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Your Expert Guide to the Ohio Civil War Show

For a unique and fascinating way to experience American history, be sure to attend the Ohio Civil War Show. The popular 2-day event showcases one of the largest collections of Civil War memorabilia, items, and relics in the country. Continue reading to learn all about the event and what to expect at the 2018 show.

The Ohio Civil War Show is just one of many fabulous ways to learn about our country’s history. Ohio is home to a number of the best museums, galleries, and historic sites that provide the opportunity to step back in time and explore America’s past. For information on all of the top attractions and activities in the area, request access to our free Vacation Guide! We’ve included expert advice and local recommendations on how to make the most of visit to Central Ohio.

Your Guide to the 2018 Ohio Civil War Show

Event Details

The 41st annual Ohio Civil War Show and 26th annual Artillery Show take place Saturday, May 5th, through Sunday, May 6th, 2018. Located at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio, the event is one of the biggest Civil War relics shows in 2018! The show is open to the public, and admission is $7 for adults and free for children under 12 years old.

What You’ll Find at the Ohio Civil War Show

In seven buildings containing 750 tables, the Ohio Civil War show features an outstanding collection of military memorabilia to buy, sell, and trade. The collection includes relics from Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

Additionally, the event includes a 30-gun Artillery Show, 6-gun battery firing demonstrations, Sutler’s Row, a Civil War Hospital reenactment, Abe Lincoln live presentations, and more. You can also enjoy a selection of food, music, and daily door prizes!

2018 Demonstration Schedule

The 2018 demonstration schedule is as follows:

6-Gun Battery Firing Demonstration (Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. & Sunday, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.)

Civil War Hospital Scenario (Saturday, 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. & Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.)

Fife & Drum Corp Presentation (Saturday, 9:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. & Sunday, 9:30 a.m., 11:00a.m., and 2:30 p.m.)

Gettysburg Address

(Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday Church Service at the Flagpole (Sunday, 10:00 a.m.)

More Information

For more details, visit the Ohio Civil War Show’s pages providing a map, exhibitor information, and photos. The fascinating show has been a longtime favorite of visitors and locals alike!

Book your Stay

Accommodations are already filling up for this year’s Ohio Civil War Show! Located just a 30-minute drive from the Richland County Fairgrounds, the HideAway Country Inn is the perfect place to stay during the event!

Our charming Inn provides all the luxurious, modern amenities of a high-end hotel while offering the quaint and friendly atmosphere of a B&B. Our cozy accommodations include comfortable furniture, unique decor, and plenty of thoughtful touches to make your stay extra special.

Check availability of all our rooms now, and book your stay while offers last! We look forward to hosting you during your perfect Ohio vacation.



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