Versailles Area Historical Society Presents: Sundays at the MuseumFebruary 2, 2014 - March 23, 2014
1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Versailles Area Museum is now open for regular Sunday hours of 1-4 pm with the premier of several new displays. "The Music Plays On: A Tribute to the DeMange Family Band" will take up residency in the North Gallery. This will be a look back at one of the areas most popular family bands. Also, our newly re-located 1900 Kitchen will be open for your inspection, just like Grandma’s looked! Also new collections of antique toys as well as native American artifacts will be on display. We will also begin a salute to six current businesses that have been in Versailles for over 100 years. So make plans to join your friends at the Museum on Sundays beginning again in February! If we are on a Level 3 the museum will be closed. On February 16 at 2:00 p.m, we’ll celebrate the talents of local author and Versailles native, Myrna Stone. Her new book “Life with My Father” about her dad, Kenneth Subler will be the topic of the day. Myrna, noted for her award winning poetry comes home to share intimate readings from her book and to share stories about growing up in Versailles. This is a hometown afternoon you won’t want to miss and Myrna may have a few books to sell and sign! On Sunday March 23, we will host renowned author and historian (not to mention Versailles Area Historical Society Board member), Mary Ann Olding on the history of what has been called “The French Crescent” The area between Russia, St. Valbert, and Frenchtown and those who came to settle this region. Two Sundays not to miss!
Versailles Area Historical Society
Corner of State Route 121 and West Streets
Versailles, OH 45380
Wool Textile Workshop with the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical SocietyApril 5, 2014
10:00 am until Noon
Did you ever wonder about the history of the "Penny Rug"? The Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society will host Nora Mahoney and Brenda Zarka on Saturday, April 5 at 10 am to teach those in attendance about wool penny rugs as well as show off their creations and help others make a small project. RSVP's recommended to the AWTHS at email@example.com or 937-692-6462. Donations appreciated.
Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society
123 W. George Street
Arcanum, OH 45304