Thursday, May 20, 2010

Signing of Johnston Book at the Piqua Taste of the Arts Festival May 21st, 2010

Friday night Piqua Ohio hosts its annual Taste of the Arts.  This year Marla Fair, interpreter at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, will be a part of the Author's Book Fair located in the lobby of the Piqua Library in the newly renovated Fort Piqua Plaza.  Marla will be on hand her to sign the recently published book, 'In the Midst of Danger: Book One of the Johnston Chronicles'.  All profits from the sale of the book go to support the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Rd. Piqua OH. 

Come and see Marla and go home with a book or other item knowing that your purchase is helping keep history alive!

Taste of the Arts, Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm  Location: Downtown Piqua.  14 area restaurants will be offering taster size portions of their popular menu items.   Enjoy an evening of fun with art demonstrations, children's activities, music and more. 

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

History Day Update - Ruolin Yang goes on to State!

Canals and Locks - What America Has Forgotten
Ruolin Yang

We are excited to announce that Ruolin Yang who did the canal website we featured last month has qualified for the National History Day contest in June! She also won the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board Award for her project and received a check for archives use.

Congratulations, Ruolin!