70-year-old story comes full-circle in New Carlisle

You wouldn’t think that iconic Hollywood actor Jimmy Stewart, a goose, a terrier, an English farm woman, and two New Carlisle men would have anything in common, but as it turns out, they do.

Wolfe Station

The photo the right is of the Wolfe filling station that was located at intersection of Main and Church Street at 331 S.

Prides CornerOn the Southwest corner of Route 40 and Tecumseh Road was a tourist camp that originally opened as Naus Station.

Teach Farm

On March 3, 1921, Edward Clayton Teach purchased a three-tract plot of land amounting to about 53 acres from Clark Overholser.

historical showntellTwo area historical societies resumed their Historical Show and Tell Series last week, presenting a brief history on the buildings and enterprises that once called Donnelsville home.

Bill Berry and Bill McIntire are featured in our last installment of a series on local historians.

NCHS 1914 Basketball Team copyThe 1913-1914 New Carlisle High School Basketball Team.

South side lo rez“If these timbers could only speak”

You wouldn’t know by looking at it, but Meadow View Growers’ faded red barn at the north end of the property contains more than 200 years of history sealed within its sturdy beams.

Last week, we featured two local historians, Dave McWhorter and Dave Suther, noting their contributions to area history.

Curls Trailer Sales Andy BakerIn 1949, John Lawrence Curl purchased a lot and house from Charlotte Seeley to opened a trailer sales business.

Advance SchoolA brief history of Advance school and other early schools in Bethel Township

Taken from the History of the Bethel Township and New Carlisle Schools, Clark County, 1802-2002, written by Bill Berry.

The 4-H Club has been active in the Medway area for many years.