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The following programs are available for your group

THE WAR OF 1812 IN SUMMIT COUNTY & THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE
 
Power Point presentation about Summit County's involvement in the War of 1812 and the controversies surrounding the location of Camp Wadsworth and whether or not gunboats built in Summit County were used in the Battle of Lake Erie.  Also included is a brief video about the Battle of Lake Erie and Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry.
 
THE SEIGE OF FT. MEIGS AND THE BATTLE OF FT. STEPHENSON
 
Learn how dashing 21-year old Col. George Croghan won the Battle of Ft. Stephenson, in Fremont, OH, and amazingly defeated the British Army and thousands of Indians under Tecumseh with only one cannon, Old Betsy.  [Croghan's descendants live in Summit Co. and he camped on Ghent Rd. on his way to Ft. Meigs]  Prior to this, two unsuccessful attacks on Ft. Meigs, near Toledo, were made by the British and the Indians before focusing on Ft. Stephenson.  A Company from Hudson were said to help build Ft. Meigs in January 1813.  This is a Power Point presentation wi a short video on Ft. Meigs.
 
HEROINES OF THE WAR OF 1812
 
A true account of the War of 1812 must also include stories of those affected by the absence of fathers, husbands, or sons in service to their country, and of those in harm's way due to their close proximity to enemy invasions, military battles and campaigns.  Learn how Lucretia Lewis outwitted the Indians and how an "Army of Two" young girls outwitted the British, along with others in this fast-moving Power Point.
 

 
HISTORIC CEMETERIES OF SUMMIT COUNTY
 
Power Point presentation that includes historic, spooky and beautiful cemeteries in Summit County. Learn about the background of some of these cemeteries that date back to the 1700's or before!!

WHO’S WHO IN HISTORIC GLENDALE CEMETERY


Ever wonder who the people are in the elaborate mausoleums or who have the grand monuments?  Learn about the people who formed Summit County in it’s early days – John R. Buchtel, Fred Mustill, and O.C. Barber are just a few.  Also learn about Chief Big Buffalo and The Great Raymond.

 
Call Sharon Myers at 330-794-5099 to book a program for your group!

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