By Pam Drake My bedroom window overlooked the backyard and barnyard. It was a window on the world for a little farm girl. Many a time I sat there looking out, watching chickens outside the chicken house pecking in the dirt for worms and cows milling at the back gate. Many mornings I saw Dad […]
This blog is dedicated to Mildred Laird Maddock, grandmother of Janet Brown Rhoades. This is Janet’s story written about her grandmother, Mildred, who died during the flu in 1918. Her beautiful sheet music and memorabilia was to be on display upstairs at the Arcanum Public Library during the month of May by the Arcanum Preservation […]
“Out of the Trenches” and “Letters from the Trenches” are books based on the WWI Diary/Letters of Daniel R. Warvel, Purple Heart Recipient – Born in Beamsville, Ohio 2-29-1892 transcribed by his granddaughter, Lana Lease-Johnston, Noblesville Indiana. Lana remembers her mother’s most prized possession was a little brown pocket diary. The front cover had broken […]
If these stones could talk: Written for cemetery tax levy and preservation of cemeteries.In our family there’s a standing joke about poor old Peter Fourman. I was looking for his stone last year at Ithaca Cemetery and had my granddaughter with me. Well we couldn’t find him. Jade was so concerned about the stone and […]
The Arcanum Preservation Society will be hosting their monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM at the Old Arcanum City Hall Building. All are welcome .
Our yearly Christmas Bazaar with one of a kind treasures. Decorations, gifts, goodies and wardrobe items for one stop local shopping for a good cause. To help support our local historical society. Please share and bring a friend. Note: Bazaar open Friday evening, November 29 and Saturday morning November 30.PLEASE NOTE: Event is for AWTHS […]