Living history performances will be presented each Tuesday at noon throughout February in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse. Visitors will meet first-person interpreters who portray prominent African Americans in U.S. history.
Each 45-minute vignette will focus on African-American history as part of Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse.
Scheduled living history performances include:
Feb 5 - “Phyllis Wheatley,” portrayed by Sandra Quick
Feb 12 - “John Parker,” portrayed by Anthony Gibbs
Feb 19 - “Henry ‘Box’ Brown,” portrayed by Rory Rennick
Feb 26 - “George Washington Williams,” portrayed by Anthony Gibbs
Watch past living history presentations.