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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

BCHS Names New Curator for Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument

Butch Frederick The Butler County Historical Society has selected Butch Frederick to serve as the new curator of the historic Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument on Front Street, Hamilton. Frederick will be responsible for the military uniforms, records and artifacts in the extensive collection housed within the monument. The Butler County Historical Society

BCHS Welcomes New Staff and Volunteers to the Museum

Christina Beckett The Butler County Historical Society is delighted to introduce Christina Beckett as a new Administrative Assistant in the museum. She will be responsible for maintaining the society’s membership records as well as managing social media and working with the inventory of the museum’s collection. Beckett is a lifelong resident of Butler

George Vascik Talk Keynotes Final Phase of World War I Exhibit

Dr. George S. Vascik, Miami University Associate Professor of History and Humanities, will present “The Great Destruction” as the final program in the Butler County Historical Society’s exhibit and year-long series of programs focusing on America’s participation in World War I. Vascik will discuss the legacy of the war and highlight some of the unresolved

Next BCHSociety Program Features Clothing and Fashion During World War I

Sara Butler, Miami University Art Department Professor Emeritus, will present “Clothing During the Great War: 1914-1918”, 1 p.m. March 24, 2018  in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the Butler County Historical Society, 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton. Her talk will describe the uniforms and clothing worn by men serving in the U.S. military as well