On Saturday, May 23rd, 1936, 80 years ago New Carlisle celebrated its annual Memorial Day celebration.

This coming Saturday, August 6th, Medway will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding.

Medway in the News

According to the history of Medway on Wikipedia (website), “Medway played a major role as part of the western campaign during the American Revolutionary War.

The Funston family was of Scotch-Irish descent.

Has anyone ever noticed the two large lion sculptures in town in front of the residence at 106 East Jefferson Street (State Route 571), “The Crawford House”?

Glad to Meet You, Neighbor

As Jacob Hershey and others bought and sold town lots in Medway and local farm acreage, Bethel Township took on a population of settlers who were determined to put roots down deep.

Scott Suther of the Medway Area Historical Society presented an extensive history of Medway to area residents at the New Carlisle Public Library on Thursday, June 9.

While all the lives of the men and women taken in battle will be remembered this Memorial Day weekend, a special ceremony will be held in New Carlisle to honor a Revolutionary War soldier whose gravestone was obliterated through the years.

On May 12, 2016, history buffs David McWhorter and Scott Suther presented a talk to over a dozen residents on the fires that help shape New Carlisle and Bethel Township.

How to Build a Town

Archibald Steele was a young, energetic man who settled on land in Section 19, Township 3, Range 9 just north of the Mad River in 1807.

Planning a Party

In Clark County, black loam still covers patches of ground throughout Bethel Township.

Fire House Betty Cain

On March 22, 1966 the city of New Carlisle order the removal of the fire bell from belfry of the Town Hall, which was located at South West corner of Main and Washington Street.