Georgian Museum
105 East Wheeling Street
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Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Sherman House Museum
137 East Main Street
(parking details)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
740-687-5891 or  740-654-9923
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5 top speakers
5 incredible tours
Delicious food
All at the historic Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn, 123 N. Broad Street
Sept. 27 & 28
Join us for this premier event!

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Georgian Museum
105 East Wheeling Street,  Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-654-9923

Sherman House Museum
137 East Main Street,  Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-687-5891 or  740-654-9923
The Sherman House Museum’s Civil War Symposium offers a stellar lineup of speakers.

Scheduled to appear are:

John Marszalek

, executive director and managing editor, Ulysses S. Grant Association. He is the author of  award-winning books such as

Sherman, A Soldier's Passion for Order, Sherman’s March to the Sea and A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow

. He retired as Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History from Mississippi State University in 2002.

Frank J. Williams

, former chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. He is considered one of the leading experts on Abraham Lincoln. Heis the co-founder and 16-year chair of the Lincoln Forum, which brings together Lincoln and Civil War devotees. His books include

Judging Lincoln and Lincoln Lessons: Reflections on America's Greatest Leader.

Mark Grimsley

, associate professor at The Ohio State University. He teachers military history with an emphasis on the Civil War. He maintains two history-related blogs:

Blog Them Out of the Stone Age


Civil Warriors

. His books include

The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Citizens, 1861-65 and The Collapse of the Confederacy


E. Chris Evans

, a Civil War scholar, researcher, speaker and historian. He served on the Civil War in Ohio Advisory Board and the Civil War Institute of the Ohio Historical Society. He has written many feature articles for Civil War magazines, including “Return to Jackson-Finishing Stroke to the Vicksburg Campaign” and “Did Sherman Really Burn Columbia?”

Frank Bullock

, a Civil War scholar, speaker and historian. He has lectured on the Civil War and Civil War personalities since 2003. Mr. Bullock earner his bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Rio Grande and his master’s degree in corrections at Xavier University. He has been a Sherman House Museum volunteer since 2000.

Register by Sept. 5 and save:
$125 for weekend
$90 for one-day pass
$80 for students
All prices include meals, tours and book signings!


3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, Georgian Museum
$35 per ticket, reservations required

The theme is Christmas greeting cards, with Karen Heath as our guest speaker. We'll serve scones and finger sandwiches, cookies and candies, and lots of specially brewed Christmas tea.