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BCHS Commemorates The 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion of Europe

On Saturday, June 8, the Butler County Historical Society will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the June 6, 1944 Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy with the first of four summer multi-generational programs designed for children and their parents or grandparents. It will be held in the front yard of the society’s Benninghofen House museum at

BCHS to Preview a New World War II Exhibit in a Member’s Only Event

Butler County Historical Society members are invited to attend a preview of the society’s upcoming exhibit focusing on the men, women and industries that were involved in America’s effort to win World War II. The member-only event will be held on Friday evening, May 3, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium of

Victorian Era Valentines

A new exhibit of Victorian Era Valentines will open in the Butler County Historical Society on February 14th and run through mid-April.  The exhibit is free to the public and will feature a variety of ways people expressed their love and affection for their sweethearts, spouses and others during the period from 1850 to 1900. 

BCHS Exhibit About Ice-Making to Honor Ice Fest Celebration

The Butler County Historical Society is presenting an exhibit tied to next week’s Ice Fest 2019 celebration organized by the City of Sculpture.  The exhibit is free to the public and will open in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium of the BCHS on January 18 and run for two weeks until January 26.   The display

New Officers and Board Members for 2019

Butler County Historical Society Names New Officers and Board Members for 2019 The Butler County Historical Society will begin 2019 with a new slate of officers when the Board of Trustees meets on Thursday, January 17.  Brian Smith will return for a second year as the board’s president.  He is a Ross School District English