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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 of the…

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…

BCHS Annual Meeting To Be Held November 9

The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Butler County Historical Society will be held at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton, Thursday, November 9. Cocktails will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by a homemade catered dinner by Jeanette’s Delicacies at 6:15 p.m. A cash bar will be available. The…