Stories tagged with: History

July 11, 2010 - 7:26pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

The 21st century is getting a first-hand look at what life was like on the Civil War battlefield.

For 23 years, Morgan County has been the site for the reenactment of 'Morgan's Raid,' one specific battle in a series of battles that took confederate General John Hunt Morgan through Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio. Re-enactors surely look the part, but they also act the part as they bring history to life with booms from canons and smoke from muskets.

"It's things like that that...

May 2, 2010 - 8:51pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

As the National Road/Zane Grey Museum opens for a new season, there are some changes to the facility that will welcome visitors.

The museum has a new entrance from the front of the building to make access easier. The pottery exhibit has been re-designed, and the gift shop area is experiencing some improvements. Friends of the Museum President Kevin Coveney says the changes are almost unexpected.

"Due to budget cuts that began back in about 2002, we have been struggling just...

April 28, 2010 - 5:31pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

Generations of students are coming together to honor Zanesville High School before it is demolished this summer.

The "Final Farewell" event will be held May 22nd from noon to six p.m.

56-graduating classes have walked these halls and each one will be represented.

"All the classes have gotten together and provided memorabilia, photos albums, pictures, photos, programs, old uniforms, even shoes, and class rings, " says event committee chairman, Wayne...

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