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.
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
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
AMERICAN LEGION 194
CIVIL AIR PATROL
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
MASON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
VETERANS FOREIGN WARS
AMAZING GRACE KETTLECORN
PIT 2 PLATE BBQ
MENCHIES (Frozen Yogurt)