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BCHS Fall 2020 Newsletter

Click the link below to read our Fall 2020 Newsletter. Featured in this issue is our award winning Driving Tours, updates on the Emma Ritchie renovations, The Civil War flag restoration project, and much more! Fall 2020

Virtual Winter Lecture Series

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series via Zoom Meetings. To register please call (513-896-9930) or email (info.bchistoricalsociety.com). Links will be emailed out the day prior to the lecture date. Topics will be as follows: January 28th: "Spanish Influenza in Butler County" February 25th: "George W. White, Butler County Portrait Painter" March 25th: "Groundhogs, April

Let Women Vote: Butler County’s Fight for Suffrage

The long struggle to gain the vote for women started in the first half of the 19th Century and ended with the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Butler County women joined in this fight at the beginning of the 20th Century. Women's clubs, church groups, and other staged events organized by local suffrage

Victory Gardens

Victory Gardens began during World War I as a way of providing food for people in America. When World War II began, the popularity of Victory Gardens made a resurgence, and by the end of the war, over 20 million gardens had been planted! During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Victory Gardens have once again become popular. 

BCHS Driving Tour – Hamilton

The final section of our Butler County Historical Driving Tours is now available! Click the link below to upload the BCHS Drive Tour – Hamilton, to discover and learn about the Historical Markers featured throughout the City of Hamilton. BCHS_HamiltonTour (1)  

BCHS Drive Tour – Oxford

The fourth section of our  Butler County Historical Driving Tours is now available! Click the link below to upload the BCHS Drive Tour – Oxford, to discover and learn about the Historical Markers featured in Northwestern Butler County including the areas of Oxford, Oxford Township, and Israel Township. BCHS Drive Tour - Oxford  

You are living through History!

You are living through History! The Covid-19 Pandemic is something our world hasn't seen in generations. Are you writing down your own personal experiences? Recording what you and your family are doing during the "Stay at Home" orders? If so, we want to hear from you! We want to archive some local experience during this