Doug White of Manchester, former Adams County commissioner, State Representative and State Senator, will appear as Congressman Thomas L. Hamer in a U.S. Grant Bicentennial event on March 19.
White represented Clermont, Brown, Adams, and Highland counties in the Ohio General Assembly
The event will take place at the Georgetown United Methodist Church in Georgetown, Ohio at 6 p.m. The production is “This Is Your Life — U.S. Grant,” based on a popular television show of the same name.
Hamer was important in Grant’s life appointing him to West Point in 1838. Other members of the cast will be members of the Gaslight Theater Players. The production is directed by Judge Margaret Clark and produced by Dr. Ned Lodwick, who will also be the host.
The event is the next of the year-long schedule of events in Georgetown celebrating U.S. Grant’s 200th birthday and sponsored by the U.S. Grant Homestead Association of Georgetown. Georgetown is the home of Grant’s boyhood home, schoolhouse, and statue open Saturday, March 19.
For more information, visit www.usgrantboyhoodhome.org or call (877) 372-8177.