Calendar of Events for 2012

Parry Museums • 217 Eastern Ave., Woodsfield, OH 43793


April & May: Stirrings in the Community Garden If you are interested in a plot, call 740-472-1933 as there may be a couple of plots available this year. Keep in mind the

Master Gardener’s Plant Swap in early June. Date to be announced.


June 9-10: “On To Richmond” A Civil War Living History Weekend portraying a northern Ohio town and its soldiers’ encampment in Western Virginia. At Parry Park, 217

Eastern Ave., Woodsfield. Send photos of Monroe County Civil War Soldiers and Civilians to to post.


June 9-July 4: “Ohio & the Civil War: 150 Years Later” an exhibit from The Ohio Historical Society, enhanced by local Monroe County Civil War artifacts, at The Hollister-

Parry House, 217 Eastern Ave., Woodsfield, OH 43793. 740-472-1933 Hrs. open = Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat. & Sun. Noon-4 p.m. Call for an evening appointment. E-mail



July 4: Picnic on the Lawn at Noon. Enjoy the last look at the Civil War 150 exhibit. Bring a covered dish to share. Hot dogs, buns, table service and beverage will be provided.


July 9, 16 & 23: American Girl Sessions This year girls will be learning about the Civil War through the yes of Marie Grace& Cecile from New Orleans. Call 740-472-1933

or e-mail for registration packet.


July 11, 18 & 25: American Boy Sessions This year boys will be learning about the Civil War through the book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” Call 740-472-1933 or e-mail moncohissoc@ for registration packet.


Sept. 1: Annual Meeting We will begin with a luncheon during which we will hold a brief business meeting. Following lunch and the meeting there will be a guest speaker to

be announced at a later date. Public is welcome.


Oct. 13: Antique Consignment Auction held at Noon at the Black Walnut Festival. Call 740-472-1933 for a consignment form.


Schedules and detailed information will be forthcoming on the 2012 events of the Monroe County Historical Society