2014 Founders' Day Banquet
A Very Special Event
Pictured here, with the lovely Lisa on bass,
Steve Ball, Civil War Musician and Historian, performed Civil War era music on vintage instruments from the period as he explained the origin of the music and what was happening in the war.
It was a wonderful evening!
Our Newest Publication
We are pleased to announce the publication of the newest book to be offered by the Historical Society.
Get your copy today. $20.00 plus tax
Click HERE for an order form.
E.D. Kraner opened a mercantile store in 1872 at the corner of Columbus Street and Lockville Road in Pickerington. It offered a little bit of everything, including groceries, dry goods, and even Pickerington's official post office. Seen in this early 1900's photo are, from right: Orlie fisher, Charles H. Kraner MD, E.D. Kraner, Jess Stemen and Olde Sport the family dog.
2014 Haunted Museum
Thank you to our volunteers! PHS North National Honor Society, PHS Central Key Club and our own members (some pictured here).
Great event with over 1200 visitors!
2014 Fairfield Federal
Family Scavenger Hunt Program
Our first hunt of the year begins Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Child and adult versions available.
Receive a small gift for playing AND register to win a prize in our drawing in December.
One lucky child will win a $50.00 savings account from Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan.
One lucky adult will win a woven throw from our gift shop.
New hunts begin:
Play all three hunts and enter three times to win the drawing.
All clues are within the museum. No charge to play.
FREE FAMILY FUN!
2013 Scavenger Hunt Winners
Winner Lauren Giamei (right) and sister Kylie. Lauren won a woven, cotton throw from our museum gift shop.
Winner Abby Marquardt (not pictured) won a $25.00 savings account from Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan.
2014 November Coloring Contest
Sponsored by Fairfield Federal Savings & Loan
Color one of our coloring pages and you may win $25.00.
Three different age groups with different pictures to color.
Choose what you want to color and drop it off at our musum during the month of November. Just click on the choices in your age group below and print out your favorite coloring page. (Coloring pages are also available at our museum and at Fairfield Federal Savings & Loan's Pickerington Office.)
Winners will be announce on December 5th at the Pickerington Tree Lighting at 7:30PM across the street from our museum. Winners need not be present.
4 years old and under
5-7 years old
8-10 years old
Emma Morton-one of our 2013 winners
April 3, 2014 Member Meeting
Stephanie VanHorn (left) and Mary Rogers (right) presented an engaging program about their mother Sallie Durrett Farmer, a WWII nurse held as a POW in the Philippines.
Rogers and VanHorn speak to Society
member Dorothy Peterson (right).
Dorothy was a nurse during WWII.
Society members Joyce Avers
and Maggie Arendt.
Gary Taylor (kneeling) assists museum
EVENTS from other Societies:
Sherman House Museum
Open Now for the 2014 Season
105 E. Wheeling Avenue
Lancaster, OH 43130
Bremen Area Historical Society
Museum Now Open for the 2014 Season through December
Saturdays and Sundays 2:00-6:00 PM
161 Carter St
Bremen, OH 43107
Click HERE for more info
Sherman Civil War Roundtable
November 19, 2014
7:00 PM (doors open at 6:30)
At the ShermanHouse Museum
137 E. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Cost: $5.00 per person
Speaker: Christopher Kolakowski
Program: "The Tullahoma Campaign"
740-684-5891 or 740-654-9923