In the 1890's, Mark Twain (the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens), American writer, humorist, publisher and lecturer, gave a lecture at the Delaware Opera House. On Sun., July 8 at 2 p.m. this piece of Delaware history will be re-enacted in a special appearance of Mark Twain, as portrayed by Ken Barnett, at the Barn at Stratford (2690 Stratford Road, Delaware).
The opening act will be magician Nate the Great performing sleight of hand magic. All attendees will receive a free gelato from Ciao Cafe. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 6 - 17) and can be purchased at the door, or online at EventBrite.com: “Mark Twain at the Barn at Stratford”.
This program is sponsored by Arena Fair Theatre, the Delaware Gazette, the Delaware County Historical Society, Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association, and Ciao Cafe. For additional information, visit DelawareOhioHistory.org, email Programs@DelawareOhioHistory.org or call the Society at 740-369-3831, ext. 3.