Patriot Fair 2017

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

The American Spirit Education Alliance, in conjunction with The Sons of American Revolution ( Cincinnati Chapter), The Children and Daughters of American Revolution (John Riley Chapter), Sons of Union Veterans Auxilliary (Sister Anthony O'Connell Chapter), and the Veterans Memorial Museum Foundation (Germantown Ohio) and many other history lovers will present the Seventh Annual Patriot Fair. It will beday full of adventure, discovery, patriotism, learning, fun and good things to eat. This day will celebrate our American History & Heritage, honor our military, and provide unique ‘Living History’ experiences.

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  • The day will begin with 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, and Abigail Adams.

  • 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 WWI as you meet and listen to General JohnPershing.
  • Credit-worthy history programs benefiting area students are provided by seasoned re-enactors and storytellers. Visit www.aseaohio.com to learn more.

  • Many speakers 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.

 Mason American Legion Post 194 will sponsor a Classic Car Show to benefit "Homes for Heroes".

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.

NICK SPIRIT WOLF COOK

MATT WITHROW
BILL HE WHO WALKS WITH THUNDER TURLEY

CHRIS OTTER TURLEY

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 Paul Wilke 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 True Meaning of 'Pursuit of Happiness' & '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

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 Presentation

CHERI BRINKMAN  (ASEA member)– WW I Presentation

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

MARIA ECKOFF – WW II display and book sales

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

MARK FINSTER – Korean War Display

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

ALAN VILLALVA - Display: Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan

ARTISANS

BASKET WEAVING - Ohio Valley Basket Guild

BEE KEEPING, CANDLE MAKING – Bob Mohat of Mohat Apiaries

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 Farmar

SPINNING - Julie Nettleton

TRAPPING, TRADING – Paul ‘Turkey’ Wannemacher

WEAVING – Lydia 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)

  

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE PATRIOT FAIR/ HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 17, CONSTITUTION DAY

CONSTITUTION REVIVAL

 

This year you can enjoy two great events at one place on the same day. The City of Mason Ohio is partnering with the American Spirit Education Alliance and will present the Annual Mason Heritage Festival and Parade at the Mason Municipal Center side by side with the Sixth Annual Patriot Fair.

Part of the events will be a Constitutional Revival. Enjoy exhibits, games, programming that will help you better understand our founding documents, the men who framed them, and the circumstances surrounding their composition.

This is a list of events, presenters, exhibitors and entertainers that have been confirmed. We will add to the list as information becomes available. Schedules of speakers and programs will be posted a week or two before the event. View this year's working schedule.

PARTICIPATION LIST 2016

PRESENTERS/REENACTORS

Joyce Henry (Colonial Williamsburg): portrays Anna Marie Lane, Revolutionary War Soldier

