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Hayes exhibit showcases First Ladies’ gowns
Written by Tammy Walro   
Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:57

It is circumstance, not choice, that places her in the limelight, yet from the moment her husband is elected President of the United States, the eyes of the world are on America’s First Lady – especially on what she wears.

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center’s newest exhibit, “First-Lady Style: White House Gowns” examines the role of the First Lady using fashion as a focus. The exhibit brings together 29 original and reproduction gowns worn by American First Ladies.

Pemberville exhibit dedicated ‘For the Love of Art’
Written by Tammy Walro   
Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:55

Pemberville’s For the Love of Art Committee will present this year’s show/art walk Saturdays Feb.14 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Area high school students and graduates of the past three years have been invited to enter this year’s show, which will be held at the Pemberville Opera House. Entry forms are available from area high school art instructors, or by contacting Cindy Lohrbach at 419-287-3876 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Hayes’ carriage featured in international magazine
Written by Tammy Walro   
Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:54

FREMONT – It seems men always have had a love affair with vehicles – even before the advent of cars.

Rutherford B. Hayes was no exception. Soon after becoming America’s 19th President, Hayes bought a new carriage. It was made by Brewster & Co. of New York and, according to an article in the January issue of The Carriage Journal, it was top-of-the-line.

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