Apple Creek Historical Society seeking WordPress assistance

WordPress Apprentice / Writer We are looking for individual who is eager to learn WordPress and other google tools like Google Forms and Trello who can help maintain the Historical Society Website blog posts. This person will work under the supervision of Drew Norman to build compelling content for the historical society website. Drew will …

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Benefit Auction May 25, 10-2pm at Apple Creek Historical Society

Hey Apple Creek Community! We are having a benefit Auction at the Historical Society Museum on 185 Church Street. We have a variety of items that we need to relocate to a new home and all proceeds are helping us open our doors for business. Location: 185 Church Street. Apple Creek, Ohio 44606Time: 10 am …

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Waynedale Alumni website via WayBack Machine

Back in 2006 Curtis Kaylor and myself worked on a website before there was a classmates.com or facebook to help reunite classmates and promote school functions and class reunions. The site was a success although the intention of the site was to also promote a All Class Reunion which would have marked the 50th Anniversary …

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Myron Martin Interview Part 1

Myron Martin, Was born March 27, 1914. Born on a farm in Apple Creek, Ohio. the video was shot by Jim Gessel for the purpose of historic documentation and preservation for the Apple Creek historical society museum. Myron Farms is 114 acres and is situated inside East Union Township.

Sue Gochanuer interviews lifelong Apple Creek resident Mary Eicher

Sue Gochanuer interviews lifelong resident from Apple Creek, Ohio named Mary Eicher. Mary worked at Freelanders and the Ohio Telephone company and was a lifelong member of St Peters Church of Christ and The Methodist Church. Mary was born March 24, 1919. Her parents were Leonard and Marie (Miller) Yates. Mary passed away at the …

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Donations needed to help us finish our construction of the museum

Back in 2004 we broke ground on the construction of the Apple Creek Historical Society Museum. Its from generous donations from our members that we got this far. Please help us complete the mission. Consider a donation today help us finish complete our construction. Donations can be sent to Box 6, Apple Creek, Ohio   44606. …

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July 2015 photo of the month

This month we return to the 1st Johnny Appleseed parade in 1965 with Jeff Carson and Dr. Nevin Mayer riding in the back of a nifty Lincoln Continental Convertible. Jeff Carson was the Pharmacist and owner of Carson’s Drug Store and Dr. Mayer was the long time area physician. This picture was strategically taken with …

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May 2015 Photo of the month

Our picture this month comes from the 2005 dedication of the newly renovated Boydstone-Bodine Cemetery located on Millborne Road just north of McQuaid Road. The Wayne County Cemetery Preservation Society spearheaded the project along with many additional volunteers to pay tribute to John Bodine and George Boydston who were both Revolutionary War Veterans that are …

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Announcing our latest Bluebird Trail Project

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”2″ gal_title=”Blue Bird Gallery”] (Click the images above to see a larger view) “The Apple Creek Historical Society is in the process of developing a bluebird trail and started it last year with two bluebird boxes built after Mel Bolt’s plans. Each had a pair of bluebirds that successfully raised fledglings. We have since …

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April 2019 Photo of the Month

Our picture this month takes us back to the “village” of East Union where David Eshleman’s General Store was located along the Lincoln Highway (seen here before it was paved with brick). We have an unidentified family on the store’s front steps (after it had been remolded and enlarged) along with a young lad riding …

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