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Gallia-Vinton ESC News Article

Pine Street Cemetery Walk

The Pine Streeadultst cemetery walk, organized by Gene Huffman, Cadot-Blessing Camp 126 Sons of Union Veterans; Randall Fulks, Head of Reference at the Bossard Library; the Gallia-Vinton ESC, and Bev Jeffers, Our House Tavern Museum Director; provided a unique look at Gallia County history. At the cemetery walk, reenactors told the tales of historic persons including Pickney T. Wall, a nurse during the 1878 Yellow Fever epidemic; the Honorable Samuel Nash, a prominent Gallipolis lawyer who served in the Ohio Senate; Robert Duncan, Civil War soldier imprisoned in Andersonville Prison Camp; and so many more. The community connected with the rich, local history by interacting directly with the actors portraying each historical narrative.

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