Wilmington College Education Survey

Wilmington College Education Survey

We'd love your opinion! The Center has recently partnered with students from Wilmington College's Marketing Course in an effort to gather data from the community on the museum's ability to produce children's educational opportunities. Our marketing interns' have...

Throwback Thursday: They Went to Market

Throwback Thursday: They Went to Market

They went to market for #throwbackthurday “The Market” butcher shop on N. South Street — present site of the Wilmington Municipal Building — about 1931. From left are Kenneth Probasco, Richard M. Hiatt, and Sabin Osborn, proprietor. Check out this Throwback Thursday...

Postcards of Clinton County

Recently our staff embarked on digitizing a collection of Clinton County postcards which feature well-known community buildings and locations. The History Center is still searching for more postcards and need your help! If you have a Clinton County, OH postcard that...

Missed the Annual Meeting? Watch it online here!

The Society held their annual meeting on March 9, 2021 via Zoom. The annual meeting reviewed the previous year's finances, accomplishments, and projects. Due to COVID19 the Society witnessed a large impact in visitors, events, and income like many other history and...

Society’s Annual Meeting – March 9, 2021

Society’s Annual Meeting – March 9, 2021

Join the Society virtually via Zoom at 5:15pm on Tuesday, March 9 as we review our organization's accomplishments, business and financials from the previous year (2020). A slate of proposed Trustees will also be presented by the Board's Nominating Committee for...

Clinton County’s Black History: Filing for Freedom

Clinton County’s Black History: Filing for Freedom

This article, submitted by the Clinton County Historical Society, was written by researcher and Genealogy Library volunteer Beth Mitchell. It appeared online in the Wilmington News Journal on February 22, 2021.  Clinton County's Black History: Filing for Freedom What...

In 1918, Flu ‘the worst thing I ever knew’ – Part 2

In 1918, Flu ‘the worst thing I ever knew’ – Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on how the nation, and specifically Clinton County, faced the pandemic of 1918. This article appeared online and in print with the Wilmington News Journal on January 25, 2021. Written on behalf of the Historical...

How we dealt with pandemic of 1918 — Part 1

How we dealt with pandemic of 1918 — Part 1

This article was written by Director Shelby Boatman on behalf of the Historical Society. It was published online and in print through the Wilmington News Journal on January 22, 2021. It is a two-part series reflecting on the impact of the 1918 Flu Pandemic in Clinton...

Black History Month: Community Resources

Black History Month: Community Resources

The Clinton County History Center, in partnership with WAMA (Wilmington Area Ministerial Association), is happy to present a wide variety of Black History resources to celebrate February's Black History Month in 2021. These links feature a collection of national,...

Mikaela Prescott – Welcome Our New Intern

Mikaela Prescott – Welcome Our New Intern

The History Center is pleased to welcome their newest intern, Mikaela Prescott. Mikaela is a current student at Wilmington College majoring in History. She is redesigning the Relic Room, which formerly featured a collection of doctor and dentist materials, Native...