History comes alive at library


Richard Davidson, aka “Lt. Dan” of the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, talks to local kids about the unit’s role in the western theatre of the American Civil War on Wednesday at the Wilmington Public Library’s History Extra. The kids also learned about soldiers from Clinton County who served in the Civil War and about their equipment. For more photos of the event, visit wnewsj.com.

Richard Davidson, aka “Lt. Dan” of the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, talks to local kids about the unit’s role in the western theatre of the American Civil War on Wednesday at the Wilmington Public Library’s History Extra. The kids also learned about soldiers from Clinton County who served in the Civil War and about their equipment. For more photos of the event, visit wnewsj.com.


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Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.


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Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.


Courtesy photo

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.


Courtesy photo

Richard Davidson, aka “Lt. Dan” of the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, talks to local kids about the unit’s role in the western theatre of the American Civil War on Wednesday at the Wilmington Public Library’s History Extra. The kids also learned about soldiers from Clinton County who served in the Civil War and about their equipment. For more photos of the event, visit wnewsj.com.

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.

Richard Davidson, aka “Lt. Dan” of the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, talks to local kids about the unit’s role in the western theatre of the American Civil War on Wednesday at the Wilmington Public Library’s History Extra. The kids also learned about soldiers from Clinton County who served in the Civil War and about their equipment. For more photos of the event, visit wnewsj.com.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/09/web1_Library-Civil-War-1.jpgRichard Davidson, aka “Lt. Dan” of the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, talks to local kids about the unit’s role in the western theatre of the American Civil War on Wednesday at the Wilmington Public Library’s History Extra. The kids also learned about soldiers from Clinton County who served in the Civil War and about their equipment. For more photos of the event, visit wnewsj.com. Courtesy photo

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/09/web1_Library-Civil-War-2.jpgWilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday. Courtesy photo

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/09/web1_Library-Civil-War-3.jpgWilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday. Courtesy photo

Wilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/09/web1_Library-Civil-War-4.jpgWilmington Public Library’s Jozi Heckel helps the kids make hominy cakes like they would’ve during the American Civil War — without salt — during the Library’s History Extra activity on Wednesday. Courtesy photo