8th Annual Black Veterans Day Salute
8th Annual Black Veterans Day Salute |
EIGHTH ANNUAL BLACK VETERANS DAY SALUTE
Honoring Black Civil War Veterans Especially the
U.S. Colored Troops of Ohio Who Served During the Civil War (5th and 127 Regiment)
In honor of our nationŐs veterans, the Ohio State University Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center will present its Eighth Annual Veterans Day Salute in partnership with the Kelton House Museum and Garden. The two-day event will be held from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday, November 9 at the CEC and from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 10 at the Kelton House.
On Saturday, November 9 at the Community Extension Center, 905 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Black Civil War Veterans especially the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) of Ohio who served during the Civil War will be honored from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The program will include presentations by descendants of Civil War veterans, a presentation about the 5th and 127th regiment of the U.S. Colored Troops, and a re-enactment of Frederick Douglass by Michael Crutcher, Sr.
Refreshments will be served. The Saturday event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended for those planning to attend the 11:30 am to 1:30 pm program as space is limited. For reservations, send an email to Sarah Twitty, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 614.292-1348 by Monday, November 4. If you would like more information about the event, you can call 614.292-3922.
|Date and time:||November 9, 2013|
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
|Location:||Area on Campus: The Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center, 905 Mt Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43203|
|Event category:||OSU Extension|