Thunderstorm Project Historical Marker
Dedication Sunday, May 5, 2013
Many thanks to those who attended the dedication of the Ohio Historical Marker for the Thunderstorm Project. The marker is located at the Lytle Creek Greenway on Davids Drive, Wilmington. Pictured above (L-R): Scott Hickman, Lori Kersey Williams, Mike Kurz, Kay Fisher, Lt. Col. Robert S. Wacker, Mayor Randy Riley, Ken Haydu
Building My Family Tree: a genealogy workshop
Saturday, June 22 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
$10 in advance, or $15 day of the event if space is available
Would you like to research your family history, but don't know where to begin? Have you done some research, but don't know where to look next? This workshop may be just what you need. You will learn how to build your family tree including documentation, resources and strategies. You will have access to the many resources of the History Center research library and advice from experienced researchers.
You can bring a lunch or go out during the lunch break. Space is limited, so please register by sending your name, address, phone/email to the Clinton County Genealogical Society - P. O. Box 529 - Wilmington, OH 45177, with the $10 registration fee. If space allows, registrations will be accepted on the day of the event for $15.
CIVIL WAR DAY
AT THE CLINTON COUNTY HISTORY CENTER
SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
10:00 A.M.—4:00 P.M.
The Clinton County Historical and Genealogical Societies are working to provide day long activities at the History Center as part of the community wide Reflection of Time event commemorating the Civil War. The Center will be open to all from 10:00 until 4:00 with free admission. The following activities are being planned:
- Tours of the museum
- Scavenger hunt for Civil War era artifacts
- Stories about Clinton County citizens during the Civil War
- Dulcimer Music by Joyful Noise
- Presentations on "How I Found My Civil War Ancestor", and "Researching Your Ancestry"
- Images of original Civil War military sheets
- Light refreshments and music
Genealogical Society volunteers will be available to explain the resources available in the Library and where to find information if your family is not from Clinton County.
For information about the many other Reflection of Time events in the community, click here.
ABRAM ALLEN COVERLET
Al and Betsy McKee of Longmeadow, MA, donated an 1835 Abram Allen coverlet, which has been part of their collection for the past 30 years. Many thanks to Al and Betsy.
Abram Allen was born in Ireland in about 1796, lived and woked in Clinton County and produced coverlets from 1833 to 1844. This coverlet is now on exhibit in the museum.