Chautauqua coming to town!

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Teddy Roosevelt, among the host of characters bringing living history to Hamilton for the 2016 Ohio Chautauqua

Some good news: Hamilton has been selected as one of four cities to host next year’s Ohio Chautauqua! Fran Tiburzio of the Ohio Humanities Council describes this week-long event as “a traveling living history program,” featuring “fun hands-on workshops for kids and adult programs like lectures in different venues throughout the community.” Evening programs will be hosted on the Miami Hamilton campus, with additional events on other sites. Final dates have yet to be confirmed, but for more details and history of the Chautauqua movement, see Richard O Jones’ excellent coverage:

Teddy Roosevelt to Visit Hamilton