327 N. Second Street - Hamilton OH 45011 - 513-896-9930

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Butler County Historical Society

327 N. Second Street

Hamilton, Ohio 45011

Phone: 513-896-9930

Latest Blog Posts

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…

Historical Society Sets New Hours for Public Visits

The Board of Directors of the Butler County Historical Society has established new hours of operation for 2017 for its Benninghofen House Museum, Randall Research Center and Emma Ritchie Auditorium for 2017. The society’s facilities are located at 327 North Second Street, Hamilton, and will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00…

Historical Society Opens New Broom Making Exhibit

The Butler County Historical Society has opened a new exhibition showcasing how local workers manufactured brooms, one of the early items made in the county as early as the 1830s. Using natural stiff grasses such as broomcorn made from the sorghum plant, local artisans fashioned brooms in many locations throughout Butler County during the 1800s…