CHL and Clyde Museum Events

2022 Happenings

March 15 @ 7:00 PM: "Living History Presentation: John Chapman, aka, Johnny Appleseed"  Presented by Kenneth Hammontree of Living History Productions. The history of Mr. Chapman's, aka, Johnny Appleseed's historic feat of planting over 1,000 acres of apple trees across the three states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana will be shared that evening with a

Q&A session at the end.

April 12 @ 6:30 PM: Clyde Heritage League Annual Meeting w/ historic presentation following meeting. Presentation: "History of Wilson's Clothing Store in Clyde, Ohio" The meeting will start at 6:30 pm, and the presentation will follow the meeting at approx. 7:00 pm.

May 10 @ 7:00 PM: "Music of the American Civil War" This will be a night of music with Civil War reenactor, and musician, Steve Ball. He will be playing selections of music on guitar that were popular during the Civil War.

June 14 @ 7:00 PM: "A Grave Conspiracy" Presented by Gene Smith, Curator of Museums/Museums Operations Director of Clyde Museum and Gen. McPherson House. This program will present the supposed conspiracies of General James B. McPherson's disinterment and reinterment to other places, and his actual burial place in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde, Ohio.

July 12 @ 7:00 PM: "Historic Architecture of Sandusky County" Larry Michaels will be presenting different types of historic home architecture of homes in Sandusky County including Clyde, Fremont, and other towns to give examples to challenge local homeonwers to research their own historic home of Clyde and its environs. 

August 9 @ 7:00 PM: "Political Cartoonist: Albert Wales" Tiffany Willey Middleton will be presenting a program on the history of 19th Century, political cartoonist, Albert Wales, who was born and raised in Clyde, Ohio. He became a famous illustrator of politics in nationally well-known periodicals during the late 19th Century.

September 13 @ 7:00 PM: "Book Symposium: History of McPherson Cemetery and Burials" Presented by author, Larry Michaels. The contents of the book will be presented and discussed which deals with the famous and significant individuals who were buried there during the 19th and 20th centuries.

October 11 @ 5:30 PM: "McPherson Cemetery Tour" This annual tour will cover individuals from the "McPherson Cemetery" book by Larry Michaels. The tour will be led by Larry Michaels, CHL Trustee; and Gene Smith, Curator of Clyde Museum.

November 19 @ 12:00-3:00 PM: "Winesburg Weekend Open Houses" Annual holiday open houses at the Clyde Museum (124 W. Buckeye St.) and McPherson House (300 E. McPherson Hwy.). There will be live music and holiday goodies/refreshments at both locations. Civil War artillery reenactors will be at the McPherson House with their cannon and serving hot spiced cider from an open fire.

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LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE COMING MONTHS!

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