Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Programs Videos

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A Ride on the C D & M (Columbus, Delaware and Marion Railroad Company)

Jack Hilborn's presentation recorded at the Martin-Perry House July 9, 2018 Lighting conditions are not optimal. Approximately the first half is exposed for the room and the screen is not visible. The screen is somewhat more visible in the second half but the speaker and the room are underexposed.

Jul-09-2018

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The Four Corners and the Railroad Crossing

Police Chief Gary Vest remembered 23 years of service to Powell.

Apr-08-2019

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2019 Walking tour of downtown Powell

Video of tour courtesy of Bud Cahill.

Aug-12-2019

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History of the Liberty Township Fire Department

Battalion Chief Jim Reeves presented the history of the Liberty Township fire department from the early '90s to the present.

Mar-09-2020

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Historic House and Garden Tour

Video of Carole Wilhelm's presentation at the July 2019 program.

Jul-08-2019

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The Story of the Historical Marker Database

Presentation by Jose Prats, May 13, 2019. Jose conceived the idea of the database, developed it, and is responsible for its maintenance and operation.

May-13-2019

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Historic House and Garden Tour-With Slides

Video of Carole Wilhelm's July 8, 2019 presentation with presentation slides superimposed. Describes the formation of PLHS, renovation of the Martin-Perry House and the role of the Powell Garden Club in developing and maintaining the gardens

Jul-08-2019

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Historic House and Garden Tour - Slides with Audio

The presentation slides used at the July 8, 2019 program with recorded narration

Jul-08-2019

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Hyattsville, "A Railroad Town": the village, the man and his house

Sherry Carmichael's History of Hyatts presentation from June 10, 2019. The presentation slides are superimposed on the video.

Jun-10-2019

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History of Hyatts Slides with Audio

The slides used by Sherry Carmichael for the June 10, 2019 program with the recorded audio. An interview with Craig Carmichael, current owner of Mr. Hyatt's house is included.

Jun-10-2019

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Area High School Students Work Toward Gold and Eagle Awards

Presentation by Abbie Oglibee and Gavin Bull describing girl and boy scout programs.

Feb-11-2020

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Gavin Bull's Slides for Scouting Program

Slides with audio from Gavin Bull's presentation February 10, 2020

Feb-10-2020

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The Story Behind the Stories

Presentation by Linda Foster for virtual program. Recorded on October 7, 2020 for October 12, 2020 program.

Oct-11-2020

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Homefront Knitting Supported WW I and WW II Troops

Gretchen Curtis' presentation for the November 9, 2020 program prerecorded on November 3, 2020.

Nov-09-2020

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100 Miles Downstream

Presented by Brett Carmichael for the Feb. 8, 2021 program. The presentation was recorded on Feb. 3 and made available for viewing on Feb. 8.

Feb-07-2021

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The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

March 8, 2021 presentation by Dr. Alice Frasier describing the 1918 pandemic with comparisons to Covid 19. The similarities of the the two pandemics are reviewed and some of the differences between the two viruses are presented.

Mar-07-2021

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A Look at Ohio's Historic Barns

Video recorded for Dan Troth's presentation about timber framed barns focusing on restoration and relocation of barns from the 1800s.

Apr-12-2021

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All Men Should Be Free

Dr. Ronald St. Pierre portrays the Rev. John Rankin as he delivers an address to the Ohio Anti-Slavery Society in 1851.

May-10-2021

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Walking Tour of the Powell Cemetery

A video of the walking tour of the Powell Cemetery hosted by Sherry Carmichael. The tour highlights the first burial (Sherry's great, great, great grandfather) and several other significant former residents of Powell with highlights of Powell history along the way.

Jun-28-2021

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Interview with Don Bell

An interview with Don Bell conducted by Carole Wilhelm on June 25, 2021 for the September 2021 Program. Don grew up in Powell and attended the Powell School all 12 years. He has many humorous anecdotes about Powell in the '30s and '40s.

Sep-06-2021

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Don Bell Interview - Extras

A few extra clips from the Don Bell interview, not included in the main video, that reveal more of Don's personality.

Sep-06-2021

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Honoring Veterans of Powell and Liberty Township

Video prerecorded on November 1, 2021 for the November 8, 2021 program honoring veterans. The presenters are Marilyn Battin, Amanda Henning, and Sherry Carmichael. Veterans from the Revolutionary War to current day are highlighted with interesting anecdotes and photographs.

Nov-08-2021

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