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SUMMER HOURS:

We are open the First and Second Saturday Mornings of the Month starting June 3 for building tours, displays, and the reference library for research from 9am-noon.  It is recommended to schedule an appointment for research so volunteers can be prepared.  Please call or e-mail  to make arrangements.  contact@arcanumhistoricalsociety.org.  

 

QUALITY VENDORS NEEDED FOR FARMERS MARKET

Vendors of produce, baked goods, quality crafts and antiques and home made items or artist type items please call Sharon Troutwine at 692-5128.  Space is available Saturday mornings in the summer starting June 3 besides the AWTHS building in Veterans Park.  Just come and set up from 9-noon.

 

   

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Book the AWTHS building today for your graduation party, bridal or baby shower, reunion or family get togethers or parties.  We can accomodate small groups or open house type parties.  Call Carolyn Furlong at 548-6556
                                                          

 

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COFFEE AND CONVERSATION:

Our next Coffee & Conversation is August 12 at 10am on Pitsburg Friends. Dr.  Jesse Heise, Ester Heise Hoover and Gregg and Patty Spencer will be our special guests.  All are welcome so bring your Pitsburg stories, memories  and any framed photos to share as well as a copy for our AWTHS library.

                                                           

 

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‚Äč HISTORIC SELF-GUIDED DRIVING TOUR OF OLD SCHOOLS:

Enjoy our Self-Guided Driving Tour of selected old One and Two Room School Houses in Twin and Van Buren Township this spring and summer.  Come in and pick up a brochure for your tour and learn about these school locations on our map.  Brochures will also be available at several locations in Arcanum as well as Greenville:  Arcanum Public Library, Darke County Visitor Bureau, and Garst.  Or download the brochure below and check out our updates on our FB page under "events".  History tidbits and photos of the schools and points of interest are added periodically.  

Final School House Brochure

                                                               

 

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UPCOMING:
 

SUMMER HOURS:  OPEN THE FIRST AND SECOND SATURDAY MORNING OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST.  ALSO BY APPOINTMENT.

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION WILL BE JUNE 10, JULY 8 AND AUGUST 12.  July 8, School Spirit – Cheerleaders from different years; August 12, The Stories We Can Tell – Pitsburg Friends.

SEPTEMBER 10:  CENTER SCHOOL HOUSE AT 6891 GRUBBS REX ROAD WILL BE OPEN FOR CLASS FROM 2-4PM.  LEARN THE HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL AS WELL AS LISTEN TO PAST STUDENTS TELL THEIR MEMORIES AND TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE.  
 

http://www.ohio.org/events/old-school-house-tour

 

         

 

SEPTEMBER 14   7PM   ARCANUM HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE PROGRAM

INSTRUCTOR BRIAN POHLMAN WILL PRESENT AT AWTHS

 

Stop in and visit our home of the present AWTHS.   Lewis Deitrich purchased the lot in 1894 and construction began of the brick building for a saloon and hotel. We have Lewis (Louis) and Christina's wall portraits on loan to view. Tour and learn the history as well as visit the many displays including our "old schools" of the area and the Marj Heyduck display case.

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  Euchre Party 1st and 3rd Friday of Each Month 1:00