Holmes Co. Courthouse - Then and Now

July 8, 2021
Holmes Co. Courthouse - Then and Now

This fascinating program will be held at the Catholic Community Center in Millersburg on Thurs. July 8 at 7:00.  The Historical Society has many original blueprints and photos of the original courthouse construction and history.  The first half of the program will feature the history and the second half a photo timeline of the current renovations being completed in April.  This is sure to be a popular program. The program is free but donations accepted. Seats on first come first serve basis pending Covid restrictions at the time of the event. 

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Sculpted by Ice - The Geologic History of Troyer's Hollow

DESCRIPTION:   Troyer’s Hollow and The Doughty Valley have a rich history culturally as well as geologically in this portion of Ohio. The uncharacteristic depth of the Troyer’s Hollow may appear out of place in the gently rolling landscape of central and eastern Holmes county and stories of massive gold deposits are common among local legend.  We will take a lecture tour through some of this rich history to better understand how this icon of a location came to be and how its’ history shapes the land, ecosystem, and our culture. “Sculpted by Ice”  is about how the valley was formed during the last ice age. The program will be presented by Terry Lahm, Ph.D. professor of Geology and Environmental Sciences at Capital University.   Terry is a native of Holmes Co. and is a Senior Associate Provost at Capital University.   His fascinating lecture will be presented on Saturday, June 4 at 9:30 in the Keim Lumber conference room on the second floor.   Following the program, an option will be available to meet Professor Lahm at Troyers Hollow to see firsthand the unique features.   Bring the entire family for a fascinating look into our past and how our county was shaped thousands of years ago. 

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Sculpted by Ice - The Geologic History of Troyer's Hollow
Jun
04

Sculpted by Ice - The Geologic History of Troyer's Hollow

DESCRIPTION:   Troyer’s Hollow and The Doughty Valley have a rich history culturally as well as geologically in this portion of Ohio. The... More Info