Upcoming Events

 

  September 23, 2017, 9-5, Mason Municipal Center, Mason Ohio

 

Lest We Forget’

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The American Spirit Education Alliance, in conjunction with The Sons of American Revolution (Cincinnati Chapter), Children of the American Revolution & Daughters of the American Revolution (John Riley Chapter), Sons of Union Veterans Auxiliary (Sr. Anthony O’Connell Chapter), The Veterans Memorial Museum Foundation and many other history lovers will present the Seventh Annual Patriot Fair. It will be a day full of adventure, discovery, entertainment, patriotism, learning, fun and good things to eat. There will be presentations, exhibits and activities to appeal to every member of the family.

 

This day will celebrate our American History & Heritage, honor our military, and provide unique ‘Living History’ experiences. This year is the centennial year for our entry into WW I. This will be commemorated

 

in several presentations and exhibits.

 

  • The day will begin with Brian Thomas (WKRC), Alfreda Green, vocalist and Dr. Michael George as he tells the story of our National Anthem. The Fair will be hosted by James and Dolley Madison.
  • Learn how early Americans lived as you visit with period artisans, storytellers and period entertainers.
  • Visit with Three Feathers, Yellow Flower and the All Nations Drum group of Native American dancers.
  • Step back in time to the birth of our country and meet some of the brave and determined patriots who fought for our independence: Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Abigail Adams, and Reverend Massey Campos(Black Robe Regiment).
  • Meet soldiers from the Civil War, Abraham & Mary Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General and Julia Grant,

 

 Allan Howey(camp singer) and abolitionists from the era.

 

  • Recognize the American contribution to WW I as you meet with and listen to General John Pershing.
  • Credit-worthy history programs benefiting area students are provided by seasoned re-enactors and storytellers. Visit www.aseaohio.com to learn more.
  • Many presenters will help you to better understand and appreciate our Constitutional Republic.
  • Visit with soldiers from yesterday and today. They will familiarize you with their vehicles and weapons and the military conflicts in which they were involved.

 

 

 

As one walks through the building and grounds there will be games, activities and crafts for the children and opportunities to train with the troops, observe artisans at work and meet and talk to historical figures. All are invited to dance with All Nations Native American dancers and Forget-Me-Not historic dancers. One can talk to representatives from historic and civic organizations and many history lovers who want to share a piece of history with the community as well as stories rarely heard.

 

We continue, rain or shine. This event is free of charge, thanks to our many generous sponsors.

 

 

 

For additional information:  www.aseaohio.com  www.facebook.com/patriotfair

 

or call Denise (513)284-3600, Rich (513)405-6962

 

 

 

The following is the list of participants that have been confirmed for the 2017 Patriot Fair.

 

This will be updated regularly.

 

Speaking schedule will be available on website at least 1 week prior to event.

 

 

 

BRIAN THOMAS - Emcee

 

ALFREDA GREEN – National Anthem

 

ALL NATIONS DRUM – JOHN SPOTTED HORSE HELTON & MARY ANN DANCING BUTTERFLY HELTON & CO

 

SHEILA THREE FEATHERS KENDALL (ASEA member)

 

YELLOW FLOWER will tell the story of the Chinook people.

 

BLUE BEAR, Denver Hinkston, Tomahawk Throw

 

275 BRASS QUINTET – Patriotic and Period music

 

FORGET-ME-NOT-  Historic Dancers- Let them teach you the steps.

