Our next meeting will be Monday, September 16th at 7 pm at The Schweikert's
(1261 Steese Road). We will be planning our Fall activities and (hopefully) working on some materials for the Fall craft fairs in Green.
Our calendar has been slightly modified, see new calendar on website. Our October 21st event will be at Lichtenwalter Schoolhouse and we will learn about early life and learning in Green. This will be a family friendly event.
Also, please note that Portage Lakes Historical Society will have a 35th Anniversary event on October 10th at 7pm at Craftsmen Park. More details to follow soon.
Photos are now available of the War of 1812 event on our website, click here to view photos. A belated thank you is owed to one of our long time members, Ted
Dudra, for preparing this fantastic event. Thank you and excellent job Ted! Also, thank you to Amy Nichols and Jan St. John, Ted's GHS committee members and all of Ted's many community friends who assisted us.The video of this event can be viewed by clicking here or go to http://www.erniestv.com/.
Dues are now payable. Please see the attached 2013 membership application. The financial situation of our organization has warranted cut backs in the quantity of events we have presented this year. Please consider supporting our organization so that we can continue to provide the same quantity and quality of programs that we have all become accustom to over the last several years. Thank you.
Please join us as we honor those that served from Green Township in the War of 1812 as part of the bicennential celebration of the War of 1812.
Monday, August 19th
Veterans Memorial Park
4224 Massillon Road
(parking at Torok Center)
Monday, June 17th at 7 pm at the City Central Administration Building. The Cadettes of Girl Scout Troop 90384 will present their Silver Award project entitled "Memories of Green."
Our next meeting will be Monday, June 17th at 7 pm at the City Central Administration Building. The Cadettes of Girl Scout Troop 90384 will present their Silver Award project entitled "Memories of Green."
Below, please see a description of the project and video from the Cadette Troop leaders, Lori Walent and Janet Muckley.
The video is about the community members' Memories of Green - what they remember most, what they enjoyed, etc. One visit to the Akron Public Library to visit the Kepler-Coss Collection was all it took! The girls were hooked! They loved all the stories - good and bad about Green. Their view of Green as young ladies is so much different then our views as adults.
The people interviewed were:
Please come out and join us for this unique presentation. The girls will have at least 50 DVDs of their film available to hand out to attendees - first come, first served!
The Green Historical Society welcomes Bob Dupree, President of the Massillon O Gauge Model Railroad Club and Member of the Jackson Historical Society, to discuss the local railroad history in Jackson and Green Townships. Come out and learn about the role of our railroads in our local history.
Monday, April 15th at 7 pm at Council’s Chambers at CAB, 1755 Town Park Blvd.
GHS will hold an inaugural Community Photo Day on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from 9 am to 2 pm at Council Chambers in the City of Green Central Administration Building. Anyone with photos of people, places, or things related to Green are encouraged to
participate. Your photos will be electronically copied on site. Your original photos and a CD with electronic copies of your photos will be returned to you during the event. GHS will ask participants to agree to allow GHS to add the copied photos to their archive. Limit 30 photos per participant please.
Appointments are encouraged, but not required. Call 330-776-8652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
At the January 21, 2013 open meeting the GHS Board unveiled the proposed 2013
Calendar of Events.
The next event will be a
workshop on February 18, 2013, to prepare marketing materials for our 2013
events and to make more photo crafts and coasters in preparation for the Green
Expo on March 2nd. Please come out in work clothes and bring your rulers,
scissors, small brushes, and ModPodge. We will start at 6 pm at the Torok
Center. Pizza will be served.
The Green Historical Society will have a booth at the Green Band Boosters
craft show on Saturday, November 3rd from 9-4 pm. The show is held at Green
High School. There is a $2 cover charge for entry, parking is free and handicap
parking is available. This is an incredibly large and popular show so come
early to get a parking space.
GHS will be selling the Our Heritage, Our Home books, our Cat's Meow
keepsakes, and stone tile coasters, tile magnets, postcards, and pocket
calendars all containing historic photos of Green and all crafted by our
members. Please come out to the show and support Green Band Boosters and GHS!
Join the Portage Lakes Historical Society and the Conventry Alumni Association
Thursday, September 13th, from 6 -7:30 pm at the New Franklin Tudor House, 655 Latham Lane, Akron 44319, for an amazing evening meeting local authors and artists and perusing artifacts from the PLHS archives. For more info call Carol Eubank 330-644-3748 or Terri Pfaff 330-697-1845
also, the next Green Historical Society general meeting will be:
Monday, September 17th, at 7 pm at the Torok Community Center
President Vicki McNeal will give a report on recent events and we will discuss upcoming fundraisers and the 2013 calendar.
Please join the Green Historical Society for our Comet Lake Presentation on Monday, August 20, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. The presentation will be held at the Central Administration Building located at 1755 Town Park Boulevard. Enjoy an evening of listening to our long time resident guest speakers Mickey Ross, George Brewbaker and Dean Hartong who have first hand knowledge of the Comet/Nimisila area. The floor will then be open for a question/answer session!
Staci Schweikert, Secretary GHS