Program from Memorial Day, 1890


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Program from Memorial Day, 1890 from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Program from Memorial Day, 1890. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Program from Memorial Day, 1890 is text, with genre program. Its dimensions are 5.5 in. x 3.5 in.. It is 4 pages long.

It was created on Friday, May 30, 1890.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This program is from Memorial Day on May 30th, 1890. A parade of the Mary Todd Lincoln Circle of the G.A.R.(Grand Army of the Republic) and the Henry C. Burr Post G.A.R., No. 711 progressed from East Granville Road, south on High Street to Walnut Grove Cemetery for Decoration of the Graves. The parade was followed by basket picnicking, speaking and singing at the Normal School (known first as the Female Seminary). T. E. Taylor was the Grand Marshal. Other Worthington residents listed in the program include James Wright and Fred Johnson, Aids, E. P. Sharp, Chairman and T. F. Barrett, Mayor. Officers of the Henry C. Burr Post No. 711 are listed as Captain William Pinney, Commander; James H. Rice, S.V. Commander; Elias Barker, J.V. Commander; T.E. Taylor, Adjutant; James Waldorf, Quartermaster; Henry Stickney, Officer of the Day; R. M. Parsons, Chaplain; Dickerson Welling, M.D., Surgeon; A. Sterns,Officer of the Guard and W.H. Dorherty, Ensign.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 79-G-389.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1139.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 13, 2020. It was last updated September 24, 2020.