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2018 Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment

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Step back in time at the Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment on September 7-9, 2018 at Lewisburg Community Park and Lewisburg Historical Society Train Depot in Lewisburg, Ohio. Experience 18th and 19th Century life with Native American, Military and Civilian Encampments, Exhibits and Demonstrations.

The Living History Encampment features merchants and blanket traders with 18th and 19th Century crafts, clothing and wares for sale. In addition there will be many demonstrations of primitive frontier skills, Musket Firing, Cannon Firing, Blacksmithing, Broom Making, Cooking, Weaving, and many more.

Everyone is Welcome – Free Admission

Location
Lewisburg Community Park
East Dayton Street
Lewisburg, OH 45338
937-962-4377

For More Information:
Call 937-545-1892; Email LewisburgBicentennial@yahoo.com

Bring Your Own Lantern Ball (Saturday 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.)
Join us at the Bring Your Own Lantern Ball on Saturday. Go back in time to see how ladies and gents danced in the 1800’s in their finery! The ball will begin with a demonstration by the Liberty Dancers, followed by brief lessons and on to the Community Ball.

Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment - Lewisburg Community Park and Lewisburg Historical Society Train Depot - Village of Lewisburg

PERIOD VENDORS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Performing Periodically throughout all 3 days at the Living History Encampment Area at Lewisburg Community Park:

  • Amherst Artillery Encampment
  • Baker’s Primitive Candles
  • Blacksmoke Forge
  • Brooms & Such
  • Brooms by Frank
  • Bushnell Bottle Company
  • Captain John Linigle’s Company of Ohio Militia 1803 – 1815 encampments
  • Carolyn Shotsky – Civil War and American Revolution books. Scrapbooks of History
  • Common Stock Entertainment – wandering show with songs, artifacts and entertainment from the past (Saturday and Sunday only)
  • Debora Cook, Artist and Calligrapher
  • Galen Delk, Blacksmithing Demonstrations
  • Gary Moore – Fire Making Demonstration with Flint and Steel
  • James Carden – Custom Knives and Indian Art
  • Jeff and Shelley Gier – Leather Bag Maker and Horn Maker
  • Joe’s Lantern
  • Laura Suppinger – Cooking Demonstration
  • Lee Wise – 18th Century Gunmaker
  • Living History Encampments
  • M’Lady’s Treasurers
  • Michelle Cole – Curiosity Cabinet
  • Steve Ball – Civil War Era Martin Guitars display
  • Strudel Brothers – Woodworking and Leather making
  • Timothy, The Irish Linen Maker – Demonstrations

Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment Gallery

SCHEDULED ENTERTAINMENT

Chris Supinger – Town Cryer
Willie Hawkins – Living History Entertainment Host

Friday
AT THE LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT AREA (LEWISBURG COMMUNITY PARK):
9:00 Flag Raising = Lewisburg Historical Society Depot
11:00 Music presented by Willie Hawkins, Papa Joe, Ryan Wright – at the Living History Tent
12:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
1:00 Hannah Wiest – Living History – Lost to History: Women of the Civil War – at the Living History Tent
2:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
2:00 Truest Lies Ever Told by Chris Supinger; Story telling for all ages; Tales from the past brought to life for today – Living History Tent
3:00 Hannah Wiest – Layers of History: Women’s Fashion during the Civil War – at the Living History Tent
4:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
4:30 Music presented by Willie Hawkins, Papa Joe, Ryan Wright – at the Living History Tent
10:00 Amherst Artillery Night Shoot Cannon Demonstration
Saturday
AT THE LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT AREA (LEWISBURG COMMUNITY PARK)
12:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
12:00 Music presented by Willie Hawkins, Papa Joe, Ryan Wright – at the Living History Tent
12:30 Southern Singers Inter-Tribal Gathering on Twin Creek (Educational PowWow – Native American Music, Dance, Ceremony and History)
1:00 Period Fashion Show presented by Theresa Downs – at Living History Tent
2:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
2:00 Truest Lies Ever Told by Chris Supinger; Story telling for all ages; Tales from the past brought to life for today – at the Living History Tent
2:30 Captain John Linigle’s Company of Ohio Militia 1803 – 1815; War of 1812 Re-enactment
3:00 Germantown Dulcimer Group
3:00 Southern Singers Inter-Tribal Gathering on Twin Creek (Educational PowWow – Native American Music, Dance, Ceremony and History)
3:30 Fort Greenville Muzzleloaders Rifle Demonstration
4:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
5:00 Steve Ball – Civil War Music – Living History Tent
6:00 Southern Singers Inter-Tribal Gathering on Twin Creek (Educational PowWow – Native American Music, Dance, Ceremony and History)
7:30 to 9:30 Bring Your Own Lantern Ball – Liberty Dancers Demonstration and Community Ball Dance. Caller John Wysocki. At the Living History Tent
10:00 Amherst Artillery Night Shoot Cannon Demonstration
Sunday
AT THE LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT AREA (LEWISBURG COMMUNITY PARK:
12:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
12:00 Willie Hawkins, Papa Joe, Ryan Wright – at the Living History Tent
12:30 Southern Singers Inter-Tribal Gathering on Twin Creek (Educational PowWow – Native American Music, Dance, Ceremony and History)
1:00 Allan Howey – Civil War Music – At the Living History Tent
2:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
2:30 Captain John Linigle’s Company of Ohio Militia 1803 – 1815; War of 1812 Re-enactment
3:00 Flag Lowering – Lewisburg Historical Society Depot
3:00 Southern Singers Inter-Tribal Gathering on Twin Creek (Educational PowWow – Native American Music, Dance, Ceremony and History)
3:00 Truest Lies Ever Told by Chris Supinger; Story telling for all ages; Tales from the past brought to life for today – at the Living History Tent
3:30 Fort Greenville Muzzleloaders Rifle Demonstration
4:00 Amherst Artillery Cannon Demonstration
4:00 Steve Ball – Civil War Music – at the Living History Tent

DEMONSTRATIONS PERIODICALLY THROUGHOUT ALL THREE DAYS – LEWISBURG HISTORICAL SOCIETY DEPOT:

  • Weavers Guild of Miami Valley – Demonstrating weaving and spinning (Sunday only)
  • Rachel Davisson – Sheep Shearing Demonstration
  • Lewisburg Historical Society – Antique Farm Equipment
    Rob Ullery – Steam Engine and Antique Tractor
  • FREE Silhouettes made for the public and History of Silhouette Art presented by Nina Nightengale
  • Jerry and Jackie Gross – Demonstrating Shaker Rosewater (Sunday only)
  • Chainsaw Carving Artist – Demonstrating wood carving of a Panther. Panther will be auctioned off at the closing ceremony on Sunday.

DISPLAYS – LEWISBURG HISTORICAL SOCIETY DEPOT:

  • 1993 Time Capsule Contents
  • 2018 Time Capsule Contents
  • Cincinnati Northern Railroad Exhibit
  • Dinah and Calvin Clark – Covered Wagon
  • Preble County Historical Society
  • Lewisburg Residents Wedding Photograph Slide Show and Wedding Gown Display
  • Depot and Caboose self tours

SINGER’S BLACKSMITH SHOP HOURS (located at 115 East Dayton Street):
Friday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment - Lewisburg Community Park and Lewisburg Historical Society Train Depot - Village of Lewisburg

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the Lewisburg Bicentennial Living History Encampment in September at Lewisburg Community Park and Lewisburg Historical Society Train Depot in Lewisburg, Ohio.

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