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ALSTON, VIRGIL:

     Biography

ALSTON, WALTER:

     Biography

     Christmas parties for kids at the Hitching Post

     Monument Dedication - village square

     Parades - honor "Smokey" Alston

     Snapshots of Walter visiting the Champion Paper and Fiber company

     Walter Alston Day at Miami University  - Scroll to 2012, late April and 2012, May 5

ANECDOTES, FOLKLORE AND TRIVIA related to Darrtown

ATHLETIC TEAMS, WITH A DARRTOWN CONNECTION:

     Darrtown amateur baseball

     Darrtown amateur baseball record of wins and losses - largely compiled from the diaries of L.A. Miller

     Image of the 1920 Darrtown amateur baseball team that played a three-game series with professional pitchers

     Darrtown High School - after page opens, scroll to 1928 for image of Butler County championship team

     Hanover 1941 summer baseball

     Oxford Stewart High School 1944 baseball and basketball teams

     Sports stories from Darrtown's past

ARMY, YOUTH ORGANIZATION

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BAPTIST CHURCH (closed, circa 2016)

BASEBALL, DARRTOWN

     1920 series - featuring professional pitchers; see events/misc/sports and also see Miller diaries/background

     Amateur, sponsorship

BECKETT, DON - inducted into the Butler County Softball Hall of Honor

BECKETT FIELD

BICENTENNIAL, DARRTOWN

     Activities / miscellaneous images

     Guest list

     Proclamations from state of Ohio

     Program of events

     Souvenirs

     Steering committee - members and minutes of meetings

     Summary - narrative and pictorial

     Support

          Commemorative

          Commercial

          Grants

          Supporters

     Village Square projects

BILL'S BOARD - A tribute to Earl "Red" Huber, by Bill Moeller of the Hamilton Journal News

BOOSTER ASSOCIATION - Darrtown-Collinsville youth baseball and softball

BRINCEFIELD QUARTET

BUFLER CONSTRUCTION - image of house constructed in Darrtown

BUFLER'S GROCERY

BUFLER'S JEWELRY

BUS LINE - once served Darrtown

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CEMETERY AT DARRTOWN - includes info on pioneer section, newer section, and provides link to interactive map

CENTENNIAL INFORMATION - narrative of Darrtown events through the years

CEREMONY FOR VETERANS - in village square during the Bicentennial

CHAMPION PAPER & FIBER employees from Darrtown and vicinity

CHAW RAW HILL - see Place Names and Darrtown Chronology - scroll to 1806-circa

CHRONOLOGY OF DARRTOWN

CHURCHES OF DARRTOWN - see Lutheran, Methodist, and Baptist (note, Baptist church closed circa-2016)

CLARK'S BASKETBALL TEAM

COLORS, DARRTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

COMMUNITY NEWS ITEMS

CONE'S BIOGRAPHICAL & HISTORICAL SKETCHES - see Research and locate reference to Cone's publication

CONSTABLE OWEN KELLY - see Biography and Obituary

COOLEY HOUSE - see Cooley and also see Wagonfield

CORN-HUSKING CONTESTS

COUNTY COURTHOUSE CONNECTION - scroll to "Conrad courted courthouse"

CORNET BAND

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DARR, CONRAD - and Conrad Darr advertises lots for sale in Darr's Town

DARR GAS & OIL COMPANY

DARR, JOHN - Dies from being struck by auto and John Darr remembered

DARRTOWN CEMETERY - includes "interactive" map of burial sites

DARRTOWN FAMILY TREE

DARRTOWN NEWS ARTICLES - see Recollections and select "Community"

DARRTOWN PIKE - after page opens, scroll to "1842-1846"

DAVIS CORNER - Intersection of Ohio state routes 73 and 177

DEPOTS - Railroad, in the vicinity of Darrtown

DIARIES OF L.A. MILLER - see Background and Excerpts

DILLINGER, JOHN - see Gatherings 2 (scroll to Ron Wiley section)

DIPLOMAS, DARRTOWN HIGH SCHOOL - see Fillager family page (scroll to diploma section)

DIT-DOT PAINT COMPANY

DOCTORS

DON'S CARRYOUT

DRAFT REGISTRATION, WW1

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E-DOT PARK, BACKGROUND

ELECTION OF CONSTABLE KELLY

ELECTRICITY, RURAL, IN BUTLER COUNTY, OHIO

ESSAY CONTEST - RULES, RUBRIC, & WINNERS

EWBANK, WILBUR "WEEB" (scroll to 1988 meeting)

