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“The Road to War” Talk Kick’s Off New World War I Exhibit

Dr. George S. Vascik, Associate Professor of History and Humanities at Miami University, will present a talk on “The Road to War” as the lead-off program in the Butler County Historical Society’s year-long exhibit and series of programs focusing on World War I. Vascik’s talk will explore the European origins of the “Great War” in…

Join BCHS for discussion of “Native Americans of the Miami Valley”

Kathy Creighton, Butler County Historical Society Executive Director, will present “Native Americans of the Miami Valley,” 1  p.m., Saturday, April 1, in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the society’s facility at 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton.   The talk will discuss the five Indian cultures that lived in the Butler County area dating from about…

BCHS Seeks Photos and Stories of County Residents Who Served During World War I

The Butler County Historical Society is asking area residents that had relatives who served in any of the military branches during World War I to share their family’s photos and stories for an exhibit honoring the 100-year anniversary of America’s participation in “The Great War.” The society is seeking photos of Butler County men and…

Historical Society Seeks Sponsors to Fund Acquisition of Historically Important Documents

The Board of Directors of the Butler County Historical Society has learned that a large collection of historically important documents related to the county’s early development will be sold during auctions conducted by Cowan’s Auctions in March and June. Even though the board believes the documents would be excellent additions to the society’s collection, the…