Available to speak, 5 minutes to 1 hour, about the importance of Manufacturing & our History of Industrialists since early 1800’s to the present and the 60 Manufacturing Members of the Regional Manufacturing Coalition.
Steve Cummins or Jerry Miller
Steve: 419-564-6273 Jerry: 419-564-5585
Robert A. Carter was born in Mansfield, Ohio, in 1935, graduated from Lexington High School in 1954. Married with 5 children and 9 grandchildren, he currently lives in Mansfield. Bob is a member of the Richland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, the Ohio Historical Society, and the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM), and he is the author of 6 books on local history. The Mansfield Riots of 1900 and Water-Powered Mills of Richland County are his most recent books. The mill book covers the mills along the forks of the Mohican River and touches on the lives and families of those who operated them.
Available for talks about 18th Century provincial Militia's in the Colonies. Can discuss time period 1755 thru the Revolutionary War. I will be in period dress typical of a militiaman along with all accoutrements. These include firearms, knives/axes, and typical items used during this period. Am also able to demonstrate musket firing(Blanks) with approval by local authorities. 30 years experience with 18th century Living History.
Fee based on program length
Mystery at the Museum. A beautiful white-on-white quilt, hand stitched in the 1840's for the wedding of Jacintha Cook, but which was never used. Who was Jacintha? What tragedy prevented the quilt from being used? Did she have a full life, or would sorrow follow her all her days? See the quilt, hear about the research and what was discovered. Fee: Donation to Richland County Museum Phone: 614-226-8315 or contact through Richlandcountymuseum.org.