GNADENHUTTEN -- The community historical event "Gnadenhutten and Zeisberger Days" is scheduled for Saturday, May 27 beginning at 6 p.m.
The schedule of events includes:
6 p.m., snack shop opens.
6 p.m., historical, guided tours of the grounds including the museum and old cemetery.
7 p.m., guest speaker David Zeisberger.
8 p.m., outdoor movie (Drive-in style) of "Apostle to the Indians," by David Zeisberger. Apostle to the Indians recounts the Moravian Missions work among the Delaware people in the Tuscarawas Valley and the massacre of 90 Christian Indians. The movie was previously shown at the Quaker Theater in New Philadelphia.
The village of Gnadenhutten is the oldest settlement in the state of Ohio. Sadly, it is also the place where on March 8, 1782, 90 men, women and children, all of them Christian Indians, were massacred.
Gnadenhutten and Zeisberger Days is a free Event but donations are welcomed.
In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Indian Valley High School Auditorium. Listen to your local Radio Stations for the changes.