WINTER IS HERE
IT WILL BE MILD
April 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – Quarterly Meeting
Peace Lutheran Church, 3530 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, OH
Dr. Noeleen McIlvenna, Professor of History at Wright State University (affectionately known to her students as Dr. No), will
give a presentation about Revolutionary War hero General Nathanael Greene and his service to our fledging nation during the
fight of independence. Find out why there is an extra “e” at the end of “Greene” in our county’s name. This meeting is free and open to the public.
April 30 (1-4 PM) and May 1 (12-4 PM) – 2016 Daffodil Show and Open House
Wartinger Park, 3080 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH
The Southwest Ohio Daffodil Society (SWODS) will be bringing its 2016 Annual Daffodil Show to Wartinger Park in a joint program with our Beavercreek Historical Society (BHS). SWODS has been presenting an annual show for 46 years. Many daffodils will be on display at the barn and the log homes in the park will be open for tours on both days. This event is free and open to the public.
Black Hoof, Primary Chief of the Shawnee Indians, to Visit
June 25, 2016 (7:30 PM) – BHS’s Wartinger Park Barn, 3080 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH and June 26, 2016 (2:00 PM) – GCHS, 74 West Church Street, Xenia, OH
As part of the second annual Greene County History Week, The Beavercreek Historical Society (BHS) and the Greene County Historical Society (GCHS) will collaborate to bring William “Rusty” Cottrel, an area actor/presenter, to appear as Black Hoof, The Primary Chief of the Shawnees.
Black Hoof, who lived to be 111 dying in 1831, was witness to and a participant in many pivotal events that determined the direction of the old Northwest Territory, and in turn, that of the fledging United States of America. He brings a powerful performance that everyone should attend. This event is free and open to the public.