Events

September 22, 2018, Saturday: OHPL---Lecture: "German Migration to Ohio"

When:  Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 12:30 p.m.

Where:  Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main Street, Oak Harbor

Becky Hill, retired librarian from Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, will speak on German immigration to Northwest Ohio.  Free and open to the public.   Reservations requested at 419-898-7001.

October 3, 2018, Wednesday: OCHS---Board Meeting

When:  Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

Where:  Oak Harbor Public Library-Local History Center, 147 W. Main Street, Oak Harbor, OH

The Ottawa County Historical Society regular meeting of the Board.  All welcome to attend!

October 8, 2018, Monday: CIHS---Lecture: "Ohio's Native Americans"

When:  Monday, October 8, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

Where:  Catawba Island Township Community Hall, West Catawba Road, Catawba

Dr. Randall Buchman shares his knowledge of Ohio's Native Americans.  He is a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of History at Defiance College and author of multiple publications about indigenous peoples of this area.   His book, "Sorrowful Journey," is a definitive resource for explaining movement of the Ottawa and other tribes from Ohio following passage of the Federal Removal Act of 1830.  Free and open to the public.

October 13, 2018, Saturday: OCHS--Event: Lighthouse Festival Civil War Encampment

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 E. Bayshore Road, Marblehead, OH

The Ottawa County Historical Society Lighthouse Festival Civil War Encampment honors Henry Wolcott, son of Benajah and Rachel. The Ohio 14th Volunteer Infantry encamps for the occasion. Special performances from 11 am to 3 pm by Ohio 73rd Volunteer Regimental Band with 15-piece authentic uniforms and instruments playing Civil War era music.  Fireplace cooking demonstration; docent guided tours; gift shop and museum open.  Bean soup, cornbread, and cider.   Annual fundraising drawing at 3:00 p.m.