Stories tagged with: Stone Academy

November 29, 2012 - 4:39pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

A piece of Muskingum County history is in need of funds.

A portion of the Stone Academy's roof dating back to 1835 is leaking and sagging. Repairing the roof will take $16,000. Thursday, the director of the Pioneer and Historical Society spoke with county commissioners about the project and asked them to contribute $2,000. The project is under the organizations priorities for preservation.

"At the Stone Academy for example not only is it a museum, but it is a repository for...

April 15, 2012 - 7:15pm
2 years 3 days ago

People in Zanesville took a trip back in time Sunday...

The Stone Academy is hosting a lecture series to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Sunday's lecture focused on medical advancements since the war.

"There will be a carry-over between the things that were learned during the civil war, on the battlefield, to, not just people in Zanesville, but people all over the country. So, people locally were affected by these medical advances," said Jim Geyer,...

November 13, 2011 - 4:28pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Muskingum County continues to preserve history, this time through a new series of programs commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

On Sunday, the Pioneer and Historical Society presented the first lecture of the series. A presentation featuring Roscoe Village's Living Historian Chris Hart brought to life what Christmas and holidays were like for the soldiers and families separated for the first time by war.

"Here are all these boys from all over the...

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