The 2022 Multigenerational Summer Program Dates have been announced. These programs will be held outside (weather permitting) in the front yard of the Benninghofen House. All programs are FREE and open to the public, thanks to a grant from the W.E. Smith Family Trust of Oxford.
Thursday February 24th 7:oo PM “Custom Made: Dressmakers and Tailors 1820-1920” Lead by Dr. Sara Butler this topic will cover designers and makers of clothing with many local recognitions. Thursday March 24th 7:oo PM “1913 Flood - Firsthand Accounts” Executive Director Kathy Creighton will read firsthand accounts of those who lived through the devastation
Click the link below to view the Spring 2021 BCHS Newsletter. Featured in this issue is the dedication our the arbor, Multi-generational summer program information, new exhibits, and much more! Spring 2021
Click the link below to view the Winter 2021 BCHS Newsletter. Featured in this issue is our Annual Report, 2020 Award winners, updates on the "Butler Boys" Flag, and much more! Winter 2021
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
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
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