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BCHS Seeking Volunteers to Help With Society Activities

The BCHS needs volunteers to assist in several important areas of activity. We need people interested in helping research on a variety of history topics including doing background research for upcoming exhibits as well as assisting others with genealogical research. People serving as tour guides for the Benninghofen House Museum are needed on a regular…

BCHS Presents “World War I and the White House Sheep”

The Butler County Historical Society will present on Saturday, June 9, the first of four summer multi-generational programs designed for children and their parents or grandparents. It will be held in the front yard of the society’s Benninghofen House museum at 327 North Second Street, Hamilton, and begin at 9:30 a.m. and end around 2…

BCHS to Re-open the Butler County Soldiers, Sailors & Pioneers Monument Memorial Day and Weekends During June

The Butler County Historical Society will re-open the historic Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument on Front Street, Hamilton, for Memorial Day visits from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 28th. Visitors can see the names of several thousand soldiers engraved on the marble walls, view the beautiful stained glass windows honoring the role of women during…

Historical Society to Display It’s Robert McCloskey Art Collection on May 12

The BCHS will display its collection of the drawings, paintings and art created by Hamilton’s internationally known children’s author Robert McCloskey during the McCloskey Walk on May 12. The walk, sponsored by the Lane Library, the McCloskey Museum and the Butler County Historical Society, begins at 9 a.m. at the library, 300 N. Third Street.,…