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


Butler County Historical Society

327 N. Second Street

Hamilton, Ohio 45011

Phone: 513-896-9930

Latest Blog Posts

BCHS to Display Clothing, Accessories and Toiletries of the 1920’s and 1930’s

The BCHS will host its second “Out of the Archives” special member-only event on Friday evening, August 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will be held throughout the historical society’s complex at 327 N. Second Street, Hamilton. An informal wine and cheese reception for society members will provide an opportunity for them…

BCHS Presents “Conducting an Archaeological Dig and Finding Fossils”

The BCHS will present on Saturday, August 11, the third of its summer multi-generational programs designed for children and their parents or grandparents. It will be held in the front and back yard of the Benninghofen House museum at 327 North Second Street, Hamilton, and begin at 9:30 a.m. and end around 2 p.m. The…

Visit the BCHS Booth at the Butler County Fair, July 22 – 29

The historical society will be staffing a special booth in the air-conditioned Art Hall building on the fairgrounds from noon until 8 p.m. daily during the 168th edition of the Butler County Fair, July 22-28. This year’s fair is a week-long celebration of the county’s agricultural heritage, local arts, crafts and farm production. Major portions…

BCHS Presents “All in a Day’s Work – In the Home”

During this session we will be making butter, doing laundry and probably getting wet. We’ll husk, shell and grind corn, make cornbread and taste what we make. We will also explore how pioneers used sorghum, a nearly magical plant, to sweeten food, ground for flour, popped like popcorn and made into brooms to clean up…