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A Pictorial Journey of Miami County

What a fun evening we had at Indian Creek Distillery on Sunday! About 45 people enjoyed the program, A Pictorial Journey of Miami County, presented by former Miami County Engineer, Doug Christian. Doug has become one of Miami County’s most informed experts on the county's settlements and structures. He has an amazing collection of photos that...

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Upcoming Village of Casstown meeting about Casstown Cemetery

The Village of Casstown will be holding a public meeting regarding the financial situation and future of the Casstown Cemetery on Tuesday October 11th @ 7 p.m. @ the Casstown Fire Department. If you have any questions you would like specifically addressed at the meeting please feel free to email those questions to: lauracasstowncouncil@gmail.com

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Elizabeth School Reunion

Elizabeth Township Historical Society will host the Friends of Elizabeth School Reunion on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at Elizabeth Township Community Center from 1:00-4:00 p.m.  All former students, teachers, staff and their families are encouraged to attend. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Beverages and ice cream will be provided....

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Interested in head stone cleaning?

YOU’RE INVITED….to learn about head stone cleaning! Send a request to join the Elizabeth Township Historical Society of Ohio—Cemetery Preservation Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/636849014228841/ The information is free, but we would also LOVE to have you as a volunteer. You see, periodically, stones need a good cleaning to remove...

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A Brief History of the Cemetery

The word “cemetery” has its origins in the Greek word for “sleeping place”, and is land meant for burial. Rural cemeteries were modeled after the Pere-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, and the first rural or garden cemetery located in the United States was Mount Auburn in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1831. Here in Elizabeth Township in the 1830’s when...

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Pioneer Family has 75th reunion at the Elizabeth Twp Center

 The 75th Young Reunion was held on July 10, 2022.Thanks to everyone who came and a special thanks to the Myers Family for making sure Paul Myers (pictured below) got to the reunion. Paul is a member of the greatest generation and a WW II veteran so we were blessed to have him at the reunion. This reunion was for relatives of George and Elizabeth...

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Betsy Bearcat softball tournament becomes kickball tournament due to heavy rain.

The rain didn't let up Sunday, July 17, 2022, but neither did the Betsy Bearcat spirit. We still had hotdogs and ice cream and visited with friends and neighbors at our ice cream social. What was going to be a softball tournament turned into a few rousing games of kickball in the gym....and you could tell those who played had some good...

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