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422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
419-423-4433

April 2020

Classic Movie Night: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) *CANCELLED*

April 17 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG) 1981, starring Harrison Ford and Karen Allen! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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Why They Marched: Guided Book Discussion *POSTPONED*

April 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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This event is postponed at this time. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. Join Dr. Elizabeth Buchanan and Dr. Kathy Mason from the University of Findlay on Sunday, April 26th for a guided book discussion featuring "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right To Vote" by Susan Ware. Share personal stories and connections to women's equality. Learn more about the history…

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Forgetting My Mother: Lecture by Dan Cryer *CANCELLED*

April 28 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us Tuesday, April 28th at noon for a lecture on "Forgetting My Mother: A Blues from from the Heartland" by author and Findlay native, Dan Cryer. Dan a former book critic and Pulitzer Prize finalist, was only eight years old when his mother unexpectedly died. In their grief, he and his siblings shut out all memories of their beloved Pauline. In this haunting memoir, Cryer recreates his quest to discover this gentle mystery woman, her small-town midwestern milieu, and…

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May 2020

Classic Movie Night: The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

May 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for The Poseidon Adventure (PG) 1972, starring Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine & Shelley Winters! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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June 2020

Victorian Front Porch Tea

June 13 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Enjoy the warm breezes of summer with a tea party on the front porch of the historic Hull House! This event is for children ages 6-12 with an accompanying adult. Guests are encouraged to bring their American Girl doll and come dressed for the occasion. Participants will enjoy tea and treats served by the Victorian Ladies, while learning about proper etiquette for a Victorian tea party. Afterwards, enjoy lawn games and crafts from the 19th century. Cost: $30 per pair…

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Classic Movie Night: Dinner at Eight (1933)

June 19 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Dinner at Eight (PG) 1933, starring Marie Dressler, John Barrymore & Wallace Beery! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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History with a Twist: Craft Cocktail Competition

June 20 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for a unique event, combining history with the art of mixology! History with a Twist, HHM’s second annual craft cocktail competition, will take place on the Museum grounds. Some of Findlay’s finest bartenders from your favorite local establishments will create original craft cocktails inspired by history. The cocktails must pay homage to American, state, or local history, whether in technique, title, or ingredients. Guests will have the opportunity to taste each of the cocktails, while enjoying live music…

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July 2020

Ice Cream Social

July 4 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Celebrate Independence Day with an old-fashioned ice cream social on the front porch of the Hull House! Museum facilities are closed for tours.

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Classic Movie Night: Sunset Blvd. (1950)

July 17 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Sunset Blvd. (PG) 1950, starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson & Erich von Stroheim! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration Tea

July 25 at 12:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage! It was just another tea party, a well-behaved group of women passing cups of brewed beverages setting in motion the convention on women's rights. Stay tuned for more details coming this summer! Time: TBA  

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August 2020

Exploring Our Roots: Farm Day

August 15 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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While agriculture is still one of the largest industries in our county, many of us are now several generations removed from the farm. How does our food get to the grocery store shelf or our dinner table? Families are invited to join us this summer as we explore our farming roots! Look for more information coming this summer!      

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Classic Movie Night: Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

August 21 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Sullivan’s Travels (PG) 1941, starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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September 2020

Classic Movie Night: Rebecca (1940)

September 18 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Rebecca (PG) 1940, starring Laurence Olivier & Joan Fontaine! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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October 2020

Classic Movie Night: Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

October 16 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Arsenic and Old Lace (PG) 1944, starring Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane & Raymond Massey! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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Spooktacular!

October 24 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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The Hancock Historical Museum will host an evening of fun for all ages at a Halloween “Spooktacular!” on Saturday, October 24th from 5-8pm. Enjoy tours through the "haunted" Hull House, built in 1881. Sample seasonal treats cooked over the hearth in the historic Crawford Log House. Decorate pumpkins and cookies. Children will enjoy face-painting, crafts and games throughout the museum’s multiple buildings. Guests are encouraged to come in costume! The Children’s Museum of Findlay, Hancock Parks District, and the Blanchard…

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November 2020

Honoring Our Heroes: Veterans Day Program

November 8 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Learn about Hancock County’s legacy of military service as we honor our veterans and active duty military personnel. Refreshments are provided and admission is free for veterans.

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Classic Movie Night: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

November 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (PG) 1957, starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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December 2020

Christmas Open House

December 5 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Saturday, December 5, 5-8pm & Sunday, December 6, 1-4pm Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to the museum and enjoy the season with a bit of history! Stroll through our campus, beautifully decorated for the holidays. Join the Hull family as they celebrate Christmas in the 1890's, sit by the fire in the Crawford Log House, savor hot cider and seasonal goodies. Enjoy crafts and games for children, and a visit by Father Christmas! Refreshments provided. $1.00 per…

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Christmas Open House

December 6 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Saturday, December 5, 5-8pm & Sunday, December 6, 1-4pm Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to the museum and enjoy the season with a bit of history! Stroll through our campus, beautifully decorated for the holidays. Join the Hull family as they celebrate Christmas in the 1890's, sit by the fire in the Crawford Log House, savor hot cider and seasonal goodies. Enjoy crafts and games for children, and a visit by Father Christmas! Refreshments provided. $1.00 per…

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Classic Movie Night: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

December 18 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Christmas in Connecticut (G) 1945, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan & Sydney Greenstreet! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! See the full list of 2020 Classic Movies here!

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