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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Cash and In-Kind Donations for Pioneer Fest 2014

The Apple Creek Historical Society Pioneer Fest 2014 is now a part of our history.  There are many, many reasons why it was a success.  One of the reasons was our local businesses and individuals supported Pioneer Fest through cash and in-kind donations.  We would like to extend a special thank you to the following for their generosity: …

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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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June 2018 photo of the month

Alien invasion?  Home land security?  This van with California license plates looked a bit out of place seen traveling down Emersion road recently.  It turns out to be a high tech recording truck taking “street view” pictures for Apple.maps.com for their maps website and phone app.  I guess we always have to look our best …

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