Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Program Schedule


 

Date
June 13, 2022, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Walking Tour of the Powell Cemetery
Presenter
Tour leader, Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and Powell Liberty Historical Society volunteer
Summary
Sherry, a life long Powell resident, will lead us on a tour of the Powell Cemetery. Highlighted will be the graves of many Powell founders, and prominent citizens some of whom were members of Sherry's family. Join us for an interesting journey through the cemetery and learn more about Powel's past residents. Reservations are required. Meet at the Martin - Perry House. The tour will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. After the tour we will return to the Martin - Perry House for refreshments and pleasant conversation.

Date
July 11, 2022, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael, long time Powell resident and Powell Liberty Historical Society volunteer
Summary
Back by popular demand, Sherry Carmichael will lead us on a walking tour of downtown Powell. Sherry, long time and multigenerational Powell resident, will share her knowledge of Powell history through historic structures in our downtown. Highlighted will be current buildings which played a place in Powell's past. Along the way, Sherry will also share interesting anecdotes and stories. Meet at the Martin-Perry House, 103 East Olentangy St., at Grace Drive. After the tour join us at the Martin Perry House for refreshments and pleasant conversation with fellow Powell neighbors.

Date
August 08, 2022, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Waking Tour of Downtown Powell
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and Powell Liberty Historical Society volunteer
Summary
Once again Sherry Carmichael will lead us on a walking tour of downtown Powell. Sherry, long time and multigenerational Powell resident, will share her knowledge of Powell history through historic structures in our downtown. Highlighted will be current buildings which played a place in Powell's past. Along the way, Sherry will also share interesting anecdotes and stories. The tour will start at the Martin-Perry house, 103 West Olentangy St., at Grace Drive. Reservations are required. Join us after the tour at Martin-Perry house for refreshments and pleasant conversation with fellow Powell neighbors.

Date
September 12, 2022, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Title
Liberty Presbyterian Church, A Local Historic Gem
Presenter
Tracy Scott, retired teacher
Summary
Tracy will share with us the history of the church and its role in the development of Powell. This program will be presented at Liberty church. Included will be a tour of the church and grounds, highlighting some interesting historical facts.

Date
October 10, 2022, 07:48 PM - 09:48 PM
Title
Life on Big Bear Farms
Presenter
Diane Cordial, wife, and daughters of Charles Cordial, manager of Big Bear Farms
Summary
Diane Cordial and her daughters will share with us their life on the Big Bear Farms, managed by her husband Charles from early 60s to 1980's. Highlighted will be sometimes happy or sad, and sometimes difficult or rewarding, and sometimes poignant or humorous stories of their life on the farm. Big Bear Farms hold a prominent place in Powell's history. Join us for what proves to be an interesting and informative step back in time when life in Powell was very different than it is today.

Date
November 14, 2022, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Title
Powell and the Civil War
Presenter
Amanda Henning, Manager Powell Library, PLHS volunteer
Summary
Mandy will highlight some Powell Civil War veterans and talk about some national campaigns and battles.