June Program

June Program

  barbbaltrinicJune 26, 2017 – Local resident and author, Barb Baltrinic will join us to discuss her latest book, A Patriot’s Price (The Fighting Clarks Book 2). In this sequel to A Founder for All, Abraham Clark’s son, Andrew, ventures into war armed with his sense of patriotism and strong values. Reality strikes when he is captured and placed on the British prison ship, the H.M.S. Jersey. https://www.amazon.com/Patriots-Price-Fighting-Clarks-Book-ebook/dp/B01BZ6QH7W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1489446686&sr=8-1&keywords=barb+baltrinic

Please join us for this program and welcome Barb, who is a Munroe Falls resident and member of Munroe Falls Historical Society. All are welcome at our programs. A member meeting will follow Barb’s presentation. The program will take place at Stow City Hall, Monday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m.

April Program

April Program

April 24, 2017 – peskinbook7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall.

Laura Peskin will present a program on education, transportation, women’s history and more near Summit County.  Material will come from Peskin’s Deep Cover Cleveland book series, as well as  research surrounding Women’s History Month 2017.   Peskin  is the author of the book series, Deep Cover Cleveland, and has contributed to various periodicals. She is active in local historical societies and contributes to their publications.

 

March Program

March Program

Our first member meeting of 2017 will be Monday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall. Local Historian and Ohio Traveler Denny Reiser will show us more places to see along the Ohio and Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor.  http://www.ohioanderiecanalway.com/Main/Home.aspx.

November 28th Meeting & Program

November 28th Meeting & Program

The next SHS member meeting will be Monday, November 28th at 6:30 p.m. at Stow City Hall. Please bring a dessert or appetizer to share. Our program will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a presentation by The Munroe Falls Paranormal Society. MFPS is a non-profit (Registered with the State of Ohio) group of Paranormal Investigators and Researchers based in Munroe Falls. With a collective team experience of 50+ years in paranormal research and investigation, the MFPS team brings together a professional approach to solving paranormal phenomena.The group was formed with the initiative to seek the truth behind many types of paranormal phenomena. SHS members and guests will learn about the history of the organization, the investigative process, and some local cases of paranormal activity. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mfpsohio/.

After the program, members will vote on the 2017 Board of Trustees. If you or someone you know is interested in a position on the Board, please contact President John Baranek as soon as possible at 330-689-2852 or shs@stow.oh.us.

October 24th Meeting & Program

October 24th Meeting & Program

The next meeting of Stow Historical Society will take place Monday, October 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall. We will hear a presentation by the Munroe Falls Paranormal Society at 7:00, followed by a member meeting.

Munroe Falls Paranormal Society (MFPS) is a non-profit (Registered with the State of Ohio) group of Paranormal Investigators and Researchers based in Munroe Falls. With a collective team experience of 50+ years in paranormal research and investigation, the MFPS team brings
together a professional approach to solving paranormal phenomena.The group was formed with the initiative to seek the truth behind many types of paranormal phenomena. SHS members and guests will learn about the history of the organization, the investigative process, and some local cases of paranormal activity. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mfpsohio/.

September 26th Program

September 26th Program

Speakers from the Summit County Court of Common Pleas – Probate Division, office of Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer will present information on probate services at ourSeptember 26th meeting. From an historical perspective – types of records kept at Probate, unusual/oldest/interesting documents, process to access records. From a Probate perspective – Probate’s programs & services, how to protect one’s assets, information on Advance Directives, and handouts for all attendees. Program at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall, member meeting following. This program is free and open to all.

Annual Picnic Meeting and Square Dance

Annual Picnic Meeting and Square Dance

Join us for the annual picnic meeting held at Heritage Barn August 22nd. Bring a dish to share – meat and drinks will be included. The historic buildings will be open at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will be a short meeting after dinner with a square dance following. The Circulators Square Dance Club of Ravenna will be doing the calling and instruction. Bring a guest!

 

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June Program and Meeting

June Program and Meeting

Our next program and member meeting will be Monday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall.  Beth Daugherty, Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Local History Librarian will present Documenting The Past Through Oral History. Learn about the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Oral History Project and the basics of conducting an oral history interview.

There will be a member meeting after the meeting. Discussion will include the upcoming square dance and Harvest Festival.

Happy Days are Here Again!

Happy Days are Here Again!

Thank you to Janet McCaulley of Summit County Historical Society for a fabulous trip down Memory Lane at our March 28th meeting. Her “Happy Days are Here Again” presentation about the Baby Boomers was a real hit!

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March Program

March Program

Our first member meeting of the year will take place Monday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall. Summit County Historical Society will be joining us  with a program from their Remember When series: Happy Days Are Here Again—the Baby Boom Years. This program will take us on a journey down memory lane. Photos, collectibles, music and memorabilia highlight the various forms of entertainment between 1946-1964. From Hula Hoops to Rock n’ Roll, Roy Rogers to drive-in movies and Dance Halls to noisy games of Yahtzee, we will have fun remembering the lighter side of the Baby Boom Years!