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FALL FESTIVAL, AS THEME OF ANNUAL DARRTOWN REUNION

FAMILY TREE - Darrtown community

FARM BUREAU - Milford Township

FERGUSON SERVICE STATION & GROCERY FIRE

FIRE DEPARTMENT - Milford Township

FISHERMAN PRESS

FLAG POLE - IN VILLAGE SQUARE, DEDICATION - see Military page and flag pole and Ceremony for Veterans

FLOOD OF 1913 - after page opens, scroll to Great Miami River flood of 1913

FOLKLORE, ANECDOTES AND TRIVIA

FOUNDING OF DARRTOWN

FOUR MILE VALLEY RAILROAD

FRANCIS FILLING STATION - see Businesses 1 and Liebrich family page

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GAS, NATURAL - see Darr Oil and Gas Co.

GATHERINGS

GENEALOGY - related to Darrtown pioneer families

GLARDON'S GROCERY

GROUND OBSERVER CORPS - Darrtown station

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HANGMAN'S HOLLOW

HISTORICAL RESEARCH

HISTORIC SITES - see Krebs' place and covered bridge at Collinsville

HISTORY - BIOGRAPHICAL - CYCLOPEDIA - Darrtown

HITCHING POST HISTORY - see Early History and Businesses 2

HITCHING POST CHRISTMAS PARTIES FOR KIDS

HORSEPOWER - Transitioning from live to mechanical (anecdotes from the L.A. Miller diaries)

HORSE "PULLING" CONTEST

HOT STOVE LEAGUE

HUBER, EARL:

     Biography

     Huber family page

     Hitching Post

     Christmas parties for children

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IMAGES - Early 20th century life - streets of Hamilton, Ohio

INTERACTIVE MAP - of Darrtown cemetery

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JERICO, OHIO - see Lutheran church  and  Miller 1910 diary (see March 7)

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KELLY, OWEN - see Biography and Obituary  

KIRKPATRICK TAVERN

     Chronology of Darrtown - scroll to the year "1845"

     The Milford House

     Harris Family - see "Harris / Kirkpatrick / Mee connection"

KIT CURRY - a famous four-footed trotter from Darrtown; see Kyger family

KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS - Darrtown Lodge #578

KREBS (CHARLES) RESIDENCE - cited in Library of Congress as "historic site"

K.U.W.L. CLUB - a precursor to the Progressive Club

KYGER CABIN - believed to be one of the earliest residences in the Darrtown area


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LANDSCAPING - IN VILLAGE SQUARE

LANE'S MILL

LOTS IN DARRTOWN - Info about enumeration and size of lots (open page and scroll to "Metrics")

LUTHERAN CHURCH

LUTHER'S LEDGER - record of persons who patronized Luther McVicker's garage

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MAIL DELIVERY - first rural free delivery in Ohio

MAPPING PROJECT - Darrtown cemetery

MAPS - Darrtown and Milford Township and Map - Milford Township, 1836

MCVICKER, DONALD - see Casualties of War and  Recollections of Lester Baumann and Recollections of Dale Bufler

MCVICKER HOMESTEAD

MCVICKER'S GARAGE

MEDAL OF HONOR - a commemorative medallion presented to military veterans during the Darrtown Bicentennial

MEMORIAL PARK

MEMORIAL - VETERANS

MEMORIAL - WALTER ALSTON

METHODIST CHURCH

MIAMI UNIVERSITY / ALSTON DAY

MILFORD HOUSE

MILFORD TOWNSHIP MAP, MCBRIDE - 1836

MILFORD TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL PARK  - including Monument Dedication

MILITARY VETERANS -

     Veterans grouped by wars

     Casualties of War

     Alphabetical list of known veterans

     World War II Honor Roll sign

     Dedication of Veterans Monument

     Dedication of Flagpole

     Medals of Honor

MILLER DIARIES

     Background - how the L.A. Miller diaries were acquired

     Excerpts - items from Mr. Miller's diaries that portray Darrtown during the first third of the 20th century.

MILLER, PAUL - Educator, Milford Township and beyond

MINISTERS - Lutheran Church

MINISTERS - Methodist Church

MONUMENTS & BENCHES - IN VILLAGE SQUARE

MURDER - 1865 - Murder, times two...

MURDER - 1884 - "Where's your mother, George?"

