Monday, January 23, 2012

WHHS offers January 25th Program: "Early Indians of Ohio"

The Willoughby Hills Historical Society will be holding their first meeting of the year this Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 7p.m. The meeting will take place in the society meeting room located at the Willoughby Hills Community Center.  The featured speaker for the program that follows will be Ann Dewald, the Director of the Indian Museum of Lake County, Ohio.  Her program will be 'Early Indians of Ohio'.
The public is welcome to attend.  Handicapped parking and elevator access are available.  For more information about this program or the WHHS, please contact Frank or Mary Cihula at 440-946-5557 or e-mail

The Indian Museum of Lake County:  (entire article posted 11/22/10)

The Indian Museum is a part of the Lake County Chapter of the Archeological Society of Ohio.  Founded in 1980, this non-profit organization is comprised of over 100 volunteers and is charged with preserving the artifacts of Native America cultures of Ohio, warehousing the stories of these cultures and sharing educational programs to all members of the public.  The Indian Museum contains over 26, 000 artifacts dating back to 10,000 BC - 1650 A.D. as well as Native American crafts from 1800-2008.  Collections include the Fairport Collection of the Cat Indians and Celts, the Whittlesey Culture, and arrows from the Paleo and Plano eras of history.  A museum research library contains over 1000 books and periodicals.
The museum is located in downtown Willoughby.  They are housed in the Technical Center ( old Willoughby Union High School), Building B, Door #3.  Open year-round, for more information, please call 440-951-3813.

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