Monday, January 29, 2018

Sun, Oct 21 - One of a Kind Auction

Si! The Theme for the 2018 Auction will be Mexican! The committee is busy at work preparing for a very special one-of-a-kind event. Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 21! In the meantime, if you have any antique, unique, interesting, useful or collectible items you would like to donate, just call me, Nancy, 419-375-4384, 419-852-6110 or Kathy Thobe, 419-375-4227 and let us know.
  
The profits are divided between the Fort Recovery Historical Society and Project Recovery. Proceeds are used for community needs: maintenance of historical sites and parks; continuation of mural work; preservation of items/places precious to our history; educational presentations, etc.
   
Held at Fort Recovery Elementary/Middle School

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sun, Sep 9, 3:00 - "Fort Loramie: It's Significant History and Recent Dig Discoveries", speaker Ken Sowards

Sunday, September 9, 3:00
Ken Sowards - American History Expert and Archaeology Enthusiast, "Fort Loramie - It's Significant History and Recent "Dig" Discoveries"

At the Fort Recovery State Museum. Free of charge.

Sun, Aug 19, 3:00 - "The Forts of Anthony Wayne", speaker David Simmons

David Simmons, author of The Forts of Anthony Wayne,* will be the museum's next featured speaker. Simmons is a graduate of Miami University and has spent a number of years working, researching and writing for The Ohio History Connection ("Ohio Historical Society") in Columbus. 
 
Since 2013, he has been the senior editor of Timeline (OHC's popular history magazine) covering the fields of prehistory, history, and natural history. This has included manuscript solicitation, editing, illustration research, and caption writing. Note! Simmons recently returned from Brussels where he spoke at an international construction history conference. He is a man of recognized expertise! We are proud to present him here!

*This book is out of print. A new edition is underway. We look forward to carrying it again.
 
For more information, check Website at www:fortrecoverymuseum.com or Face book Page: Fort Recovery State Museum or call the Museum - 419-375-4649, or director, Nancy Knapke - 419-375-4384

At the Fort Recovery State Museum. Free of charge.

Sat, July 14, St. Clair 5K Run/Walk

Registration is open for the 2018 St. Clair 5K Run/Walk. Download a form from our website or go to www.goodtimesraces.com and register online. Race date is Saturday, July 14th, 2018!

***Special shout-out to Fort Recovery Industries, Inc. for being our Chip Timing Sponsor this year! We greatly appreciate it!***


Sun, Jul 1, 12:00 - Battlefield Walk with John Winkler

 Sunday, July 1, 12:00 - 2:00
 John Winkler - "Wabash 1791 Battlefield Walk"

After the walk, the author of numerous books in the Osprey Campaign Series, will entertain informal questions and discussion in the Community Room of the Museum. Limit of 30 Walk participants. Individual headphones.  

Free for patrons, $10* for non-patrons. Reservations Required. Call Museum - 419-375-4649, or director, Nancy Knapke - 419-375-4384


Sun, Jun 10, 3:00 - "Autumn of the Blacksnake", speaker William Hogeland

Speaker Series: Sunday, June 10 at 3pm.
William Hogeland, Brooklyn, New York.

"Autumn of the Black Snake!, The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West" A rare opportunity to hear this respected/widely-read author/historian. Sponsored by Patrons of the Fort Recovery State Museum, this presentation is free, and the public is invited. Books will be available ($16) for purchase/signing. Call 419-375-4384 for information.

NOTE LOCATION: The Nazarene Family Center, 401 E. Boundary St., Fort Recovery - 4 blocks east of the museum. This venue allows for a larger audience, sound projection, and handicapped accessibility.

Sun, May 6, 12:00-5:00 - Grand Re-Opening Events!

Sunday, May 6 - Grand Re-Opening Events

1:00 - 2:45 Fort Recovery Area Church Histories, Displays and Artifacts - Community Room

3:00 - 4:00 Speaker - Mary Ann Olding - Historian and Old World Researcher, " The Land of the Cross-Tipped Churches"

12:00 - 5:00 Chris Thompson, Archaeologist -Ball State Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Preview of Interactive Story Map Battlefield Tour, Displays/Explanations of Batteground Wayside Exhibits, and Archaeology Research Exhibit - Front Porch of Museum.  Funding Acknowledgement: This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

At the Fort Recovery State Museum. Free of charge.