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Events

Here are some upcoming events related to the history of Clintonville & Beechwold –please join us!

Sunday, January 15, 2:00 p.m.–Color Us Clintonville! Enjoy a display of original watercolors by Sandy Trinter and be on hand when we officially release a bound copy of the five-year coloring book collection complete with narrative. $20.00 per book. Clintonville Historical Society will be hosting this annual event at Clintonville Women’s Club, 3951 North High Street. All welcome.

Tuesday, February 14, 7:00 p.m.–Clintonville Historical Society’s monthly meeting will be held in its usual home, Moxie’s, at 3468 North High Street. This will be a valentine’s dinner and reservations are required(cost TBD). CHS’s archive contains a collection of records signed by the artists from the 1940s to the 1960s. Come celebrate the holiday with dinner from Weiland’s and listen to these wonderful sounds from the past. All welcome but reservations are required and the price TBD.

Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.–CHS will be hosting a presentation on the Moon Brothers, who arrived here with the railroad in 1850. In addition, we’ll learn about the railroad and its influence on Clintonville. Location TBD.

Tuesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. –Come learn about the first Columbus Zoological Company of Beechwold–timeline, artifacts, and stories of the zoo at the regular Clintonville Historical Society meeting at Moxie’s, 3468 North High Street, Columbus OH 43214. All welcome.

Tuesday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. –John Rathbone was a New York merchant who owned most of the land that comprises Clintonville today. Several of his daughters moved to Ohio and raised their families here. In his will, John asked his sons-in-law to use their funds to recover assets he lost due to the actions (and/or inactions) of Aaron Burr. We will talk about Mr. Rathbone and his family, their influences on Ohio and (hopefully) reveal the outcome of his sons-in-law’s efforts to recover the property at the regular Clintonville Historical Society meeting at Moxie’s, 3468 North High Street, Columbus OH 43214. All welcome.

Monday, May 29, 3:00 p.m.. –Memorial Day ceremony and moment of silence at the World War II memorial on West North Broadway. All welcome.

Sunday, June 18, 3:00 p.m. –Walking tour of North Beechwold. Meet at Mozart’s, 4784 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214. Enjoy Father’s Day by getting a little exercise while learning more about the area. We will discuss architecture, business development, and interesting events while enjoy the day. All welcome.

Tuesday, July 4 –Coloring Sheet for children at the July 4 Breakfast in the Park of Roses Shelter House.

Tuesday August 8, 7:00 p.m. –Topic TBD at the regular Clintonville Historical Society meeting at Moxie’s, 3468 North High Street, Columbus OH 43214. All welcome.

Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. –Annual meeting of the Clintonville Historical Society. Enjoy some cake and celebrate 170 years of Clintonville history. This will be at Moxie’s, 3468 North High Street, Columbus OH 43214. All welcome.

Saturday, October 28–Halloween Hop voting takes place, for the Halloween-themed windows that will be painted throughout the month.

Saturday, November 11–Veteran’s Display on Memory Lane, West North Broadway.

Tuesdays, 2nd Tuesday of each month except December and January, 7:00 -8:00 p.m. –Clintonville Historical Society usually meets at Moxie’s, 3468 North High Street, Columbus OH 43214. (Note the above events–they take the place of the usual monthly meetings unless otherwise announced.) All welcome. Check the CHS Facebook page for additional information.