Black History Month Essay Contest; 6-12 Graders

Black History Month Essay Contest; 6-12 Graders

The contest is open to all middle and high school aged students (6-12 grade) in Clinton County. Students are encouraged to submit a typed essay between 250-500 words describing an African American in your life, community, or throughout history, who is or has made a...

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Become a 2022 Member!

Annual memberships for the Clinton County History Center's Historical Society and Genealogical Society are now available. Please follow the instructions below to join or renew your memberships. Historical Society Membership (click here to join online): The Historical...

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Throwback Thursday – Splish Splash, Taking A Bath?

Throwback Thursday: Patented in 1890 and manufactured by the folding Bath Tub Company, this tub was purchased by James and Isabelle Moore Hadley for their home on Lebanon Road and was donated in 1977 to the Clinton County History Center, where it is currently on...

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Native American Heritage Month: Wilmington Tablet

November is #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth Have you seen our Wilmington Tablet reproduction? This tablet was used by the Adena Culture over 2,000 years ago and discovered in Clinton County OH. Unfortunately we do not know what its true purpose was. The original tablet...

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Native American Heritage Month: An Exhibit

November is #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth Have you visited our newest exhibit, the Native American Heritage and Pre-Clinton County room? This display is full of local objects and artifacts that reflect who was here well before local settlers. We are open to the public...

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History Comes to Life at Talking Tombstones Cemetery Tour

History Comes to Life at Talking Tombstones Cemetery Tour

Published online with the Wilmington News Journal, Saturday October 23, 2021. https://www.wnewsj.com/news/183084/history-comes-to-life-at-talking-tombstones-cemetery-tour A first-ever event was deemed a great success at the first-ever Talking Tombstones fundraiser at...

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Cemetery Tour Event Feedback

Cemetery Tour Event Feedback

Thank you so much for attending the History Center's recent Talking Tombstones: A Live Historic Sugar Grove Cemetery Tour! We hope you enjoyed the event and were able to learn more about the interesting and important Clinton County citizens buried there. Since this...

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