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Ghost Hunters Invited to Investigate the “Spirits” Thought to Inhabit the BCHS Benninghofen House

Beginning and advanced ghost hunters will have the opportunity to find out about the “spirits” thought to haunt the Butler County Historical Society’s complex at 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton. Two special sessions are scheduled for October 28, one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 9 p.m. Each session and tour will introduce participants with…

BCHS Receives Award for Native American Cultures Exhibit

The Butler County Historical Society was honored for its comprehensive “Native American Cultures of the Miami Valley” exhibit and supporting educational programs during the annual meeting and conference of the Ohio Local History Alliance held in Dublin, Ohio, October 7. The award was given in recognition of the society’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Field of…

“WWI–Butler County in the Trenches” by Dr. George S. Vascik Kicks Off Second Phase of BCHS’s World War I Exhibit

Dr. George S. Vascik, Miami University Associate Professor of History and Humanities, will present “WWI–Butler County in the Trenches” as the first program in the second phase of the Butler County Historical Society’s year-long exhibit and series of programs focusing on World War I. Vascik will highlight the stories of some of the local boys…

History of the Butler County Children’s Home Is Topic of Historical Society Talk

“Reflecting on the History of the Children’s Home—Looking to the Future of the Father’s House” will be the topic of a program given by Kathleen Stuckey Fox, 7 p.m. Thursday, September 21 at the Butler County Historical Society. The presentation will be given in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the society’s Benninghofen House museum, 327…