MATHEWS HOUSE EVENT

Saturday, July 29th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

History and Harmony in the Gardens

 
On June 1, 1817, just three months after his inauguration as fifth president, fifty-nine year old James Monroe and a small entourage embarked on a tour of the northern states with two critical goals: inspection of military defenses and national unity.  The tour included stops in Zanesville and Putnam on August 30-31, 1817.  In 2017, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of  the tour, living historian Dennis Bigelow  is re-enacting Monroe's tour. He will be in Zanesville, at the Stone Academy, on August 31st at 7:00 pm. 

On June 1, 1817, just three months after his inauguration as fifth president, fifty-nine year old James Monroe and a small entourage embarked on a tour of the northern states with two critical goals: inspection of military defenses and national unity.  The tour included stops in Zanesville and Putnam on August 30-31, 1817.  In 2017, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of  the tour, living historian Dennis Bigelow  is re-enacting Monroe's tour. He will be in Zanesville, at the Stone Academy, on August 31st at 7:00 pm.