Throwback Thursday: Patriotic Rally

Throwback Thursday: Patriotic Rally

This photo is of the “Clinton County Patriotic Rally — September 14, 1942.” Looking at N. South Street in Wilmington, this image was taken near the National Bank & Trust downtown. Can you tell us more?...

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Lady Louise’s Afternoon Tea: NOW ON SALE

Lady Louise’s Afternoon Tea: NOW ON SALE

Enjoy tea, and talk with Louise Denver - matriarch of Rombach Place - while learning about the famous family who called our museum home! Join the Society for another lively afternoon tea at historic Rombach Place. Bite-sized foods and a variety of teas will be served...

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Throwback Thursday: 1914, not 1910!

Throwback Thursday: 1914, not 1910!

Thanks for helping us crack the case, history sleuths!   With help from our followers and fellow history nerds, we have discovered a recent Throwback Thursday image was mislabeled as the 1910 Wilmington Homecoming, but rather is from the 1914 Fall Festival in...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Teachers, and railroads, plus liars of 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...

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Our Annual Meeting, Reviewing 2021

Our Annual Meeting, Reviewing 2021

The Clinton County Historical Society hosted their annual meeting on March 8, 2022 at 5pm. The annual meeting is a time to reflect upon the accomplishments, financials, and events of the previous year. Approximately 25 Society members were in attendance and the agenda...

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