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The Darrtown Bicentennial received support in various forms from individuals, couples, families, companies, and organizations.


Commemorative Donors



William K. "Bink" Bufler, Bessie (Shears) Bufler, and Marjorie A. Bufler

> Donor: Dale E. Bufler



William "Billy" Collins

> Donors: Harlan and Gerri Miller



Earl and Florence (Hunkler) Conrad

> Donors: Walter H. Amrein and Elizabeth J. (Conrad) Amrein



Clarence and Elizabeth "Betty" Dees

> Donor: Fay (Dees) O'Brien



Evans, Wilbur

> Donors: Marna and Rebecca Evans



Gordon and Kay Gallagher

> Donors: Shawn and Donna (Jewell) Gallagher



Edward and Clara (Ruppert) Hunkler

> Donors: Walter H. Amrein and Elizabeth J. Amrein



Paul and Myrtle (Gault) Jewell

> Donors: Shawn and Donna (Jewell) Gallagher



Owen L. and Helen Kelly

> Charles W. Beasley and Jean Kelly Beasley



Albert and Bernice (Weiss) Lindley

> Donors: John "Jack" and Betty (Lindley) Daniels

> Donors: Fred and Deborah (Kelly) Lindley



Richard Martin, Jr. and Betty (Alston) Martin

> Donor: Rick Martin



R. Kirk II and Bette (Mahaffey) Mee

> Donor: Linda (Mee) Fawcett

> Donor: R. Kirk Mee III



Joe and Janet (Finkbine) Pater

> Donors: Joe and Janet (Finkbine) Pater



Waldo and Anna (Alston) Stumpf

> Donors: Steve and Linda Alexander

> Donors: Gene and Freda (Stumpf) Derickson



Raymond "Crow" Wiley and Emma Matilene (Cartwright) Wiley

> Donors: Roger and Joanie Wiley

> Donors: Ron and Kathy (Young) Wiley



Granville A. Wills and Georgia W. Wills

> Donor: Granville Wills, Jr.

> Donor: Helen (Wills) Marchant

> Donor: Janice (Wills) Petri

Memories of the following individuals were commemorated

with financial contributions to the Darrtown Bicentennial by the persons listed as donors.




Village Square



Devore’s Land & Water Gardens – Hamilton, OH

M&M Land Designs – Darrtown, OH

Milford Township Trustees

     Neals Directional Drilling

     Paul Gillespie

     Shademakers Nursery & Landscape – Oxford, OH

Donors at the

Darrtown Gathering

Hitching Post

December 8, 2012

Bicentennial Steering Committee members

Kroger - Hamilton, Ohio

Guy & Gloria Metcalf

Sean Hurley

Delores Wagonfield

(after winning the "Split the Pot" raffle, Delores donated her half to the Bicentennial Fund)

Pitch Tournament


The United States Playing Card Company was the official sponsor of the Darrtown Bicentennial Pitch Tournament.


USPC cooperated with Bicentennial planners in the design and production of the commemorative playing cards that were developed specifically for the Bicentennial Pitch Tournament.

Ace Hardware – Oxford, OH


Baker Hardware – Hamilton, OH


Bob Evans Restaurant – Main Street, Hamilton, OH


Car Star Body Repair – Oxford, OH


Cathy Richardson – Commemorative throw


Charles Wagonfield – handcrafted, wooden toys


Devore’s Land & Water Gardens – Hamilton, OH


Dingledine Basic Materials – Somerville, OH


Don’s Carry-out – Darrtown, OH


Dunkleberger & Sons - Somerville, OH


Dunkleberger Lawn & Garden - Hamilton, OH


Eric’s Pizza – Darrtown, OH


Hot Head Burrito – Hamilton, OH: $20 in coupons


Hitching Post – Darrtown, OH


Jeff Lancaster – golf pro; Liberty Country Club – Liberty, IN


Jeff Pohlman Tires - Oxford, OH


Megan’s Grocery – Somerville, OH


Noonan’s – Hamilton, OH: Basket of wines


Presidio Pines Bed & Breakfast – Darrtown, OH: Certificate for one night's stay

Reffitt’s Garage – McGonigle, OH: $50 certificate for one lube, oil, and filter


Reffitt’s Garage – McGonigle, OH: $50 certificate for one lube, oil, and filter


Ron Wiley – Handcrafted, Bicentennial walking sticks (from village square trees)


Rural King – Hamilton, OH: $25 gift card


Smith History Library - Lane Library in Oxford – Oxford, OH


Staples – Hamilton, OH


Stehlin’s Meat Market – Colerain Twp., Hamilton County, OH


Steve Menke


Stevenson’s Marathon Oil – McGonigle, OH: $129 Marathon coupon


Texas Roadhouse – Hamilton, OH: $40 in coupons


Whistle Stop – Oxford, OH


White Garden Bed & Breakfast – Oxford, OH

Bicentennial Dinner & Fundraiser

Milford Township Community Center - March 23, 2013


The following links connect to three types of support cited on this page:

[Commemorative]     [Commercial]     [Grants]

The following organizations generously awarded financial grants to the Darrtown Bicentennial Fund.

The Oxford Community Foundation

The Smith Trust

The Butler Rural Electric Cooperative

The Hamilton Community Foundation

This page is designed to recognize and thank all who contributed.

The Darrtown Bicentennial Steering Committee is most appreciative of the support received.