Support the History Center: Amazon Smiles

Support the History Center: Amazon Smiles

You can now support the History Center by simply shopping online! Follow these four easy steps to start helping preserve local history... 1.  Visit Smile.Amazon.com and create an account. This site is the same as Amazon.com with all the same available items but will...

Reminder: History Center Closed For COVID-19

Reminder: History Center Closed For COVID-19

As a reminder the History Center is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see our official statement above. If you have questions please contact us at (937) 382-4684. While our museum and library are closed, we will be producing and sharing...

Votes for Women: The Nineteenth Amendment Anniversary

This year, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment and Women's right to vote. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers sources from across the country on Women's Suffrage and the effect it had on the world. Take a look at their...

Learning From Home

Whether it's a quarantined pandemic or you're homeschooling your kids, the Ohio History Connection offers some great tools for learning at home. Take a look at the curriculum offered for K-3, 4-8, 9-12, and Adult Learners at the link below....

When Influenza Came to Ohio

Take a look at this recent blog post by Karen Robertson at the Ohio History Connection. http://www.ohiohistory.org/learn/collections/history/history-blog/march-2020/spanishflu?fbclid=IwAR17FHBWaYQwzUNquY_5dOYGXPQGaHnbxR-n4uumxdVpJtAOz63ooNbhM8s   "The disease was...

Downton Abbey Tea Party Fundraiser

Downton Abbey Tea Party Fundraiser

Ladies and Gentlemen, take a trip back to the 20th Century as you step foot in Rombach Place for our very first Tea Party Fundraiser. Enjoy the finer things in life with freshly brewed tea, bite-size sandwiches, succulent scones, sweet treats, and more. During this...

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 turkeys.

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...