Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Program Schedule


 

Date
August 29, 2022, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Rescheduled Walking Tour of Powell Cemetery
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Summary
Sherry Carmichael, a lifelong Powell resident, will lead us through the cemetery, highlighting graves of many past influential Powell residents who helped in the development of Powell.

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 Presbyterian church. Included will be a tour of the church, highlighting some interesting historical facts.

Date
October 10, 2022, 07:00 PM - 09:00 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 11, 2022, 06:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Title
NA
Presenter
R J Basista, re-enactor
Summary
Once again, we will enjoy the company of RJ Basista, Pioneer Reenactor, who will set up camp on the Martin- Perry House lawn. RJ, along with some fellow reenactors, will be on hand Friday evening November 11 to tell pioneer tales around the campfire, and all day on Saturday November 12, to see demonstrations of pioneer life. There will be demonstrations, storytelling, and perhaps some military maneuvers. Something for everyone.

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.