The Civil War Exhibit is on loan to the Oxford Library from the Detroit Historical Society and Museum now until February 28, 2021. Stop by and check it out!

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Fireside Chats

Join us by the fireplace for an intimate conversation with our special guests. Registration is required due to State restrictions. Virtual registration is available for each program. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

January 8 - Robert Stone – As a Civil War Solider discussing their clothing, and equipment.

January 15 - Worley Smith - Chaplains of the Civil War.

January 22 – Jim Lehtola – Civil War Soldiers buried in Oxford.       

January 29 – Lois Keel as “Liberetta Lerich Green” the Civil War from the home front.

February 5 – “Hold my Horse” a short film about Major General Isreal Richardson followed by Dr. John Todd discussing the origins of the Civil War.

February 12 - Bryan Cloutier, Northeast Oakland Historical Museum Civil War artifacts.

February 19 - Worley Smith – Women in the Civil War.

February 26 - 5th Michigan Regimental Band Performance.   CANCELLED

Virtual Programs

January 12, 2021 6pm - Michigan in the Civil War presented by Program Source International. By January of 1865 nearly 89,000 Michigan soldiers had served in the war. This program tells true stories about Michigan people and Governor Blair’s search for troops to meet Lincoln’s request and develops a month by month timeline of events in Michigan and at the Eastern battlefields. The music and sounds created at the reenactment events make this a very special program relating to Michigan’s role in the Civil War. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

February 10, 2021 6pm “Abraham Lincoln; A New Birth of Freedom” presented by Kevin Wood. This is Mr. Lincoln’s historical presentation, covering the entire period from Independence through the Civil War, especially the 12 turbulent years from 1854-1865. It also includes Mr. Lincoln’s inspiring personal story. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.