Ohio Civil War Show - Destination Mansfield – Richland County

Ohio Civil War Show

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Richland County Fairgrounds
750 N. Home Rd.
Mansfield, OH 44906

Presented By: Richland County Fairgrounds

The 34th AnnualOhio Civil War Collector's Show to be held at the Richland County Fairgrounds will feature 750 tables of Civil War military memorabilia for buy, sell, trade and display will be the largest quality show of its kind in the country. A new addition starting this year is opening the show to the World War I and II military collector. This extremely large and rapidly growing collector community can expect to find quality World War material through 1945 in all buildings mixed with Civil War memorabilia.

WWI & II special outdoor Living History Encampment re-enactors will set up four "defensive compounds" complete with actual war materials and weapons from each country represented: US, Britain, Germany and France. You will see their life as it existed on the front lines during WWII.

In conjunction with the above, the 19th Annual Artillery Show will feature 30 full size cannons, limbers, cassion, Gatling guns and mortars. This is the only Artillery Show of this kind in the country where persons can view field guns, equipment and displays that relate to America's wars from 1775 through 1898 . As an aded feature attendees will have a rare opportunity to see a full 6-gun battery in artillery firing demonstrations daily at 10:30 and 1:30.

Random music performances on both days will be by the Camp Chase Fife and Drum - a real crowd pleaser!

Please go to www.ohiocivilwarshow.com to view additional events for this great historical event.

Admission is $6.00 for adults; children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Parking is included in the cost of admission.

Hours:  Saturday 9-5;  Sunday 9-3

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