Stories tagged with: Lorena

August 10, 2013 - 5:38pm
47 weeks 4 days ago

To remember the sacrifice of American soldiers. . .A Civil War Reenactment took place in Zanesville this Weekend.

The year is 1862 and the Civil War is in full effect. Both union and confederate soldiers have fired shots, witnessed casualties and have retreated back to camp. This was the backdrop for a Civil War reenactment and encampment today that took place at Riverside Park. The public watched the action from the Lorena and spoke with president Abe Lincoln and his wife about the...

July 26, 2013 - 3:57pm
49 weeks 6 days ago

On Friday, a bus load of kids took a field trip to the Lorena at Zane's Landing and they were the first group to hit the river in almost three weeks.

"The water level is just right at the minimum height to where we can go," said Captain Bill Page. "But of course we're concerned now about the rain coming tomorrow. We hope the river drops enough to compensate for whatever rain we get tomorrow."

The school canceled the ride previously due to high waters and...

October 30, 2011 - 1:50pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

After 150 years have passed, the music and emotion of the American Civil War can still be heard.

Sunday afternoon the community gathered at Putnam Presbyterian Church in Zanesville to hear Musician and Historian Steve Ball perform a musical presentation of the war.

"Some people can understand things more through music," said Church Member Gloria Kreis. "There's a lot of familiar songs he sings that were written during Civil War times and just...

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