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Join us this year for the BEST Bridges, Bikes, and Bluess YET!

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The Herb Society

May 4, 2014 @ 11:00 AM – The Herb Society will be hosting its annual Herb Faire at the PCHS Center with Children and Adult Programming.
Herbal Tea NEWS RELEASE -- Download the PDF

Herbal Tea Luncheon Brochure -- Download the PDF

The Preble County Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and protecting our natural heritage, as well as artifacts, memories, and ideas.

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Annual Appeal at PCHS

The year 2014 brings the opportunity for you to lead and help PCHS make history again!

The Preble County Historical Society depends on annual fund contributions to balance our annual budget which means delivering a wealth of extraordinary programs our community has come to expect! Please READ MORE....

• The Annual Appeal Letter from President Greg Arnett (PDF)

• The Annual Appeal Brochure! (PDF)

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Upcoming at PCHS

Our Newsletter for Spring and "Power To Give" Circus at PCHS.

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Run Away to the Circus with PCHS
You can run away to the Circus with the Preble County Historical Society on Sunday July 6, 2014, at our Old-Fashioned Independence Day Celebration! Just help us fund the Cincinnati Circus and you, too, can swing on the amazing flying trapeze or learn to juggle or request your own balloon designs from stilt walking balloon artists, learn magic tricks from
strolling magicians, or bounce in the bounce house and play through the large lawn obstacle courses! And that’s all in addition to exploring our petting zoo, nature center animals, hiking trails, restored wetland, historic buildings, and enjoying homemade ice cream and delicious food in the Carriage House Café. Plus there will be music in The Amphitheater all afternoon and evening and FIREWORKS at dusk sponsored by Reid Hospital and Health Care Services. This amazing announcement is being made by the Preble County Historical Society in conjunction with Dayton-based CultureWorks. CultureWorks is the regional administrator for the Power2Give program developed in Charlotte, North Carolina. Power2Give uses crowd source funding based in social media to assist non-profit organizations in the cultural and arts arena in raising funds for specific events and programs. On March 5, CultureWorks and its partners at CareSource, Dayton...... READ MORE.


Litte Gems at PCHS

The Historical Society has a wealth of historical materials, from family photographs and records to old-time clothing, buggies and a 1903 Model A Ford. And through it s programs, exhibits, educational programs, and special events, and library archives, Preble County Historical Society puts you in touch with local history. Visit US Soon

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The wetland will add to the preservation of the land and provide substantial new educational opportunities for the Society. Wetlands help prevent floods by soaking up extra rainfall and filtering silt from the surface run-off to allow the water to slowly seep into the water table.An increase of wildlife and decrease of land erosion as reduced erosion and accumulation of nutrients is a key element in a wetland habitat.