James A. Ramage Civil War Museum

2017 Calendar of Events

Museum Opens: Friday, March 3, 2017

Civil War Book Discussion Group and Giant Book Sale:  March 18, 2017

The Civil War book discussion will held at 2 PM.  We will discuss Partners in Command: The Relationships Between Leaders During the Civil War by Joseph T. Glatthaar. The book is available on Amazon and at your local public library and you may be able to find it at Barnes and Nobles or Joseph Beth. For questions about the book discussion group, please call moderator Rob Langenderfer (859) 371-9798.

The Museum will be having a GIANT used book sale from 12 PM to 5PM with books heavily discounted, so you can stop by the book sale downstairs before or after the discussion.

NKU Hisory Day at the Boone County Public Library:  March 25, 2017

The Museum will have a display table at NKU History Day at the Boone County Library, Stop by to say hi as you enjoy the History Day presentations and workshops.

National Civil War Trust Park Day:  April 1, 2017

Join us at the Museum beginning at 9 AM to clean up the Museum grounds and flower beds and get ready for the spring season. This is part of a nationwide helping day sponsored by the Civil War Trust. We will have free T shirts for participants. 

James A. Ramage Civil War Museum Blue and Gray Dinner:  April 25, 2017

The annual Blue and Gray Dinner will be held at the Twin Oaks Golf Gold and Planataion Club, 450 East 43rd Street, Latonia, Kentucky. This is a great event to support the Museum. 

Cocktail hour (cash bar) will be between 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Dinner will start at 7:00 PM

The Blue and Gray Dinner’s guest speaker is Dr. Andrea Watkins, NKU History Professor. The topic will be “First Ladies of the Civil War”

During the event, we will hold a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum. Cash and check only.

Tickets are $50 per person/ $360 Table of 8, payable in advance.

Please RSVP to Linda Hornsby at 859 261-3045 or lykantee@aol.com by April 16, 2015.

Please make all checks payable to James A. Ramage Civil War Museum and mail check to:

James A. Ramage Civil Museum
Attn Blue & Gray Dinner
409 Kyles Lane
Ft Wright, KY 41011

Park Day Part 2 - Landscaping and Planting Day:  May 13, 2017

Join us from 8 AM to 12 PM on Saturday, May 13th to plant, mulch, and landscape around the Museum. Please dress for outdoor work and bring work gloves. If you bring gardening tools, please mark with your name.

We welcome deer resistant plant donations, especially perennials and shrubs. Please bring with you for planting!

Refreshments provided.

Roebling Fest :  June, Date To Be Announced

Lecture Series:  June 25, 2017 and July 23, 2017, Speakers To Be Announced

Battery Hooper Civil War Days:  August 19-20, 2017

Veterans Day:  November, Date To Be Announced

Civil War Christmas:  December 10, 2017

Unless noted, all events will be held at the Museum located in Battery Hooper Park, Fort Wright, Kentucky.  Detailed information for each event will be posted when it becomes available.  Email ramagecivilwarmuseum@gmail.com if you have questions about any event.  Please include the event name in the subject line.

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409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011
Tel: 859-331-1700
Fax: 859-331-0454

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Blue & Gray Dinner
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Garden Club Plant Swap
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Bike Rodeo