Lincoln, Gettysburg and Lorain County

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Join us at the Burrell Homestead, 2792 East River Rd in Sheffield, for an afternoon of fun and history. Every August the founding families of Sheffield gathered for a family reunion, a tradition stretching back to the 19th century. We honor that tradition with the Burrell Picnic on Saturday from 12 – 3 pm. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy with your family as we open the Burrell homestead to tours and have games and activities for the whole family. At 1 pm, we present Mel Maurer of the Cleveland Civil War Roundtable and his presentation of ‘Lincoln and Gettysburg’, a timely topic as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the battle and later address in Gettysburg. Parking is on site, please call 458-5121 or 949-5200 for more information.

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