This story was written by C. Wayne Davis and given to Normal Rhoades, his teacher. Later it was given to AWTHS by Janet Rhoades. THE WINTER STORM OF 1936 by C.Wayne Davis I remember the day. It was Wednesday, January 22, 1936. I was thirteen-years-old at that time, and lived with my parents, Herman and […]
This website with links was sent to AWTHS so we are passing the information on to our readers who are interested in researching their home. This information is not from AWTH’S personal research so please read our blog’s disclaimer and information. https://www.ezlandlordforms.com/articles/new-landlord-guide/767/a-landlord-s-guide-to-researching-property-history/ Additional Resources Using Written Archives to Discover the History of Your House Public […]
AWTHS will be closed New Years Day. We will be open for visitors Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 9-noon. Appointments for research are recommended. Message or email awths to schedule. Please follow our Facebook page for postings, events and details.
Checks can be mailed to either organization, but to AWTHS use the PO Box 4, Arcanum, OH 45304. Questions? Please use the general email for AWTHS: firstname.lastname@example.org email. Or call Sharon Troutwine, number on flyer. Both are great non-profit organizations geared at preservation of history and education. Different in that AWTHS is general preservation of […]
Arcanum’s tradition of the Village Christmas tree began in 1922 per “Christmas in the Village” in the Arcanum Chronicles by William Gunder and Anita Short. Which by the way are for sale at AWTHS. The tree was placed at the intersection of West George and North High. It was sponsored by women of various clubs […]
AWTHS did an earlier blog and post on researching your home which included many tips and we encourage you to read the post. http://awths.org/2020/01/researching-your-old-house/. We wish to update this subject with some new information we’ve came across over this past year. Several questions we are asked are: Who lived in my home or property prior […]