Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Pioneer and Historical Society

December 6, 2014 - 5:08pm
30 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Pioneer and Historical Society held its annual Putnam Holiday Open House today .

The Historical Society encourages everyone to come out and learn more about the history of Putnam. Five historic homes will be open for the public tomorrow, and many will feature special musical guests.

"There will be live Christmas music on the organ at the Presbyterian church tomorrow, and that's beautiful. We had a group from the Sweet Adeline's here with us from 1 p.m...

March 16, 2013 - 5:24pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

The John McIntire Library commemorates the 1913 Great Flood. The hour long presentation of slides and commentary was presented by Tom Brown, a Zanesville resident.

"Zanesville was just devastated with all the water and such and it's just a story that needs to be told, what our grandparents had to go through," said Gary Allen, who contributed to the presentation.

The library will also be commemorating the 1913 Flood by unveiling the flood markers next Saturday at 1p.m....

August 29, 2010 - 8:34pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Some members of the community are getting a look into what life was like in Zanesville 200 years ago.

As a part of the "1810 project," the Muskingum County Pioneer and Historical Society gave the community an opportunity to listen to historian Ray Swick paint a picture of life during Zanesville's reign as state capital.

"Life moves so much more slowly. Transportation moved by our standards, at a snail's pace because of the lack of roads," says Ray Swick,...

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