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 County and a graduate of Hamilton High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Miami University. Christina and her husband Charles, together with their five children, are the sixth generation to live on the Beckett Family Farm in Hanover Township. She is the head softball coach at the Miami University Regionals campus in Middletown and frequently serves as a substitute social studies teacher.
Four new volunteers have also taken on significant responsibilities at the museum complex. Mary Royer, Carol Brandenburg, Sandy Rice and Rae Jean Kodel are working on a variety of research projects including doing research for a book on Butler County during World War I. Other duties include serving as tour guides for the Benninghofen House Museum.