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    . \n\n#VotesForWomen #Herstory #History #BecauseOfHerStory #WomensHistory #19thAmendment #WomensSuffrage #Suffrage #Suffragist #LocalHistory #Storytelling #HistoryMakers","created_time":"2020-08-20T18:07:28+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-20T19:08:53+0000"},{"src":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-9\/118072031_3263990293679615_1928583100854552000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=LsJwT81DEJwAX9DUfxd&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=c73b6dcca92e3248383d0ed4650365cd&oe=5F96DC09","thumb":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-0\/p75x225\/118072031_3263990293679615_1928583100854552000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=LsJwT81DEJwAX9DUfxd&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&tp=6&oh=335ba10e999b8994654f5974044998c6&oe=5F97091A","height":225,"width":300,"txt":"","created_time":"2020-08-19T01:14:53+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-19T01:15:18+0000"},{"src":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-9\/118196282_3263989627013015_9036393857625482307_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=Cgwz2A-a09MAX9dqGqI&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=3128669eecf11d75549ee53ed40988ba&oe=5F944DE9","thumb":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-0\/p75x225\/118196282_3263989627013015_9036393857625482307_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=Cgwz2A-a09MAX9dqGqI&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&tp=6&oh=78f7a919eb843bee777db709788c772a&oe=5F97617A","height":225,"width":300,"txt":"","created_time":"2020-08-19T01:14:53+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-19T01:15:18+0000"},{"src":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-9\/118081742_3263205267091451_6017840398219652491_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=s4KLH-7W5qoAX8jNbJ7&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=c3bcf6e34df33c74f086094f2397ed1c&oe=5F96A583","thumb":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-0\/p75x225\/118081742_3263205267091451_6017840398219652491_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=s4KLH-7W5qoAX8jNbJ7&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&tp=6&oh=f20233fa97bcd4f523647ccce276a15a&oe=5F94D714","height":225,"width":314,"txt":"#OnThisDay in 1920, (100 years ago!) Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. After a grueling 14-month ratification campaign, the fight to make the amendment a reality came down to a single member of Tennessee's House of Representatives\u2014Harry T. Burn\u2014choosing to switch his vote. (At the time, few knew that Burn carried a letter in his pocket from his mother, urging him to "be a good boy" and support ratification). Tennessee's approval gave the 19th Amendment the necessary number of state ratifications to become part of the U.S. Constitution.\n\nMake sure you learn about Hancock County and Ohio's suffragists by coming to the museum and checking our our exhibit "A Story of Persistence: The Women's Suffrage Movement." \n\n#VotesForWomen #Herstory #History #BecauseOfHerStory #WomensHistory #19thAmendment #WomensSuffrage #Suffrage #Suffragist #LocalHistory #Storytelling #HistoryMakers","created_time":"2020-08-18T18:51:19+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-18T19:52:24+0000"},{"src":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-9\/118192029_3260294797382498_8155495138769189245_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=cm5oe795fScAX-4RHY5&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=8e57635758c79b9e9ba5d5b72ed8267e&oe=5F9604EA","thumb":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-0\/p75x225\/118192029_3260294797382498_8155495138769189245_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=cm5oe795fScAX-4RHY5&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&tp=6&oh=d9b4c5058498e76ef2cf35acd16940f6&oe=5F9575F9","height":225,"width":281,"txt":"Have you voted for your favorite History with a Twist: Craft Cocktail Competition cocktail?! Each unique drink inspired by history and YOU get to choose the winner! There is still time to pick up a passport at the museum or any participating establishment. However, votes are due this FRIDAY, August 21st by 5:00pm to be entered for a chance to win a prize package! Visit our website to see how to vote for your favorite https:\/\/hancockhistoricalmuseum.org\/history-with-a-twist\/\n\n#HistorywithaTwist #SupportLocal #DowntownFindlay #SocialFindlay #MuddledwiththeMuseum","created_time":"2020-08-18T17:00:02+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-18T18:04:36+0000"},{"src":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-9\/117880311_3251404701604841_8886934676978341718_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=ZPVfnxe-gmgAX8iHGL7&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=6e8a04ce7c5fcbd44455355c96d06ec0&oe=5F951177","thumb":"https:\/\/scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net\/v\/t1.0-0\/p75x225\/117880311_3251404701604841_8886934676978341718_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=ZPVfnxe-gmgAX8iHGL7&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&tp=6&oh=71a51e4b5fdb414debd8799d5119f86e&oe=5F9541E8","height":225,"width":400,"txt":"We are excited to announce reservations are now open for the 2020 Farm to Table Dinner! Celebrate the abundance of the season with an unforgettable dining experience at the historic Glick-Pepple barn in Jenera. Enjoy an all locally sourced, five course meal prepared by Jeanna Haggard, Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition at Bluffton University, with wine pairings while surrounded by the unparalleled rustic beauty of Hancock County. We will be complying with all safety and social distancing standards for this unique outdoor dining experience. It\u2019s an evening you won\u2019t want to miss!\n\nThis event fills up quickly! To make your reservation, call the museum at 419-423-4433 or visit our website at https:\/\/hancockhistoricalmuseum.org\/events\/farm-to-table-dinner-2-2\/.","created_time":"2020-08-14T20:10:49+0000","updated_time":"2020-08-14T21:16:08+0000"}]" data-scroll_interval="0">
