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The Tippecanoe Historical Society plans and/or takes part in many local projects and events. We are always looking for fun and interesting ways to share the rich history of Tipp City, Ohio and the people who have lived here.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, any and all events are subject to change and/or cancellation.


Calendar of Events

JANUARY 2021
January 15 | Quarterly Newsletter
 

 
FEBRUARY 2021
2nd Tuesday | Annual Business Meeting - Held during February Board Meeting
 

 
MARCH 2021
No Events Scheduled
 

 
APRIL 2021
CANCELLED | Annual Banquet - Zion Lutheran Church

April 15 | Quarterly Newsletter
 

 
MAY 2021
CANCELLED | Community Garage Sale - Tipp City
Table at corner of Tippecanoe and Kiser Streets. Donation of sale items welcomed.

CANCELLED | Museum Open House - Tipp City
Open house at the Tippecanoe Historical Society Museum located at the corner of 3rd and Walnut Streets featuring special displays and refreshments.
 

 
JUNE 2021
CANCELLED | "If Tombstones Could Talk" - Maple Hill Cemetery (Rain date - June 9) At this popular annual event, Tipp City citizens - from days gone by - are chosen and brought to life by volunteers who pose as the individuals and relate their life stories.

TBD | Vintage in the Village - Main Street - Downtown Tipp City Tippecanoe Historical Society will have a booth on Main Street.
 

 
JULY 2021
July 15 | Quarterly Newsletter
 

 
AUGUST 2021
No Events Scheduled
 

 
SEPTEMBER 2021
TBA | Museum Open House - Tipp City
Open house at the Tippecanoe Historical Society Museum located at the corner of 3rd and Walnut Streets featuring special displays and refreshments.

TBD | Tipp City Mum Festival - Tipp City Park
Tippecanoe Historical Society float in Mum Festival parade. Booth at City Park.
 

 
OCTOBER 2021
October 15 | Quarterly Newsletter
 

 
NOVEMBER 2021
TBA | Souper Super - Zion Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall
Enjoy the ambience of community and some great fall food! Menu includes a variety of soups, sandwiches and cookies. Take home a unique handmade bowl as a memento.
 

 
DECEMBER 2021
TBD | Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Home Tour
Tippecanoe Historical Society provides information boards for homes on the tour.
 

 

Projects

Veterans Recognition Project
The Tippecanoe Historical Society, in conjunction with the Tippecanoe High School Library/Media Center and Archive Club is gathering information about Tipp City veterans. Tippecanoe High School is focusing on veterans that are alumni of the school while we focus on additional veteran residents - dating back to the formation of Tipp City. We are excited that at the end of this long-term effort, we will have a complete database of historic value that will include all local men and women who have served our country. We are currently looking for volunteers to help research this project. Volunteers will review books and papers to gather as much information as possible, including name, year of graduation, branch of service, rank, years of service, deployment information, service awards, etc. If you are interested in taking part in this important project, please email info@tippecanoehistoricalsociety.org.

Century Homes Project
The Tippecanoe Historical Society is working with the Tipp City Foundation to recognize homes and buildings within Tipp City that can be authenticated as being at least 100 years old. Residents who have a home or building that they would like to submit for consideration should email info@tippecanoehistoricalsociety.org for more information.

Oral History Project
In recognition of Ohio's Bicentennial, the Tippecanoe Historical Society gathered oral histories of Tipp City. These stories became the basis of a play entitled "Tippecanoe - Our Story", performed in October 2004, in honor of our 25th anniversary. Excerpts from the play are available for presentation and are both informational and entertaining. Each excerpt is approximately 25-30 minutes in length. A sequel entitled "Tippecanoe - Our Lives" was subsequently written and performed in July 2007. Tapes are available for viewing at the Museum.


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