What's Happening at the PCHS...

Dedicated to preserving and protecting our county heritage, artifacts, memories, and ideas.
Committed to making a world of ideas... enriched with history... a possibility for many generations to come.


2014 Annual Bourbon Tasting & Dinner

Saturday, November 8th ~ 6:00 p.m.

Historic National Road Toll House
100 East Cumberland St., Lewisburg, Ohio

LIMITED Seating ~ 32 Guests
Cost ~ $100 per person

See the FULL BROCHURE for Registration Details!


PCHS SARA SWARTSEL
HALL OF FAME See the 2014 Inductees to the
SARA SWARTSEL
HALL of FAME!


Flipbook Link: Hall of Honor Inductees 2014

PCHS Executive Director Position OPENING
Please see the AD below if you are
interested in applying for this position.

Executive Director – Preble County Historical Society
Preble County Historical Society is seeking qualified candidate to serve as Executive Director. Leadership position oversees management of 501 (c) (3) corporation, which includes farm museum, general/online store, and amphitheater—all with a variety of programs and special events. Desired candidate to have good understanding of curating history; nonprofit management; budgeting/financial acuity; excellent written/verbal communication skills; computer savvy; outstanding interpersonal and organizational abilities. Director manages staff and works with board, committees, and volunteers. Bachelor's or equivalent degree in related field. Master’s preferred. Five years’ experience including supervision. Preferred degree fields: education, history, environmental studies, nonprofit operations. Requires flexible work schedule, including some evenings/weekends. Send RESUME and COVER LETTER to PCHS ED Search, PO Box 207, Eaton, Ohio 45320 or email to info@preblecountyhistoricalsociety.com by October 25, 2014. EOE

CLICK HERE for PDF Version of Full Job Description


Aukerman Creek Restoration Project

The Preble County Historical Society (PCHS) has been awarded an Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) Grant to aid in the restoration of a degraded section of Aukerman Creek on its property. The creek has suffered a history of environmental affliction in recent decades.

PCHS is also excited to announce that they will be collaborating with a team of Master Degree students in the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at Miami University on this project.

Learn MORE about this incredible preservation project!

Governor Kasich Visits PCHS

See the Photo Gallery of the Visit!

Follow THIS LINK to the Gallery!


Annual Appeal at PCHS The year 2014 brings the opportunity for you to lead and help PCHS make history again!

The Preble County Historical Society depends on annual fund contributions to balance our annual budget which means delivering a wealth of extraordinary programs our community has come to expect! Please READ MORE....

• The Annual Appeal Letter from President Greg Arnett (PDF)

• The Annual Appeal Brochure! (PDF)


 

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Some Great Thoughts for Each Day!

 

The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead. ---- Marjorie Pay Hinckley

Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly. --- Thomas Jefferson

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photo Ops are Everywhere!

Check out our RECENT EVENTS
at the PCHS in one of our
ONLINE Photo Galleries


Old Fashioned
Independence Day Celebration 2014

Bridges Bikes and Blues 2014

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