105 East Wheeling Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Sherman House Museum
137 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-687-5891 or 740-654-9923
This flag was carried in the Civil War by an uncle of Mrs. C.K. Cassell. The mother of Mrs. Cassell was an Adams of McConnelsville, O and he was a brother of her mother. We have no further information. It is pretty worn and if you feel it is too battered to save OK. Thought either the Sherman House or Heritage Assoc might like it.
This 11-star silk, handmade Confederate national flag pictured was donated to the Fairfield Heritage Association many years ago by Mrs. C.K. Cassell of Rushville with the following note:
Gifts sought to conserve Confederate flag
MUSEUM GIFT SHOP - SPRING SALE
FHA is celebrating a new season by offering 30% off most items in its gift shops at the Sherman House and Georgian museums. That includes its great selection of local and Civil War history books such as Civil War Dynasty: The Ewing Family of Ohio by Kenneth J. Heineman. We have quite a selection of educational material for children, as well, including Scholastic Award-winning books, fact-learning cards and toys. We also have Fairfield Heritage Association cookbooks and throws.
Shop hours are 12-4pm, Tuesday through Sunday, for the Sherman House Museum. The Georgian Museum gift shop is open9am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, and 1-4pm on weekends. There’s no charge just for shopping in our museums.
Sale ends Wednesday, April 30. No other discounts apply. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
Join Lancaster’s museums and galleries for an evening of food, entertainment and gallery tours. Boasting fun for the whole family, each venue has activities, art projects, music and more. Enjoy the crisp night air and downtown ambiance while strolling to each location. Offering exclusive tours and programs, this free event is an evening to remember.
FHA'S CEMETERY HISTORY WALK
This year's Walk will be held on Sunday, May 18, at St. Mary Cemetery, with the theme “Lancaster’s Catholic Heritage.”
Costumed re-enactors will portray
* U.S. Sen. Thomas & Maria Ewing
* woolen mill owner Gustav Hamberger
* jeweler Philemon Bininger
* attorney Esther Brocker
* and Capt. Sallie Farmer, who was held prisoner for 3 years in WWII.
Walking tours will be given at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for FHA members; $12 for non-members; $5 for students.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online and at the Fairfield Heritage Office, 105 E. Wheeling St., Lancaster (the Georgian Museum). They also may be purchased the day of the tour at the cemetery, 1500 S. Broad St.
CIVIL WAR SYMPOSIUM
The Sherman House Museum’s 2014 Symposium offers a stellar lineup of speakers. The event, presented by the Fairfield Heritage Association, will be held Sept. 27-28 at Shaw’s Restaurant& Inn, 123 N. Broad St., Lancaster, Ohio.
(view registration and event details)