Programs & Services

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, 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.

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

DR> SAMUEL WILSON - Bill Lambert: WW I Flying Ace

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

SPINNING - Julie Nettleson

TRAPPING, TRADING – Paul ‘Turkey’ Wannemacher

WEAVING – Lydia & Alan Graziani

 

ORGANIZATIONS

AMERICAN LEGION  194

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The seventh annual PATRIOT FAIR will take place on September 23, 2017 at the Mason Municipal Center from 9 am to 5 pm. Much more information to follow as details are determined and confirmed.

 

Our programs and activities for students are tailored to be age-appropriate (K-12) and complementary to academic standards. They are also geared to meet the needs of adults interested in learning more about early American history. Focusing largely on America’s founders and their Charters of Freedom, we will explore how these political pioneers impacted the development of the United States and the rest of the world.

Listed below are some of the programs and services we offer:

  • Classes for Scouts and American Heritage Girls who want assistance in training for their badge requirements
  • Constitution Day events planned for our community with participation from the schools.
  • Speakers for community groups and organizations. A variety of topics are available.
  • Courses on the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and types of government
  • Historical presentations offered by our costumed interpreters
  • Colonial Life

The General Richard Montgomery Color Guard is available for civic ceremonies and events. Click here for more information.

 

For more information about speakers, programs or classes please click here to contact us.