Maysville Kentucky Blog

The Maysville Kentucky Blog is your guide to the beautiful and historic small town of Maysville Kentucky, snuggled into the rolling hills along the Ohio River. Though this blog has been discontinued, you can get your Maysville Kentucky fix over at Ken Downing's Mason County Kentucky Blog @ http://masoncountyky.blogspot.com

Friday, April 21, 2006

U.S. Grant Days Celebration in Georgetown, OH

This Saturday is the 10th Annual Ulysess S. Grant Civil War Reenactment and Living History Celebration in nearby Georgetown, Ohio, featuring Morgan's Raid and the Battle of Buffington Island. The celebration honors the life of Ulysess S. Grant in his boyhood hometown. U.S. Grant (1822 – 1885) was the 18th President of the United States and achieved national fame as a hero of the American Civil War, in which he commanded Union forces as a general and forced the surrender of Robert E. Lee.

The celebration includes Civil War re-enactors, period music & displays, a Civil War Ball, and much, much more. A full listing of the scheduled events can be found here. The celebration kicks off at 9 am and last until 11 pm. There will also be an 1860s church service on Sunday at the Georgetown United Methodist Church. Contact 937-378-4222 for more details or visit www.usgrantboyhoodhome.org

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