CW’s Founders Day

Messenger photos by Linda Dillman
Canal Winchester Area Historical Society celebrated the life of hometown hero Pvt. Alfred Cannon, who died in a Civil War prisoner camp, by rededicating Cannon’s memorial on the grounds of the historical society complex during Founders Day on Oct. 14. Mayor Mike Ebert (left) presents a proclamation designating Oct. 14 in memory and honor of the private to Marie Gibbons (right).
The Queen of the Line Depot’s train display drew the attention of Abraham Lincoln as the president took a break from preparing for speeches later in the day presented as part of the Oct. 14 Canal Winchester Founders Day festivities.
Founders Day volunteer Jenny Storts (right) helps four-year-old Amanda resident Levi Jacobsen (left) create a pine cone and peanut butter bird feeder inside the Prentiss Schoolhouse at Founders Day in Canal Winchester.
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