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BCHS Presents Charles Campbell Gard and World War I

A reader’s theater production and slide program telling the story of Charles Campbell Gard’s military service during World War I will be staged at 1 p.m., February 17, in the Emma Ritchie Auditorium at the Butler County Historical Society, 327 North 2nd Street, Hamilton. Gard, a 1913 graduate of Hamilton High School, was the only

Ohio Statehouse Showcases Butler County in Special Exhibit

The Butler County Historical Society was invited to create a special exhibit to highlight the county’s history and attractions for the Thomas Worthington Center at the Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus. The exhibit, which opened in January, presents the story of the industrial and agricultural history of Butler County and showcases many

Society Names New Officers and Board Members for 2018

The Butler County Historical Society will begin 2018 with a new slate of officers when the Board of Trustees meets on Thursday, January 18. The board’s new president is Brian Smith, a Ross School District English teacher who is entering his fourth year as a board member. The new vice-president is Greg Young, retired superintendent

BCHS Receives Award for Native American Cultures Exhibit

The Butler County Historical Society was honored for its comprehensive “Native American Cultures of the Miami Valley” exhibit and supporting educational programs during the annual meeting and conference of the Ohio Local History Alliance held in Dublin, Ohio, October 7. The award was given in recognition of the society’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Field of

“The Road to War” Talk Kick’s Off New World War I Exhibit

Dr. George S. Vascik, Associate Professor of History and Humanities at Miami University, will present a talk on “The Road to War” as the lead-off program in the Butler County Historical Society’s year-long exhibit and series of programs focusing on World War I. George Vascik Vascik’s talk will explore the European origins of