  • It's time for #TriviaTuesday again! How much do you know about Findlay's early history? If you want to share your knowledge or to just learn more about Findlay's history, take our quiz on our Facebook and Instagram stories!<br />
#MuseumFromHome #FindlayOh #DowntownFindlay #Discover419 #go419 #Trivia #Findlay #wereinthistogether #OhioStrong #Museum #HancockHistoricalMuseum #HancockCounty #HancockCountyOhio #museums #Ohio #OhioHistory #NwOhio #Ohiofindithere #explore419 #igers_nwohio
  • #OnThisDay in 1920, A sales agency and service department for Grant tires and insoles, manufactured in findlay by the Grant Tire and Rubber Company was opened at 621 S Main Street in the McKelvy Block. The owners of the business were J. A. Kieffer and M. B. Spitler. <br />
In 1937, this location became the State Theater. <br />
Pictured: Charles Bibler test driving a Grant Car on North Main Street.<br />
#ThrowBackThursday #TBT #OTD #MuseumFromHome #FindlayOh #DowntownFindlay #Discover419 #go419 #Trivia #Findlay #wereinthistogether #OhioStrong #Museum #HancockHistoricalMuseum #HancockCounty #HancockCountyOhio #museums #Ohio #OhioHistory #NwOhio #Ohiofindithere #explore419 #igers_nwohio
  • #WomanCrushWednesday Dorothy Peterman was born in Amanda Township in Hancock County to Roland and Frances Peterman on January 22, 1910. Dorothy married Jacob Flechtner on November 11, 1934. He worked for Mennel Milling Company in Fostoria from 1950-1966. They had no children. Dorothy was chief telephone operator for Fostoria and Tiffin at the Ohio Bell Telephone Company from 1928-1967. The Flechtners moved to Findlay in 1950 and lived at 825 South West Street. In 1962 they moved to 1025 Woodside Drive. From 1967-1972, Dorothy was director of Women’s Activities for the national Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. specializing in political and economic education. She was also a member of the Findlay Area Chamber of Commerce. The Flechtners lived at 115 Fairview Drive when they returned to Findlay from Washington in 1972. In 1982, they moved to 122 East Eagle Street. Mrs. Flechtner was the charter president of the Fostoria and Tiffin Business and Professional Women’s Clubs and the Zonta Club of Findlay. As a member of the Hancock County Republican Women, Dorothy was also campaign manager for Tennyson Guyer in 1972. She was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church, among many other local organizations. She died on January 10, 1984 at age 73 of bladder cancer. She donated her body to the OSU College of Medicine. <br />
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#WCW #WomensHistory #History #Herstory #LocalHistory #Storytelling #Findlay #FindlayOh #FindlayOhio #DowntownFindlay #HistoryMakers #professionalwomen #MuseumFromHome #FindlayOh #DowntownFindlay #Discover419 #go419 #Findlay #HancockHistoricalMuseum #HancockCounty #HancockCountyOhio #museums #Ohio #NwOhio #Ohiofindithere #explore419 #igers_nwohio
  • On September 17, the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will be hosting a Zoom discussion on Susan Ware's book "Why They Marched." The discussion will include an overview of the Women's Suffrage Movement nationally by Dr. Kathy Mason of the University of Findlay, and a closer look at our local Suffragist leaders by our Curator, Joy Bennett.  Dr. Elizabeth Buchanan of the University of Findlay will also be helping lead the book discussion. The book is available through the library, and also for sale in the museum's gift shop! Register for the Zoom by contacting hwalter@findlaylibrary.org . <br />
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#VotesForWomen #Herstory #History #BecauseOfHerStory #WomensHistory #19thAmendment #WomensSuffrage #Suffrage #Suffragist #LocalHistory #Storytelling #HistoryMakers
  • #OnThisDay in 1920, (100 years ago!) Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. After a grueling 14-month ratification campaign, the fight to make the amendment a reality came down to a single member of Tennessee's House of Representatives—Harry T. Burn—choosing to switch his vote. (At the time, few knew that Burn carried a letter in his pocket from his mother, urging him to "be a good boy" and support ratification). Tennessee's approval gave the 19th Amendment the necessary number of state ratifications to become part of the U.S. Constitution.<br />
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Make sure you learn about Hancock County and Ohio's suffragists by coming to the museum and checking our our exhibit "A Story of Persistence: The Women's Suffrage Movement." <br />
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#VotesForWomen #Herstory #History #BecauseOfHerStory #WomensHistory #19thAmendment #WomensSuffrage #Suffrage #Suffragist #LocalHistory #Storytelling #HistoryMakers
  • Have you voted for your favorite History with a Twist: Craft Cocktail Competition cocktail?! Each unique drink inspired by history and YOU get to choose the winner! There is still time to pick up a passport at the museum or any participating establishment. However, votes are due this FRIDAY, August 21st by 5:00pm to be entered for a chance to win a prize package! Visit our website to see how to vote for your favorite https://hancockhistoricalmuseum.org/history-with-a-twist/<br />
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#HistorywithaTwist #SupportLocal #DowntownFindlay #SocialFindlay #MuddledwiththeMuseum
  • We are excited to announce reservations are now open for the 2020 Farm to Table Dinner! Celebrate the abundance of the season with an unforgettable dining experience at the historic Glick-Pepple barn in Jenera. Enjoy an all locally sourced, five course meal prepared by Jeanna Haggard, Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition at Bluffton University, with wine pairings while surrounded by the unparalleled rustic beauty of Hancock County. We will be complying with all safety and social distancing standards for this unique outdoor dining experience. It’s an evening you won’t want to miss!<br />
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This event fills up quickly! To make your reservation, call the museum at 419-423-4433 or visit our website at https://hancockhistoricalmuseum.org/events/farm-to-table-dinner-2-2/.