Johnson's Island Civil War Prison

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         Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Presents

Privy to History-till January 5th, 2015

An exhibit of historical and archaeological materials representing 26 years of research. 

Fremont, Ohio

Baseball returns to Johnson's Island

See the Reenactment of the famous August 27, 1864 Baseball Game between Confederate and Southern Baseball Clubs

by the Ohio Village Muffins and Black Swamp Frogs

Click HERE for more information

 Johnson's Island Civil War Military Prison

 

Recent Historical Research-Sandusky Library PoW List from December, 1864

Click HERE to see the latest addition.

Updated April 1, 2014

 

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 are now uploaded

                  

Friends and Descendants Receive the Brian C. Pohanka Preservation Organization of the Year Award from the Civil War Trust

and Congressional Recognition

 CWT Park Day

April 5, 2014

Don't Miss It!!

The Experiential Learning Program is in its 15th year.  Check out all the classes and  discoveries here. 

Field Specimens Discovered

Just Published by the University Press of Florida. 

See the Sutler Shop for information on purchasing this new publication

Archaeological Institute of America Interactive Dig

 

2014 Archaeological Field School

 

Johnsonís Island Civil War Prison Site

 Center for Historic and Military Archaeology

 Heidelberg University

Further Details here 

Link to the Ohio Historical Societies Sesquicentennial Web Site: See the latest calendar of events and activities.

2012 Archaeological Field School at the Johnsonís Island Prison Site, Center for Historic and Military Archaeology, Heidelberg University

Details here

Sutler Shop Virtual Prison Tour

Class Scrapbooks

Heidelberg University offers two graduate level courses for educators interested in utilizing experiential learning programs into their curricula.  Go here for the details!
POW RESEARCH

Maybe we can help you find out more about your ancestor that was imprisoned on Johnson's Island or served as part of the guard. 

Follow an Artifact from the Field to the Laboratory

Hard Rubber Jewelry

Smoking Pipes

Ohio Humanities Council Speakers Bureau:  150th Civil War

A. F. Swadley Letter

Try your hand at transcribing this letter.

 

7th Annual Great Golf Escape

August 18, 2012

Check out a larger image of the plaque we now have erected at Johnson's Island.
 

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Send comments to dbush@heidelberg.edu regarding anything related to this web site.  This site is maintained by Dr. David Bush, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Historic and Military Archaeology of Heidelberg University.  Last updated 07/06/2014