Blog Entries - December 2018

Volunteer collage

We LOVE our volunteers

Posted on: December 29, 2018
Tags: Glendower, Volunteer, Volunteers, Museum, Harmon, Living History

The number of staff at WCHS is very few. Most of the people that work tirelessly organizing inventory, keeping the properties presentable, acting in our Living History events and giving tours at Glendower are all volunteers. We're ever grateful to those that

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Wright Flyer

The Wright Brothers

"If birds can glide for long periods of time, then why can't I? - Orville Wright On December 17th, 1903, the Wright Brothers made history with the first powered flight at the dunes of Kitty Hawk. The flight lasted 12 seconds

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Warren County & Pottery

Warren County & Pottery

Posted on: December 14, 2018
Tags: art, art show, exibition, pottery, warren county, clay

Ohio is known around the world for its pottery made from the rich clay deposits found throughout the State.  More than 2000 years ago the prehistoric Hopewell peoples who lived in Ohio used the clay of Ohio’s earth and fashioned a variety of

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World War I - Armistice

Lebanon’s Reaction to the Armistice

Posted on: December 11, 2018
Tags: War, warren county, Armistice, WWI, Western Star, November 11, 1918

One hundred years ago today, on November 11, 1918, an armistice went into effect. It was the formal agreement to stop the fighting in what was called “The Great War,” “The war to end all wars” better known today as World War I. They didn’t know at that time that a little over 20 years later we had to start numbering such devastating conflicts.

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