Who’s Playing Who? Talking Tombstones 2022

Who’s Playing Who? Talking Tombstones 2022

Judge Charles Kirk was a Judge for the Clinton Co. Common Pleas Court for 10 years and Mrs. Dorothy Kirk was a local philanthropist and world travler Molly Boatman staring as Dorothy Kirk Jonathan Mckay staring as Judge Charles Kirk Mrs. Verna Mae “Beany” Crawford...
Oakland Story: Part II

Oakland Story: Part II

Last month I began the story of the settlement of Oakland as told by Mr. John Harlan, who came from North Carolina. Today we read the remainder of Mr. Harlan’s story. The original story was in The Wilmington Journal published August 22, 1872: The settlers from New...
Oakland Story: Part II

The Oakland Settlement – Part One

The information for this article was found in The Wilmington Journal published August 22, 1872. Because of the amount of information in this article it will be published in two parts. The information was told by John Harlan, an aged pioneer of the Oakland settlement....

In Memory: Douglass McKay, 2022

We are extremely sorry to learn of the loss of beloved former Southern State Community College history professor Doug Mckay this week. The family has selected the History Center as the recipient of memorial contributions and we greatly thank them for entrusting us to...