New Exhibits Open
May 1, 2013
Come experience our three new exhibits: “Downtown Abbey” Costume exhibit, Underground Railroad exhibit, and bring your smartphone to view enhanced video content for our Gruesome But Truesome exhibit.
Open Daily: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 5 p.m.
WCHS Members Only: Join us for refreshments and tour our three new exhibits before meeting to review changes to the WCHS By-Laws and Constitution. Please call 513-932-1817 for information.
Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The German Heritage of Southwest Ohio
TOPIC: According to a recent U.S. Census, some 40% of the population of Ohio claims German ancestry. In the 19th Century, southwest Ohio was the recipient of one of the largest concentrations of German immigration in the United States. Dr. Tolzmann will explore the everyday examples of German heritage in this area that are often taken for granted and overlooked.
SPEAKER:Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, past Curator of the
German-American Collection and Director of the German-American Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati
Cost: $20 per person, includes gourmet box lunch, lecture, and museum admission.
Glendower Historic Mansion Opens for the Season
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Tour Glendower Wednesdays through Saturdays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 105 Cincinnati Ave., Lebanon, OH 45036. Costumed interpreters lead guided tours of this wonderful example of Greek Revival architecture.
Click here for more information.
Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Warren County Goes Hollywood
TOPIC: We will discuss the two major motion pictures that were filmed in Lebanon, Ohio: “Harper Valley PTA” and “Milk Money.” We will also look at some of the actors who have hailed from Warren County. They range from an Academy Award nominated actor to character actors in movies and on television whose names you can’t remember but whose faces you’ll never forget.
SPEAKER:John J. Zimkus, Historian of the Warren County Historical Society Cost: $20 per person, includes gourmet box lunch, lecture, and museum admission.
Raffle Drawing for the Glendower Time Traveler Catered Dinner
Wednesday, June 15, 2013
Purchase your tickets before this date for a chance to win a catered period dinner and night’s entertainment at the Glendower Historic Mansion! Dinner to be held June 22, 2013 Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
Spirits at the Museum
Saturday June 29, 2013
Join professional ghost hunters for a night at the Warren County History Center 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon. 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Cost: $30 per person, limited space available. Call 513-932-1817 for reservations and information.
Annual History Camp July 9, 10, 16, 17, 2013
Annual American Craftsman and Artisan Show July 20 & 21, 2013
Warren County Historical Society Flea Markets
Quarterly Flea Market July 26-27, 2013 and Annual Flea Market September 27-28, 2013
Lebanon Conference & Banquet Center (the former post office), 121 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio.
Collectibles, books, decorative accessories, toys, and household goods. Free Admission, open to the public!
For a printable Flea Market Flyer, CLICK HERE
Vendors may rent a table space of 8′ x 4′ for $50 for use with vendor’s own table; table rentals available if needed for an additional $12 per table. All rental fees cover both days and are due one week in advance; fees are non-refundable. WCHS is also seeking donations from members and friends of clean, usable items to sell.
For a printable copy of our Flea Market Guidelines, please CLICK HERE. For more information, please call 513-932-1817.
More events and details to come. Check back often!