Informed by Uniforms Exhibit

Informed by Uniforms exhibit opens June 13.  In keeping with our uniform theme, this picture of Wilmington High School Majorettes was taken September 30, 1941.  (L-R) Adele Raizk, June Brandenburg, Anna Mae Schramm, Frances Henry, Evelyn Swindler and Yvonne...

Military Air Disaster Ohio Historical Marker

On April 21, 2018 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. there will be a dedication of an Ohio Historical Marker to commemorate the April 18, 1964 Military Air Disaster in Clinton County that killed 17 reservists from the 302nd Troop Carrier wing at the Clinton County Air Force...

Blanchester Conflagration

On October 18, 1895 a fire in Blanchester destroyed almost all of the downtown.  This artifact is a block of melted green glass from a stained glass window.  The item was recently donated to the Clinton County History Center from Charles Bright.  It has been in the...

Happy Turkey Day

In 1908 this Thanksgiving post card was sent to: Miss Annie Sharp, Wilmington, Ohio, % Sam Sharp Rfd. From WB Crouse, it said “Wishing you an enormous appetite and the biggest or...

Evolving & Involving

The Clinton County Historical Society Board of Trustees continues to work toward ensuring that the History Center remains an evolving and involving organization. Toward this goal, the Board of Trustees recently met with the Local History Office personnel of the Ohio...

Creeping Baby Travels to Europe

THE ADVENTURES OF CREEPING BABY Before we knew her name, we called her Creepy Baby.  Her name is Creeping Baby, Clockwork Doll, Automaton, Mechanized Doll or Robot.  When wound with a key the doll appears to crawl, turning her head with each movement. Creeping Baby is...