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...

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...