Friday, February 24, 2017

Darke County Genealogical Society to Give Presentation

The Darke County Genealogical Society Inc. is having a historic presentation on Mar. 5, Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Garst Museum in Greenville, OH.

Enjoy a presentation through time as you discover the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, OH. Woodland Cemetery is the final resting place of the King and Queen of the Gypsies “Levi and Matilda Stanley”.

Many of the nation’s most well-known inventors and innovators are buried in this well-known Dayton cemetery, such as, Orville and Wilbur Wright, poet: Paul Laurence Dunbar, writer: Erma Bombeck, and George P. Huffman (Huffy Bicycles). Others buried at this historical cemetery, George Newcom, one of Dayton’s founders and Clement Vallandigham, the man without a country.

The speaker is Angela Hoschouer. She is the Manager of Development and Marketing for Woodland. She is a founding member of the Randolph Twp. Historical Society, a member of the Ohio Genealogical Society with a status as a First Family of Ohio, First Family of Greene County, and a member of the Society of Civil War Families of Ohio. This presentation is free and open to anyone interested. It will be followed by refreshments and a regular Darke County Genealogy meeting.

For more information call 548-8295.

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