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The Odawa (Ottawa) Indian Oak Tree - By. W. Taylor Moyer Photography by W. Taylor Moyer The old oak tree standing outside of Texas, Ohio in Henry County was simply known as the Oak Tree. However those in the American Indian community knew this tree as the Odawa Indian Oak Tree. The tree was planted in 1836 in honor of the first … Continue reading The Odawa (Ottawa) Indian Oak Tree
Henry County Fair – A Step Back in Time - Since 1976 the Henry County Historical Society has been an active participant in the festivities during the Henry County Fair. It is a partnership between the Henry County Fair Board and to this day we find is a valuable community asset. It all began with the donation, move, and restoration of the Nathaniel Hartman Log … Continue reading Henry County Fair – A Step Back in Time
Native American History of Henry County, Ohio - American Indians played an important role in shaping the history of both Ohio and the nation. Ohio served as a leading center of trade and commerce for early American Indians during the prehistoric era (a period for which there are no surviving written records), and as the battleground of the frontier during the 18th and … Continue reading Native American History of Henry County, Ohio
Benson, Janice - Janice Benson Oral History August 29, 2020 This is a transcribed version of the interview. It is meant to be transcribed not with grammar in mind but keeping to the words of the speakers along with the history and stories per the speakers. • 1:46:15 Interview Length SPEAKERS Janice Benson, Katy Benson Katy Benson Well, … Continue reading Benson, Janice
Feather, Rita - Rita Feather Oral History August 24, 2020 • 1:07:02 Interview Length This is a transcribed version of the interview. It is meant to be transcribed not with grammar in mind but keeping to the words of the speakers along with the history and stories per the speakers. SPEAKERS Katy Benson, Rita Feather, Wayne Feather Katy … Continue reading Feather, Rita
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2018 Bloomfield Christmas Open House - Saturday, December 8, 2018 It’s going to be a White Christmas at the Henry County Historical Society’s Christmas open house coming up at both the Dr. John Bloomfield Home Museum and Nathaniel Hartman Log Home on December 8: 2:00-7:00 and December 9: 1:00-4:00. The Nathaniel Hartman Log Home will focus on life during the mid … Continue reading 2018 Bloomfield Christmas Open House
WWI Exhibit at the Bloomfield House - New Exhibit at Dr. John Bloomfield Home Museum The Henry County HIstorical Society is proud to display a WW I exhibit in the Dr. Bloomfield Home museum. The display features the uniforms and personal effects of Clarence Kemmer, Holgate, and Herman Frederick Haase, Okolona, Ohio. See the Events on the right of this page for … Continue reading WWI Exhibit at the Bloomfield House