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August 20, 2022 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Gaslight Theater (Formerly the Grant Theater)
August 20, 2022 Event: Appomattox: The Last 48 Hours
On Saturday, August 20, 2022, the U.S Grant Homestead Association welcomes a few historically rich programs in Georgetown, Ohio.
Starting at 10am on the Courthouse Square, the Williamsburg Community Band will be entertaining listeners with their favorite tunes. At 11am, get your troops ready for an “End of the War Cavalry Skirmish”! Stay for the entire event for a special guest appearance, at this real-action cavalry battle, also on the Courthouse Square in Georgetown.
To end the day’s events, join the Association at 2pm, in welcoming Robert E. Lee, Living Historian: Thomas Lee Jessee, and Ulysses S. Grant, Living Historian: Dr. Curt Fields, at the Gaslight Theater, 101 S Main St, Georgetown, OH 45121, Georgetown, OH. Grant and Lee will reflect on their surrender at Appomattox.
For more information, please visit our website: usgrantboyhoodhome.org and our Facebook page: U.S. Grant Boyhood Home and Schoolhouse Historic Sites.
Photo caption: Top, Thomas Lee Jessee as General Lee. Bottom, Dr. Fields as General Grant.