On March 18th, Walter Neal Westrich entertained us with Growing Up in Morgan Township in the 1950s and 1960s – Part 2.
On April 8th, Karen Wiggins presented Presidential First Ladies using her collection of dolls dressed in the fashions of the time period in which they lived.
Not pictured, On May 20th, a special agent with the FBI presented an overview of the FBI as an organization, his experiences as an Agent and the outreach programs of the FBI’s Cincinnati Division. We presented three high school students with monetary awards and medals in our second local history contest. First place went to Joshua Hauenstein for his essay about The Shandon Public Library. Second place went to Logan Fields whose essay title was Forgotten Historians: How Stricker’s Grove Helped Shape Our Community’s Past and Future. Jake Waggoner received third place for What’s In a Name? A Narrow Ross Road and the Unsung Hero Behind It. (Warvel Road). Jake was not able to be present because of a previous commitment, but his mother sent us a picture with his medal.
Stan Purdy, president of the Ulysses S. Grant Homestead Association in Georgetown, Ohio was our speaker on June 17, 2017. He presented Ohio’s Eight Presidents. His family was also in attendance.