A Genealogical Banquet in Review

A Genealogical Banquet in Review

Last evening the CCGS concluded its season with our Annual Meeting and banquet. It was a time of friendly exchanges and celebration of accomplishments during a successful year. Our speaker was Judge Tim Rudduck who spoke about his life story, how he became a judge,...

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Christmas, 100 years ago…

Christmas, 100 years ago…

The following information was found in the Wilmington News Journal December 24, 1920. One column was titled “Christmas”. Relevant information from that column applies yet today. Christmas brings the children to the front. Christmas tenders hearts and makes them...

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GivingTuesday is Nov 29, 2022!

GivingTuesday is Nov 29, 2022!

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on November 29, 2022, and...

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Deck the Halls! Garden Club decorates History Center entrance

Deck the Halls! Garden Club decorates History Center entrance

We can't thank the Wilmington Ohio Garden Club enough for their outstanding work on the museum's banister!! A special note of thanks to Ann Kuehn for spearheading the project Learn more about our upcoming tea here: https://HolidayAfternoonTea.eventbrite.com Originally...

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Wilmington College Quaker Archives

Wilmington College Quaker Archives

Wilmington College - Ohio Archivists Lee Bowman and Elizabeth House enlightened and entertained us at our regular October genealogy meeting by showing us college historical materials and early Quaker records that are preserved in the WC Library Archives. Elizabeth...

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Throwback: 4-H Tree Planting

Throwback: 4-H Tree Planting

Throwback Thursday: Howard and Robert Doster with trees planted as 4-H club project July 21, 1949. Can you tell us more? UPDATE: We were given the following update from their brother, John Doster... These trees were planted on their family farm land on Doster Road....

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World War I veterans remember

World War I veterans remember

Originally written by Beth Mitchell and published online in the Wilmington News Journal on 11/10/2022. Online link here: https://www.wnewsj.com/opinion/columns/223056/world-war-i-veterans-remember   On Monday, November 11. 1918 the Wilmington Daily News printed a...

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Clinton County History Center garners state award

Clinton County History Center garners state award

Originally published online at the Wilmington News Journal, 10/29/22 - https://www.wnewsj.com/news/222117/clinton-county-history-center-garners-state-award The Clinton County History Center was recently presented with a History Outreach Award in the category of Public...

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Throwback: WHS Majorettes 1941

Throwback: WHS Majorettes 1941

Pictured: Wilmington High School Majorettes, September 30, 1941. From left: Adele Raizk, June Brandenburg, Anna Mae Schramm, and Yvonne Raizk. The additional two girls were unfortunately not named. The following was submitted to the Wilmington News Journal as a follow...

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More WNJ on Newspapers.com

More WNJ on Newspapers.com

Thanks to the hard work and help of Tom Barr, Editor at the Wilmington (Ohio) News Journal, we are excited to share that TONS of new WNJ stories and clippings have been added to Newspapers.com as a result of digitization of News Journal microfilm. Some stories are as...

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