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West Virginia’s Birthday Party at the Marion County Museum
June 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come to our Birthday Party for West Virginia at the Marion County Museum from 10-2 on June 20th. We Three will be playing period music on the front lawn, Gov. Francis Pierpont and 1st Lady Julia will be joining us at 11 She will be playing the Melodeon from the Church she attended now known as the Gatherings. At 12 will be cutting our birthday cake. Also Raven will be hand dipping candles with children for them to take home. JoAnn Lough will be there to answer questions dress in authentic dress from the 1840s. We are hoping to have other surprises also. The most important gifts that were received were original Civil War documents never seen before by the public: 2 letters from Governor Francis H. Pierpont to Perry West of Logansport, An induction of Perry West to form the home guard by Gov. Pierpont. The Mustering in Registry of the recruits of the Home Guard handwritten. These documents will only be available from Monday thru Saturday of next week then they will be returned to the owner. Don’t Miss this. Copies can be had for $1.00 a piece. Free Parking on the 20th and Free Tours. Come join us at our Birthday Party.