Decoration Day and more in 1872!

Decoration Day and more in 1872!

https://www.wnewsj.com/opinion/columns/201588/decoration-day-and-more-in-1872 The following information was found in the Wilmington Journal dated June 6, 1872: ‘A Glorious Decoration Day In Wilmington’ According to previous arrangements a large number of ladies,...

A new tavern with an Ole Town vibe

If you’ve ever wondered why #localhistorymatters – here’s your sign We are beyond honored to have partnered with Tony Butcher to help bring his Ole Town Tavern bar to life with #vintage photos from our archives! Next time you’re visiting, be sure to check out...
Stuckert Says Goodbye as Trustee

Stuckert Says Goodbye as Trustee

The Clinton County Historical Society’s Board of Trustees recently thanked Taylor Stuckert for his time and service to their organization during their monthly board meeting on April 12. For approximately six years, Taylor served the organization as a Historical...
Decoration Day and more in 1872!

Teachers, and railroads, plus liars of 1872

From the pages of the Wilmington Journal over 150 years ago on January 4, 1872: On the front page begins the list of names of persons and other entities being in arrears of taxes for the previous year. A schedule for the Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley Railway noted...