The Fostoria Area Historical Society will celebrate the 189th birthday of Charles Foster on April 22.
Born in 1828, Foster became a Fostoria businessman, served as the 35th governor of Ohio and later was named secretary of the treasury under President Benjamin Harrison. The city of Fostoria is named for his family.
The celebration will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in downtown Fostoria. Food will be served and sold at 123 N. Main St. Other vendors will be selling everything from crafts to cookies.
Buggy rides will be available for $3 per person, with members of the Black Swamp Driving Club bringing their horses and antique buggies.
Sue Murray of Tiffin will present a free program on Victorian manners at the Foster Museum, 105 N. Main St., at 2 p.m.