George Wythe: portrayed by Chris Hull of Colonial Williamsburg

Benjamin Franklin: portrayed by Dennis Harbart, Massillon Ohio

Thomas Jefferson: portrayed by Ken Hammontree, Ashland Ohio

Patrick Henry: portrayed by Tony Steer, ASEA member

George Washington: portrayed by Paul Johnson

Abigail Adams: portrayed by Maya Callahan, ASEA member

Ian Cunningham, Sons of American Revolution

Paul Wheeler, Sons of Liberty, Indianapolis, IN

George Washington: Portrayed by Paul Johnson

Doug Roush, Revolutionary War German Grenadier, Indianapolis, IN

Eric Good, Revolutionary War

Francis Scott Key: as told by Dr. Michael George, Buchannan WV

James Madison: portrayed by Rich Pieper, ASEA member

Dolley Madison: portrayed by Denise Waterman, ASEA member

Sergeant Michael Cooper, War of 1812

Daniel Boone: Ronnie Bowling

Harriett Beecher Stowe: portrayed by Cheri Brinkman

Jefferson Davis: portrayed by David Walker, Van Wert Ohio

Ulysses S Grant: portrayed by Dr. E. Curt Fields, Memphis TN

Julia Grant: portrayed by Lena Moody, Memphis TN

General Sherman: portrayed by Rob Curtis

Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes: portrayed by David Shaw

Sergeant D. Roderick, Civil War Soldier: portrayed by Adam Curtis

Dr. Ned Lodwick: portrays Civil War soldier

E. Bingamin: portrays KY. 7th soldier, Confederate States of America

Richard Pritchart: portrays soldier, Confederate States of America

James Robinson: portrays soldier, Confederate States of America

Eric Good: portrays soldier, Confederate States of America

Cookie Owens, KY 7th Confederate Redlegs

Dave Savage: Civil War camp musician-dulcimer

Liz Grauwelman: Civil War camp musician-dulcimer

Margaret Simpson, RN:  portrays Civil War army nurse

Samatha Dew, abolitionist: portrayed by Omope Daboiku

Rick Spencer: Ohio Valley Civil War Association

Veteran's Museum, Germantown Ohio

Joseph Ashford: portrayed by Greg Wilkins

Lonnie Brett Griffith, WW II soldier

MIAMI VALLEY REENACTORS, portray Native American and frontier life

Bear, Bill Combs, flint napping

Sundancer, Sharon Combs, corn grinding

Ruanne Wilks, cooking

Isayah Wilks, games

Sarah Wilks, finger weaving

Blue Bear, Denver Hinkston, hatchet & knife throwing

Laura Hinkston

ALL NATIONS DRUM, Native American Ceremonial Song & Dance

Spotted Horse, John Helton

Dancing Butterfly, Marianne Helton

Three Feathers, Sheila Kendall, ASEA member

Yellow Flower, Tommie Hughes, Washington State

CLANS of DESDIN GLEN, Scottish settlers to the Ohio Valley

WILD WEST SHOW

Annie Oakley: portrayed by Jaunita Daley

Buffalo Bill Cody: portrayed by Elza Corrill

Wild Bill Hickok: portrayed by Brian Anderson

Calamity Jane: portrayed by Sharon Rose Tyahur

Texas Jack: portrayed by Danny Wolfe

Johnny Baker: portrayed by Nike Anderson

Alex Campbell, Pioneer

Rick Young, Narrator

 

SPEAKERS

Brian Thomas: WKRC, Welcoming Ceremony: opening remarks and introductions

Reverend Massey Campos: The Black Robe Regiment

Harald Zieger: Yearning for Freedom

Sonya Stratman: Growing up Under the Swastika

Alan McIntyre, Low Information voter project: Saving America

John Hindery of Building Blocks of Liberty: The Constitution's Pedigree

Jim Lewis of Building Blocks of Liberty:

Millie Henley of Historical Connections: Was it Luck, Coincidence or

              Providence in the Life of George Washington? You Decide...

Reverend Samuel Finley: The Tuskegee Airmen

John Cimarosti & Yellow Flower: Northwest Expansion

Ricki Pepin, Institute on the Constitution: America’s Foundations and Purpose

Omope Daboiku portrays Samantha Dew, Free Woman of Color and Conductor of the Underground Railroad

Greg Dougherty, Embarke Foundation: One Nation Under God

Michael Maharrey, Tenth Amendment Center: Madison Blueprint for Reclaiming Liberty

Sheriff Larry Sims, Warren County: Office of the Sheriff

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Alfreda Green: Vocalist, National Anthem

275 Brass Quintet: period & patriotic music

Buckeye Strings: dulcimer and string instrument music

Forget-me-not Dancers: perform colonial era and Civil War era dances: join in

Mars Hill Academy Choir, Patriotic music

Skit, -The Great American Experiment, involving framers of Constitution

Wheeler family will share their Declaration of Independence Banners in the parade

The Braun Family, Dayton Ohio will display their historic flag collection

 

ARTISANS

Bob Mohat, Mohat Apairies:  beekeeper, candlemaking

Joe Virag demonstates making beautiful wooden artwork with 1800s pedal saw

Pat Maley, Master Spinner will demonstrate spinning flax

Kimberly Hearn, Baskets by Kimberly: basket weaving

Brian Huffman & Terris Mullenix: Horners-scrimshawed powderhorns

Kyle Schumacher: Longrifle gunsmith

Mackenzie Beltz, soap making

Liz Grauwelin, Jewelry making

David Bathe, corn farming

MILITARY

Sons of Union Veterans, Civil War weapons display              U S Grant Homestead Association

Larry Galaske, WWII era army weapons truck and other weapons from Vietnam era

Yellow Ribbon Support Center                                                   Sons of American Revolution 

Department of Veterans Affairs                                                 Chris Robb, Military Vehicle Display

Veterans of Foreign Wars     9622                                              American Legion Post 194

Warren County Veterans                                                            Ohio Valley Civil War Association

 

 

BOOTHS/EXHIBITS

 

Civil Air Patrol                                                                              

Daughters of the American Revolution                                 Mason Historical Society

John Riley Chapter & Turtle Creek Chapter                           Mayflower Society

Sr. Anthony O’Connell Auxiliary of SUV CW                          Colonial Williamsburg

American Heritage Girls 3124                                                  American Legion Post 194

 Sons of Union Vets, Civil War                                                  Ohio Irregular Militia

Freedoms Foundation  at VAlley Forge                                   EmpowerU        

Warren Co. Historical Soc./ Glendower Museum                 Liberty Camp

Children of the American Revolution                                       Institute on the Constitution

Tuskegee Airmen                                                                         Building Blocks of Liberty

ASEA HISTORICAL DISPLAYS                                                        RAFFLE BOOTH

Jeremiah York-The Boston Tea Party                                        National Rifle Association

Underground Movement Tshirt Company                              Boy Scouts of America

Tenth Amendment Center                                                          Convention of States Project

Veterans Museum, Germantown Ohio

                                                                              

OLDE TYME PHOTO AREA

BRING YOUR CAMERA!  Period costumes and props and antique vehicles (provided by Borcherding Buick) will be available. Have your picture taken with costumed re-enactors. Email your pictures to us and they will be posted on ASEA website.

 

PARADE

The Annual Mason Heritage Day Parade will begin at 10:00 and will end at the Mason Municipal Center.

 

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW

                                      Sponsored by Mason American Legion Post 194                                                                                     

10:00 am- 6:00 pm

 

GAMES, VENDORS, ACTIVITIES

Petting Zoo, pony rides,  a corn maze, seasonal crafts, Archery Tag and more will add to the fun and adventure of this day.

 

CONCERT

6:00 PM          Band TBD

 

FIREWORKS DISPLAY

9:00 pm

 

This event is free of charge, thanks to our many generous sponsors..