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September 6 “Mother Bickerdyke at 200” presented by Darlene Gage

Knox County's famous Civil War nurse, Mary Ann (Ball) Bickerdyke, was born here just 200 years ago, on July 19, 1817. Her life story will be portrayed by well-known Ohio living history interpreter, Darlene Gage, who also honored Mother B. this past July 19 at the special ceremony at the Bickerdyke historic marker on Mount Vernon's Public Square.


October 4 "Stories of the Civil War" presented by Robert Geiger

For nearly 20 years, Knox County Career Center instructor, Robert Geiger, has offered his popular elective class on America's Civil War. He will share many of the highlights of his class, as well as some of the Knox County special projects his students have produced.


November 1 “Central Ohio Coverlets & Weavers” presented by Sharon Pinka

Independent quilt researcher, Sharon Pinka, will share her considerable knowledge about our area's weavers and the coverlets and other beautiful textiles they produced in the mid-1800's.


December 6: Christmas and Holiday Gathering (6:00 to 8:00 p.m.)

Historical Society members and friends of the Museum enjoy an informal get-together each December to celebrate the holidays and the end of another year together.


Unless otherwise noted, our monthly meetings are held at the
Historical Society Museum
875 Harcourt Road
Mount Vernon OH 43050

Programs begin at 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
For more information,
call the Museum at 740-393-5247.

Knox County Historical Society

875 Harcourt Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Phone No. : (740) 393-5247
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