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BCHS Names New Curator for Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument

Butch Frederick The Butler County Historical Society has selected Butch Frederick to serve as the new curator of the historic Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument on Front Street, Hamilton. Frederick will be responsible for the military uniforms, records and artifacts in the extensive collection housed within the monument. The Butler County Historical Society

BCHS Welcomes New Staff and Volunteers to the Museum

Christina Beckett The Butler County Historical Society is delighted to introduce Christina Beckett as a new Administrative Assistant in the museum. She will be responsible for maintaining the society’s membership records as well as managing social media and working with the inventory of the museum’s collection. Beckett is a lifelong resident of Butler

George Vascik Talk Keynotes Final Phase of World War I Exhibit

Dr. George S. Vascik, Miami University Associate Professor of History and Humanities, will present “The Great Destruction” as the final program in the Butler County Historical Society’s exhibit and year-long series of programs focusing on America’s participation in World War I. Vascik will discuss the legacy of the war and highlight some of the unresolved

Next BCHSociety Program Features Clothing and Fashion During World War I

Sara Butler, Miami University Art Department Professor Emeritus, will present “Clothing During the Great War: 1914-1918”, 1 p.m. March 24, 2018  in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the Butler County Historical Society, 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton. Her talk will describe the uniforms and clothing worn by men serving in the U.S. military as well

BCHS Presents Charles Campbell Gard and World War I

A reader’s theater production and slide program telling the story of Charles Campbell Gard’s military service during World War I will be staged at 1 p.m., February 17, in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the Butler County Historical Society, 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton. Gard, a 1913 graduate of Hamilton High School, was the only

Ohio Statehouse Showcases Butler County in Special Exhibit

The Butler County Historical Society was invited to create a special exhibit to highlight the county’s history and attractions for the Thomas Worthington Center at the Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus. The exhibit, which opened in January, presents the story of the industrial and agricultural history of Butler County and showcases many

Society Names New Officers and Board Members for 2018

The Butler County Historical Society will begin 2018 with a new slate of officers when the Board of Trustees meets on Thursday, January 18. The board’s new president is Brian Smith, a Ross School District English teacher who is entering his fourth year as a board member. The new vice-president is Greg Young, retired superintendent