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MCH&GS

All are welcome to Miami County Historical & Genealogy Society's public program, 5 Flags Over Piqua.  Tonight's program features Andy Hite, Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Site Manager.  He will give an overview of Piqua, Ohio from pre-colonial times to American Independence.

Genealogy Assistance

Would you like personalized genealogy assistance?  Come to the Local History Department on Friday afternoons between 1:30 and 5:00 pm and ask for Sharon.  Not able to come then?  Call and make an appointment.  937-773-6753 ext. 229

Portals to Piqua's Past

Focusing on historical events right here is Piqua.  Join Library Director, Jim Oda for the sixth year of fascinating tales of our town.  Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor  Louis Room.  Planned topics for 2019 are:
January 9-Prohibition Movement           
February 13-Love & Courting               
March 13-Celebrations in Piqua                 
April 10-Piqua-Troy Rivalry                   
May 8-Early Automobiles                      
June 12-Business Schools in Piqua       
July10-Piqua Mayors

Chautauqua Character Workshop for Kids

Join Fred Blanco, who will be portraying Cesar Chavez on Wednesday, June 6th at Chautauqua at Hance Pavilion, as he presents a workshop on how performers develop characters and embody historical figures, with character games and research techniques, as well as how to start creating a historical performance. 
In the Children's Department.
Maximum of ten participants.
For more information, contact the Children's Department.

 

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