Athens County Historical Society Preps For Upcoming Civil War Ball

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Host Joan Butcher sits down with curator of the Athens County Historical Socety Jessica Cyders, along with board member and volunteer Lynne Newell and volunteer Holly Dallman and discuss the upcoming activities leading up to the 3rd Annual Civil War Ball. Civil War buffs and music history afficianados will get the chance to experience the 73rd OVI (Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment) band performing period music with period instruments, Cyder will present a collection of Civil War artifacts, all leading up to the big event on March 29.

The Civil War Ball will be from 6:30 to 10pm, at the Athens Community Center. There will be dancing, local music and food. Tickets are $15 for students, $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For upcoming events to attend or volunteer celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, visit https://www.facebook.com/athenshistory or http://www.athenshistory.org/.