The North Canton Public Library is one of fifty sites nationwide selected to host Civil War 150, a national traveling exhibition that will be on display in the Little Art Gallery beginning Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, October 4, 2014. An opening reception, featuring a lecture delivered by humanities scholar and Walsh University Professor, Kelly Selby, and a visit from Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln re-enactors, will be hosted in the gallery September 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.
The library is proudly partnering with the North Canton Heritage Society to offer free programs and events for the public in conjunction with Civil War 150.
September 6 – October 5: Ohio in the Civil War on display at the Heritage Society
September 18: Civil War 150 opening reception featuring Kelly Selby and Abraham Lincoln re-enactor at the library
September 20: View the 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry encampment outside the Heritage Society from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 27: The library welcomes guitar enthusiast Steve Ball for a presentation featuring six Martin guitars as well as actual sheet music from the Civil War time period.