As we usher in another New Year for 2023 at AWTHS, we wish to announce our upcoming events that are planned so far for the year. We wish to thank all of our volunteers, members, board members, chairs, and the community for your time in serving and participating this past year (2022) and the area’s
Blogs on current Events at the AWTHS and around the local area.
November 5 Open Hours 9-noon. Program November 10 at 7pm on George Spreecher. Arcanum Post Master, Merchant, Father and Civil War Veteran who served with the Ohio 34th Regt. OVI Co. K.George’s great great grandson wrote a book using letters George sent home to his wife Sarah Ann Renshaw Sprecher during the Civil War.The book
The Racquet Factory
AWTHS will host a program, Thursday evening at 7pm on September 8, 2022 on the Dayton Racquet Company. The program is free and open to the public. If you worked at the factory or heard stories about the company, please come and share with us on September 8. Also check out the FB event for
Underground Railroads Stations Preble County
Donne Hayden was our speaker at AWTHS in June and did a wonderful presentation on the Quakers in Preble County, Darke County and IN. There was a voluminous amount of material presented on many topics including the Underground Railroad Stations, routes, and people involved. Here we’ve included a small sample if you wish to follow
September Civil War Program
Robert Wiest will be presenting Join us at Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 7pm at 123 W. George Street in Arcanum, Ohio. Arcanum local Robert Wiest will explain the beautiful simplicity of Civil War technology. He’ll explore how the industrial revolution and advances in science and engineering perfected musket
Marietta Culbertson Fourman & Dola Fourman Brumbaugh Quilts
Called “Glorified” Nine Patch or Orange Peel quilt of Marietta Marietta Culbertson Fourman was born 14 December 1856. She married Henry O. Fourman 13 August 1874 according to their family Bible records. They had two children, Samuel who died young and Isidor Agnes (Dola) who was second born in 1880. Marietta passed 29 October 1940.