2022 Multigenerational Summer Programs

The 2022 Multigenerational Summer Program Dates have been announced. These programs will be held outside (weather permitting) in the front yard of the Benninghofen House. All programs are FREE and open to the public, thanks to a grant from the W.E. Smith Family Trust of Oxford.

Members Only Events

Thursday February 24th 7:oo PM “Custom Made: Dressmakers and Tailors 1820-1920” Lead by Dr. Sara Butler this topic will cover designers and makers of clothing with many local recognitions.   Thursday March 24th 7:oo PM “1913 Flood - Firsthand Accounts” Executive Director Kathy Creighton will read firsthand accounts of those who lived through the devastation

Summer Hours

The BCHS is now operating on our summer hours schedule. We are open Tuesday - Friday 10-3:00 and Saturday 9-2:00.

Virtual Winter Lecture Series

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series via Zoom Meetings. To register please call (513-896-9930) or email (info.bchistoricalsociety.com). Links will be emailed out the day prior to the lecture date. Topics will be as follows: January 28th: "Spanish Influenza in Butler County" February 25th: "George W. White, Butler County Portrait Painter" March 25th: "Groundhogs, April

Let Women Vote: Butler County’s Fight for Suffrage

The long struggle to gain the vote for women started in the first half of the 19th Century and ended with the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Butler County women joined in this fight at the beginning of the 20th Century. Women's clubs, church groups, and other staged events organized by local suffrage

Victory Gardens

Victory Gardens began during World War I as a way of providing food for people in America. When World War II began, the popularity of Victory Gardens made a resurgence, and by the end of the war, over 20 million gardens had been planted! During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Victory Gardens have once again become popular. 

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