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“Rediscovering Fort Recovery” at the Versailles Museum

April 26, 2015
2:00pm

Native son and Ohio Historical Society historian, David Simmons and his friend, Dave Heckman will recount the hero’s of this great American Fort and the little known and recently re-discovered story that make this tale epic and new 200 years after the fact!

Location:
Versailles Museum
Versailles , RI

Contact:
526-4222
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First Friday in downtown Greenville - Upper Floors Tour

May 1, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what is on the upper floors of the historic buildings in downtown Greenville? If so, you will want to be part of Main Street Greenville’s First Friday Upper Floor Tour on Friday, May 1 to see and discover these hidden locations! This amazing tour will take place from 6-9 pm and will include many upper floor locations. Also, since it is "First Friday", downtown businesses will be open late! Admission is only $5.00. More Information »

Location:
Downtown Greenville
S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Amber Garrett
937-548-4998
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Visit the Log House and Blacksmith Shop at Shawnee Prairie

May 2, 2015 - September 26, 2015
Saturdays, 1-4pm, May through September

Have you ever wondered what life would have been like during 1790-1810? Could you imagine living in a Log House or working in a Blacksmith Shop? Come visit the pioneers and blacksmith on Saturday afternoons as volunteers interpret what life was like on the prairie years ago. You will learn day-to-day life, skills and chores of the time and see the blacksmith working.

Location:
Shawnee Prairie Preserve
4267 State Route 502 West
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Naturalist
937.548.0165
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Kick off and reception - Historical Self Guided Driving Tour

May 2, 2015
9:00 to noon

Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society, 123 W. George St., reception to kick off Historical Self Guided Driving Tour of the Ithaca area. Visit the historical society for a cup of coffee and pick up a brochure with detail driving directions to learn about Ithaca on St. Rt. 503 which was the first settlement to prosper in southern Darke County. Rt. 503 was an old military road which Gen. Anthony Wayne used to move his troop from Ft. Washington (Cincinnati) north to Greenville.

Location:
Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society
123 W. George St.
Arcanum, OH 45304

Contact:
Barbara Deis
937-678-7832
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“The Building of an Empire; the Midmark Story” at the Versailles Museum

May 3, 2015
2:00pm

Jim Eiting, former President and CEO will share the story of Midmark in this its 100th anniversary year. Telling how a small family business continued to reinvent it’s self into the global company it is today.

Location:
Versailles Museum
Versailles, OH

Contact:
(937)526-4222
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