 

HOWARD MILLER HISTORIC FLAG DISPLAY- Presented by Don McGraw of the Sons of American Revolution

 

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN – Dennis Harbart

 

THOMAS JEFFERSON – Ken Hammontree _Jefferson & the Men Who Started the American Revolution

 

ABIGAIL ADAMS – Maya Callahan (ASEA member)

 

REVEREND MASSEY CAMPOS will discuss the  The True Meaning of 'Pursuit of Happiness' and 'General Welfare' 

SONS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Cincinnati Chapter

CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

 

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION, John Riley, Turtlecreek

 

SONS OF LIBERTY -  PAUL WHEELER

 

DOUG ROUSH- Revolutionary War soldier

 

DANIEL BOONE & SONS – Ronnie Bowling & sons Miles & Gibson

ELLEN HORTON - The Original Intent of the Founders

 

PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON – Rich Pieper (ASEA member)

 

DOLLEY MADISON – Denise Waterman (ASEA member)

 

DR. MICHAEL GEORGE tells the inspiring story of the battle at Fort McHenry and the writing of the National Anthem. He will have a booth to sell his books.

 

CLANS OF DESDIN GLEN – Melissa Lohman & Co portray former endentured servants who settle in the Ohio Valley

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN – Jim Crabtree

 

MARY TODD LINCOLN – Teena Baldrige

 

JEFFERSON DAVIS – David Walker

 

GENERAL ULYSSES S GRANT- Dr. Curt Fields

 

JULIA GRANT- Leena Moody

 

SONS OF UNION VETERANS CIVIL WAR

 

SONS OF UNION VETERANS CW AUXILIARY

 

CPT JAMES O’MOORE – Civil War Surgeon

 

MAJOR GENERAL ELI LONG – Joe ‘Cookie’ Owens

 

ALLAN HOWEY – Civil War Music

DAVID SAVAGE - Civil War Music

 

SGT HERSHELL KINCAID – Ethan Bingamin

 

SGT DAVID RODERICK – Adam Curtis

 

DR NED LODWICK – Civil War Soldier

 

MILLIE HENLEY – Union Love Stories of the Civil War

OHIO VALLEY CIVIL WAR ASSOCIATION

 

CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE

 

GENERAL JOHN PERSHING - David Wayne Shuey

 

JEREMY BOWLES – WW I  - An Overview

 

CHERI BRINKMAN  (ASEA member)– WW I Presentation 

VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM FOUNDATION – JEREMY BOWLES, JOE OTMAR, JUSTIN MAYS 

DR SAMUEL WILSON - Bill Lambert: WW I Flying Ace 

MARIA ECKOFF – WW II display and book sales

MARK GRAUWELMAN - WW II Soldier 

SONYA STRATMAN- Growing Up Under the Swastika
HARALD ZIEGER- Yearning for Freedom & Book Sales 

MARK FINSTER – Korean War Display

ALEX VILLALVA - Display: Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan 

LARRY GALESKE (ASEA member) – Vietnam War Vehicle & Weapons Display

 

ARTISANS

BEE KEEPING, CANDLE MAKING – Bob Mohat of Mohat Apiaries

 

BLACKSMITHS – Blue Hell Studios, Daniel Christopher, jeff Laake

 

BUTTER MAKING- AHG 3124

 

JEWELRY – Liz Grauwelman

 

PEDAL SAW ART – Joe Virag

 

POTTERY – Bill Weldy

 

PRIMITIVE COOKING, CORN GRINDING – Ruanne, Isayah  Wilks

 

PRIMITIVE SOAP MAKING – Bill Mills

 

QUILTING – Pam Weldy

 

ROPE MAKING – Cliff

 

TRAPPING, TRADING – Paul ‘Turkey’ Wannemacher

 

WEAVING – Lydia & Alan Graziani

 

 ORGANIZATIONS

 

AMERICAN LEGION  194

BOY SCOUTS

 

CIVIL AIR PATROL

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

 

EMPOWERU

 

FREEDOMS FOUNDATIONS

 

MASON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

MAYFLOWER SOCIETY

SELF-EVIDENT MINISTRIES

 

VETERANS FOREIGN WARS

 

 VENDORS

AMAZING GRACE KETTLECORN 

PIT 2 PLATE BBQ

MAUI WOWI

MENCHIES (Frozen Yogurt)