Back to the Browns Tickets Now Available
Oct05

Back to the Browns Tickets Now Available

The Galion Historical Society is set to do something new and unique at Brownella Cottage later this month, and you are cordially invited to participate. Halloween 2012 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Bishop William Montgomery Brown. With that anniversary as a backdrop, you can join the Society on a tour through the Cottage, and relive the evening after the Bishop’s death with characters who will tell the story of the...

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Museum Day, Car Show Coming This Weekend
Sep24

Museum Day, Car Show Coming This Weekend

It’s going to be a full weekend at the corner of South Union and West Walnut Streets in Uptowne Galion, as the Galion Historical Society presents two events. First, in honor of Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day 2012, the Galion Historical Museum will be open to the public, free of charge, on Saturday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The Galion Historical Museum is located at 132 West Walnut Street in Galion, in the carriage house...

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Historical Society Hosting Membership Kickoff Event
Aug08

Historical Society Hosting Membership Kickoff Event

The Galion Historical Society is holding their 2012 Membership Kickoff event on Saturday, August 11th from 11am to 2pm at historic Brownella Cottage (132 West Walnut Street). The event will feature free self-guided tours of Brownella Cottage, music provided by the Galion Alumni Band from 11am to 1pm, B2B Paranormal presentation on the “History Behind the Haunting”, daylily and herb presentations (the Bishop’s daylilies will be...

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Crawford Monument Cleaned and Celebrated
Jun10

Crawford Monument Cleaned and Celebrated

In reality, members of the historical societies from Galion, Bucyrus, and Crestline which came to Saturday’s cleaning of the Colonel William Crawford Capture Monument did little work themselves, but they did nevertheless come to support and celebrate the effort. The monument, a stone wall faced with marble and carrying two affixed plaques, was thoroughly cleaned by and through the generosity of Longstreth Memorials, Galion’s oldest...

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Vintage Galion Map Now Online
Jun02

Vintage Galion Map Now Online

How old is your Galion house or building? What used to be where it now stands? Additional clues to answer those questions are now online. The Library of Congress’ “American Memory” website is designed to “provide free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.” One component of that online collection...

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