FREMONT – The public is invited to attend a ceremony honoring 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Hayes’ tomb on the grounds of Spiegel Grove.

Military representatives sent by President Donald Trump will lay a wreath at the tomb of Hayes in honor of his birthday, which is Thursday, Oct. 4.

The ceremony is from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Admission is free.

This ceremony is part of a new event, the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is one of the film festival organizers and an event site.

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is America’s first presidential library and the forerunner for the federal presidential library system. It is partially funded by the state of Ohio and affiliated with the Ohio History Connection. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues.

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