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Freedom Festival Shedule of Events Fall 2008
select a date from the tabs below

Freedom Festival

 

Date:

Time:

Session:

Instructor/Leader:

Location:

Friday, September 19

1:00p.m.

“Overview of
Mini-classes, Community Activities, and Fieldtrips”

R. Leith

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

2:00p.m.

“Lincoln Slept Here—In My House!”

G. Sea

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

3:00p.m.

“Binding Up the Nation’s Wounds: Healing the Slaves, Nursing the ‘Boys in Blue’ and ‘Gray’ and Looking Ahead to the 20th Century in Medicine”

OUS Nursing Corps

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

4:00p.m.

“The Official Lincoln: Leadership, Skills, and Management Philosophy in Times of Our Greatest Crisis”

Dr. Kim Keffer

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

5:00p.m.

Class Dinner Break

Old Fashioned Barbeque

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.

“Hymns Heard in The Quarters and Military Marches of the North and South”

Dr. Pat McCoy and OUS Band

Bowman Auditorium

Friday, September 19

8:00p.m.

“Question and Answers”

Staff

Bowman Auditorium

This concludes the First Day of the Freedom Festival!

 

 

Date:

Time:

Session:

Instructor/
Leader:

Location:

Saturday, September 20,
2008

9:00a.m.

“What Are We Teaching Future Generations (Northern ‘Yankees’ and Southrons) to Become?”

Dr. Lynn Walsh and Linda Mann

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

10:00a.m.

“Signs, Stars, and Signals, and Quilts from the Southern ‘Grapevine’ Through the Images of Photography”

Mr. Tom Suter and Assistants

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

11:00a.m.

“Slave Narratives That Reached the Northern Printing Presses”

Dr. Hayley Haugen

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

12 noon

Lunch Break

Barbeque

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

1:00p.m.

“Gifts of the Terrain and Environment Available to the Runaways-From the Ohio River to Canada”

Dr. Orianna Carter

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

2:00p.m.

“Producing Iron by the Ton (Hence Ironton) and Hiding Slaves by the Dozen”

Dr. Robert Culp and Mr. Adam Wilson

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

3:00p.m.

“Origins, Terminology, Philosophy, Personnel, and Effects of the Underground Railroad”

Dr. Edward Duffy

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

4:00p.m.

“Within These Chains-The Dreaded Middle Passage to the Americas”

Mr. Ron Sims

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

5:00p.m.

“A Day in the Life Of A Female Slave-In the ‘Big House’, The Fields, and At Home In the Quarters”

A Plantation Master And A Female Slave

OUS Nature Center

Saturday, September 20

6:00p.m.

“Pig-out Time”
(Pig Roast)

Army Hardtack and Soup  Beans

OUS Nature Center

This concludes the Second Day of the Freedom Festival!

 

Date:

Time:

Session:

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Location:

Sunday, September 21, 2008

10:00a.m.-12:00 noon

“Civil War Camp Meeting”
(Participation Optional)
**

Reverend John Rankin and Reverend Peter Cartwright

OUS Nature Center

Sunday, September 21

12 noon – 3:00p.m.

“Flight to Freedom Trail”
(Hike over moderate surface on developed trail)

Mr. Adam Wilson and Staff

Lake Vesuvius Woods

Sunday, September 21

3:00p.m.

“’…and, I will Be Heard’, Said the Little Man Whose Eyes Gleamed Like Fire”

Celebrity Guest (Born 1805, Died 1879)

OUS Nature Center

Sunday, September 21

4:00p.m. – 4:45p.m.

“Hayfoot! Strawfoot!”

A. Lincoln

OUS Nature Center

Sunday, September 21

5:00p.m.

“The Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Illinois”

A. Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

OUS Nature Center

Sunday, September 21

8:00p.m.

“Freedom Rap”
(Participation Optional)

One Day Left!

OUS Campus

This concludes the Third Day of the Freedom Festival!


 

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Time:

Session:

Instructor/
Leader:

Location:

Monday, September 22, 2008

11:50a.m.

“Welcome to Our Town”

Mayor Rich Blankenship

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

11:50a.m.-
12 noon

“Pledge of Allegiance”

All in Attendance-Led by Mayor

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

11:50a.m.-
12 noon

“Community Prayer for Our President, Congress, Union Army, and Those Held in Bondage” **

Reverend Wayne Young

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

12:00-12:40

“The Need to Free All Peoples”

“Sojourner Truth”

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

12:40-1:30

“Lincoln’s Announcement of the ‘Emancipation Proclamation’”

President Lincoln

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

*Start of a Lawrence County Tradition?

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

1:30p.m.-1:45p.m.

“Meet ‘Sojourner’ and President Lincoln on Court House Lawn and Posing For Pictures”

“Sojourner,” President Lincoln, and Schoolchildren

Lawrence County Court House

Monday, September 22

1:45p.m.

Embark to Home Schools

Teachers and Schoolchildren

Lawrence County Court House

This concludes the Fourth Day of the Freedom Festival!

*Depart at Your Discretion.
**Participation in cultural presentations of a religious nature is optional.
Thank You for your Interest, Participation, and Respect shown for our history, effort, and personnel!  Keep learning and maintain the pride of America’s History!


FREEDOM FESTIVAL CLASSES-FALL 2008
There are three classes offered for Fall Quarter 2008 that coincide with the FREEDOM FESTIVAl. These classes can be taken for credit, graduate credit, or Community Education*
The three classes are:

HIST 498A UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN SOUTHEAST OHIO (FREEDOM FESTIVAL)
SEPT 19,20,21,22 & ARR
Call # 75303

HIST 498A THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN KENTUCKY & OHIO
OCT 10, OFF CAMPUS (EXTRA FEES APPLY)
Call # 59200

HIST 498A MR LINCOLN'S KENTUCKY
OCT 17-19 OFF CAMPUS (EXTRA FEES APPLY)
Call # 59201

* Contact Janet Wagner for more information on Community Education classes.