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 CHL and Clyde Museum Events

2023 Happenings

March 14 @ 6:30 PM: “Simon Kenton” Ohio Pioneer and Woodsman  A first-person reenactment presented by Kenneth Hammontree of Ashland, Ohio. Simon Kenton was respected for his knowledge of the Ohio land and competence as a woodsman and pioneer in the settlement of Ohio and Kentucky.


April 11 @ 6:30 PM: Clyde Heritage League Annual Meeting w/ historic presentation following meeting. Presentation: History of Sandusky County Parks. The staff of the Sandusky County Parks District will present it. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm, and the presentation will follow the meeting at approx. 7:00 pm.

May 9 @ 6:30 PM: “Man of Clyde: Thaddeus B. Hurd” A history of the life and times of the benefactor and founder of the Clyde Heritage League. Presented by Curator Gene Smith of the Clyde Museum.

June 16 @ 6:00 PM: "A Night of Music on the Lawn" The Chris Buzzelli Quartet of the Toledo, Ohio area will be coming to perform a concert of soft jazz music on the museum lawn. Bring your own lawn chair. Cold drinks and snacks will be served.

July 11 @ 6:30 PM: "History of the Sandusky River" Larry Michaels will be presenting the interesting and meaningful history of events, individuals, and people groups related to the history of the Sandusky River based on his book.

August 8 @ 6:30 PM: "Albert Ames: Clyde's Publisher of 500 Plays and More" Tiffany Willey Middleton will be presenting a program on the history of Albert D. Ames of Clyde, Ohio who supplied plays, makeup, and costumes to America's amateur theater industry from 1873 until 1917.

September 12 @ 6:30 PM: "Sherwood Anderson—Ernest Hemingway Connection” An expert on Ernest Hemingway will be presenting on the complicated and frustrating relationship between Sherwood Anderson and Ernest Hemingway.

October 9 @ 5:30 PM: "St. Mary’s Cemetery Tour" This tour will be at a different Clyde cemetery this year to consider other interesting and significant individuals in the town’s history. The tour will be led by Gene Smith, Curator of the Clyde Museum and McPherson House.


Sat. Nov. 18 @ 12:00-3:00 p.m. “Winesburg Weekend Open Houses” Open house at the McPherson House & Clyde Museum. Holiday goodies, and hot cider at McPherson House. Civil War artillery reenactors w/ cannon. Live music at both locations.


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