Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Courthouse

September 9, 2013 - 4:04pm
31 weeks 4 days ago

Filming for a movie about Nelson T. Gant, a former slave and self-made millionaire who resided in Zanesville, will take place at the Muskingum County Courthouse this Thursday. The courtroom scene will depict Gant, who was a free man, on trial for helping his wife Anna Maria escape from slavery.

"They were caught in Washington D.C., brought back to Leesberg, Virginia where Nelson then was put on trial for helping Anna Marie escape," said Dr. Anita...

November 10, 2012 - 4:23pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

Veterans Day is a time to remember, honor, and cherish our military heroes, and Zanesville was no exception in paying respect.

The Veterans Day parade began at 10 a.m. in downtown Zanesville Saturday. Local bands, scout troops, and many others took part in the annual event, which pays homage to all those who have served our country.

"We came into the military to serve our country, but when we have folks come out like this and say thank you it means everything to us, and that...

August 18, 2010 - 5:11pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Residents are planning a way to commemorate September 11th.

With the historical day only weeks away, Awakening America Alliance is hosting Cry Out America Prayer Gathering for those lives lost on September 11th, 2001.

"Gathering at 9/11 to remember the fallen and all the people that were killed during that time and to remind people in America that we need to wake up," said Coordinator Amy Moore.

Moore believes America has lost it's spiritual base and...

November 24, 2009 - 6:34pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Courthouse is getting decked out for the holidays.

There are Christmas lights all over the buidling, some candy canes, and even Christmas figurines on the front lawn.

The big spectacle this year though is the 23 foot Christmas tree that stands before the front steps of the Courthouse.

"It should be bright. It should be beautiful. The commissioners wanted to do this to life people's spirits this time of year. I think it's going to be a wonderful...

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