NAMES - Darrtown people

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NAMES - Darrtown people:

   - Darrtown Family Tree (page hosted at Ancestry.org)

   - Bicentennial guests (Guest Registry)

   - Knights of Pythias (membership list)

   - McVicker's Garage (Luther's ledger)

   - Military veterans (Honor Roll)

   - Talawanda Garden Club (membership list)

NAMES - places in Butler County, Ohio

NATURAL GAS - near Darrtown

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS/STORIES - Darrtown related

NICKNAMES - given to Darrtown people

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OBSERVATION TOWER

ODD FELLOWS SOCIETY

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PALS CLUB

PARADES, HONORING "SMOKEY" ALSTON

PASTORS - Darrtown Lutheran church pastors and Darrtown Methodist church pastors

PATTON, JON JEFFREY  - wrote Bachelor of Philosophy dissertation at Miami University; three excerpts of which appear in the "Recollections" section; see Lawrence Baumann, and Luther and Opal McVicker, and Virginia Teckman)

PAVER PROJECT

PENNANT RACE, NATIONAL LEAGUE, 1956

PHYSICIANS - Darrtown

PLACE NAMES, BUTLER COUNTY, OHIO - Lane Library resource; by Jim Blount of the Hamilton Journal News

PLAT OF DARRTOWN

     - Copy of original 1814 plat

     - Enhanced copy of plat, with lot numbers

PLOTS - Darrtown cemetery, interactive map

POOL HALL - existence confirmed

POPST HOTEL - existence confirmed; also mentioned in 1904 camping story and image

POST OFFICE - existence confirmed

POSTMASTERS

PRISCILLA CLUB

PROCLAMATIONS - related to Darrtown Bicentennial

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS - connections to Darrtown

PROGRESSIVE CLUB

PROPERTY RECORDS

PROPERTY SEARCH

PURPLE SKUNKS

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RAILROAD DEPOTS - in vicinity of Darrtown

RECOLLECTIONS - Memories - contributed by individuals and compiled from newspaper articles/clippings

REEB'S STORE

REUNIONS-Darrtown - Hosted by the Darrtown Reunion Committee

ROMANCE OF EARLY DAYS OF DARRTOWN (a tale of forbidden love)

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION - Butler County, Ohio

RURAL FREE DELIVERY - U.S. Mail (Darrtown, Collinsville, and Somerville were the first Ohio communities to have RFD)

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SALES TAX STAMPS

SCHMIDT, MARIE

SCHOOL COLORS - Darrtown High School

SCHOOL SITES - one-room schools, Milford Township

SHUCK'S GENERAL STORE

SITES, HISTORIC

SKATING RINK in Darrtown - see Francis Service Station story and 1900 parade story

SOUVENIRS - Bicentennial

SPORTS STORIES - DARRTOWN

SKETCHES - early farms

SMALL WORLD - reports of unexpected connections to Darrtown

SMOKEY'S BALLAD

SNAPSHOTS - images from the community; not related to any one family

SOFTBALL HALL OF HONOR AWARD - Don Beckett

SPORTS STORIES - related to Darrtown

STATE ROUTE 177 - as dirt road

STOCK PROTECTION COMPANY - stock refers to livestock

STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST - related to the Bicentennial

SUNDAY SCHOOL, UNION

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TALLAWANDA GARDEN CLUB

TALAWANDA PROGRESSIVE CLUB

TAX STAMPS - Ohio

TECKMAN TRUCKING

TELEPHONE COMPANY - Darrtown

TIMELINE - correlates Darrtown history with national and world events

TOWN HALL -

   - Existence referenced in Darrtown Chronology; see History / Chronology (scroll to "1826 or 1827")

   - Site indicated in 1914 map of Darrtown; see History / Maps (scroll to "1914 Map of Darrtown")

   - Image provided at Darrtown Lutheran church history; see organizations / Churches / Lutheran

TRACTION CAR

TRIVIA

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UHL'S TRUCKING

UNINCORPORATED VILLAGES - in Ohio, with names that start with the letter "D"

UNION SUNDAY SCHOOL

UNKNOWNS

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VARSITY LETTERS - Darrtown High School

VETERANS, MILITARY - from Darrtown and vicinity; alphabetical list of known veterans and casualties of war

VETERANS CEREMONY - during the Bicentennial

VILLAGE SQUARE PROJECTS

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WALTER ALSTON HIGHWAY - as part of State Rt. 177

WEDDINGS - Tom Thumb -1930s and Tom Thumb 1940s

WHEELBARROW BET

WORLD WAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION

WORLD WAR II HONOR ROLL

WORLD WAR II RATION BOOKS

WYCKOFF GROCERY

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