John Ruthven: Remembering the Artist

John Ruthven: Remembering the Artist

The Clinton County History Center is very sad to learn of the recent passing of famous wildlife artist, John Ruthven. We extend our sympathies to his family and friends. As an artist, Mr. Ruthven held ties to Clinton County by way of his "Cardinal at Dusk" piece. This...

NEW Local Author Book: “Around the Fire”

NEW Local Author Book: “Around the Fire”

The History Center is excited to be selling a new book authored by Pat Haley entitled "Around the Fire", a collection of Pat's nonfiction stories that have appeared in the Wilmington News Journal over the past several years. The book will be available for purchase at...

100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment

100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment take a look at this recent video our Director created on the stories of influential Clinton County women to honor the monumental anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States. VIDEO LINK --...

Throwback Thursday: 1970s Senior Citizens Road-trip

Throwback Thursday: 1970s Senior Citizens Road-trip

A 1970 Senior Citizens outing from our archives... https://www.wnewsj.com/news/142182/throwback-thursday-seniors-road-trip Pictured: Mary McMullen, Mable Ryerson (?), Iva Hale, Belva Redfern, Helen Conner, Bess Hiatt, Mrs. Cherry, Lenora Perry, Mrs. Campbell, Elta...

Local History: Sugartree Mill Co.

Local History: Sugartree Mill Co.

The Sugartree Mill has stood in Wilmington Ohio for many years. If walls could talk stories of Clinton County's past would be evident amongst its foundation, bricks, and wood. Now under new ownership, the proud purchasers of this historic building are diligently...

Throwback Thursday: County Fair 1920-30s

This week's Throwback Thursday photo features a group of kids at the Clinton County Fair between the late 1920s and early 1930s. For today's #TBT visit the Wilmington News Journal at https://www.wnewsj.com/news/140139/throwback-thursday-buddys-at-the-fair The...

Throwback Thursday: New Antioch School

Throwback Thursday: New Antioch School

The New Antioch School is this week's #throwbackthursday. Unfortunately no date was provided on this photo. https://www.wnewsj.com/news/138454/throwback-thursday-new-antioch-school The Clinton County History Center offers photographic reproductions of our archived...

Preservation Month: First National Bank Building

Preservation Month: First National Bank Building

As we conclude Preservation Month during the month of May, we feature The First National Bank Building - located at 13 N. South Street in Wilmington. Why this place matters? Perviously the home of the Clinton County in Southwest Ohio CVB, this building was built in...