Blog Entries - July 2019

moon landing

International History: Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Fifty years ago today, 600 million people watched with bated breath as "the Eagle" would successfully land on the surface of the moon and Neil Armstrong would utter those now famous words: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." What the

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Neil Armstrong

International History: Neil Armstrong

Posted on: July 20, 2019
Tags: aviation, Warren County, Neil Armstrong, biography

-From the desk of John Zimkus- "Today, the world honors and remembers that 50 years ago Apollo XI astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man ever to step foot on the moon. Neil, however, would want to be remembered for more than that lunar walk five

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Sponsorship Civil War Encampment

Civil War Encampment Seeking Sponsorship

Posted on: July 19, 2019
Tags: Civil War, ReEnacting, encampment, Glendower Historic Mansion

The annual Civil War Encampment at Glendower Historic Mansion is seeking  sponsorship! Sponsors will have their logos printed in our program and as well on signage at the event. If you would like to be a sponsor, please fill out the application form

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David McCullough

Book Review: 'The Pioneers' by David McCullough

Posted on: July 18, 2019
Tags: Book Review, Ohio Company, settlers, David McCullough

"I am almost finished with 'The Pioneers' by David McCullough. It’s an enjoyable, very readable account of the Ohio Company’s opening of Ohio at Marietta a good 8 years before the first settlers in Warren County Ohio. It is an easy read and should

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International History: Apollo 11 Launches

Posted on: July 16, 2019
Tags: Ohio, moon, on this day, Ohioan, space

Today in History: 50 years ago, at 9:02am, Apollo 11 lifted off toward its mission to the moon. No one knew if it would be successful, and, if it was, if Aldrin and Armstrong would return from the moon's surface. Nixon even had two speeches drafted; one, if

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