Living History Day
WOOD COUNTY LIVING HISTORY DAY
Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2 PM
A Joyful Noise will perform at 1:30
Wood County Historical Center Paupers' Cemetery
History comes alive as local residents honor those buried at the Wood County Paupers' Cemetery with first-person interpretations of administrators and residents affiliated with the Wood County Infirmary. 2019 honorees were chosen because of the Wood County Historical Museum’s exhibit "For Comfort & Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm."
This event is free and open to the public thanks to our sponsors:
Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
To be announced
VOICES FROM WOOD COUNTY'S PAST:
Wood County Paupers' Cemetery
Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:30-8:00 PM
Way Library, 101 E Indiana Ave, Perrysburg, OH 43551 | FREE PROGRAM
Join us for a sneak peek of the 16th annual Living History Day portrayals. Local residents honor those buried at the Wood County Paupers' Cemetery with first-person interpretations of administrators and residents affiliated with the Wood County Infirmary. 2019 honorees were chosen to coincide with the current exhibit "For Comfort & Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm" which features histories and current photographs of poor farm sites throughout all 88 Ohio counties.
For the full Living History program, join us on Sunday, August 25, 2 PM, at the Paupers' Cemetery, Wood County Historical Center, Bowling Green.
This event is made possible with support from:
Portage Center Arbor Gleaners 524 • Montessori School of Bowling Green • Wood County Genealogical Society • Wood County Historical Society
With additional support from: City of Bowling Green: Lori Tretter, Mike Hammer, Tim Hammer, Brian Craft • Wood Co. Sheriff’s Office & Sheriff Auxiliary • Way Public Library DBD Sound Reinforcement • The Living History Day Committee: Millie Broka • Hal Brown • Frank Butwin • Keith Guion • Wendy Guion • Holly (Hartlerode) Kirkendall • Kelli Kling • Wynn Perry • Rae Thomson