garfield

Portrayed by Alan Gephardt

 Mentor Public Library ~ Main Branch

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Village Room

(lower level)

 8215 Mentor Ave.

 Mentor, OH 44060

440-255-8811

*Free Program* in honor of the 200th anniversary of the library

For more information & reservations, please contact the Library,

or visit http://www.mentorpl.org/ or

https://www.facebook.com/MentorPublicLibrary/.    

A Conversation with

Mary Lincoln & Lucretia Garfield”

      

Portrayed by Marian King & Debbie Weinkamer

for the

The College Club of Cleveland

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Lunch: 12:00 p.m.; Program at 1:00 p.m.

*Reservations Required*

Members: $20; Non-Members: $25

Held at the Cleveland Skating Club

2500 Kemper Rd.

Shaker Heights, OH 44120

216-791-2800

For more information, contact Mary Lou Bregitzer at 440-442-1689;

for reservations, please visit  

http://thecollegeclub.org/?fbclid=IwAR2aEL6oNme4uJEwfa1amRsN3Z5UkcigVzXIwf6lnNo6_QcxbJWwBUBxjhc,

or https://www.facebook.com/TheCollegeClub/.   

“A Visit with George & Martha Washington

  

Portrayed by Dale & Nancy Fellows

for the

“Forever Young” Senior Adults 

Saturday, February 8, 2020 

5:00 p.m. ~ Pasta Dinner

Program following 

Grace Church

 7393 Pearl Rd.

 Middleburg Heights, OH  44130

440-243-4885

 For more information, please contact the church at 440-243-4885

or via email at gracechurch@gracecma.org,

or visit http://gracecma.org/

or https://www.facebook.com/GraceCMAChurch/.

 

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