Civil War Museum could open in early 2011

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The following is the latest installment of Mayor Jim Boroff's monthly updates on city issues.

Civil War Museum. Renovation has been started at the Cornerstone Building for the American Civil War Museum of Ohio. About two years ago, Mark Young, president of the Civil War Museum Board, expressed an interest in purchasing the Cornerstone Building at Main and South Washington streets to house the museum's exhibits.

To make the museum a reality, the city, in partnership with the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. and the museum board, was able to secure the necessary funding from grants and foundation donations to proceed with the renovation of the building. The bulk of the construction work is expected to be completed by the end of the year, with the facility opening early in 2011....

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