Next Meeting, at 7:30 Tuesday, June 13 . . . .

Early Aviation and Air Terminals
with Capt. Don Peters, Russ Arledge, Jim "Jet" Thompson, and Tom Kromer
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Myers Inn Open House -9-4 Monday, May 29

Myers Inn Museum and Gift Shop
home of
Big Walnut Area Historical Society

faces Sunbury Village Square in the center of Sunbury, Ohio
Open 12-3 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays
10-5 on Saturdays

located at 45 South Columbus but MAIL MUST GO TO P.O. Box 362, Sunbury. Ohio 43074
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Be A Historical Society Volunteer!
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Cats Meow

Sunbury Town Hall - $18
Myers Inn Museum - $18


Iron Plant or Lamp Holders $5 to $10
made in the Myers Inn Blacksmith Shop
by Rick Helwig

Christian Historical Fiction
Children's Books by local Author Karen Meyer

Lou Henry Mugs - $14 to $24

Sunbury's Bicentennial Heritage Cookbook
Compiled and published by
Big Walnut Area Historical Society  
$22 in Myers Inn Gift Shop
  Order yours today!

Auto Tour Booklets
of Big Walnut's Historical Treasures
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Calendar of Events
Meetings at 7:30 on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Board of Trustees meets at 1:00 first Wednesday each month, in Myers Inn Meeting Room

- Upcoming Programs -
6:30 Tuesday, June 13- Civil War School Day Committee wrap-up in Myers Inn
7:30 Tuesday, June 13- Preservation of Early Aviation  and Air Terminals

2 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - Honoring  WWII and newer Veterans in Burnside Cemetery
Myers Inn Open House -9-4 Monday, May 29
Myers inn Open House - Tuesday, July 4
Book Event for John Durham, author of book about Sunbury, Ohio, tradition The Belling
Author Talk 4-5 p.m..  Book Signing 5-7 p.m. on Friday, July 21
Myers Inn Open House - Monday, September 4
Sunbury Heritage Festival - Sunday, October 15
200th Birthday Celebration of the Center (Van Dorn) Inn,  Saturday, October 21
Myers Inn Christmas-on-the-Square Open House - 4-8 Saturday, December 2



Big Walnut Area Historical Society
Fund Raisers Keep the Myers Inn Open

Business Retreats

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Enroll for Kroger Community Rewards Program.  Our organization number is 80210

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Blacksmith Forge in the Barn
Learn more about the barn

See Photos  -

BWMS Community Service Day April 21,2017

Sunbury Bicentennial Parade  at Myers Inn 2016

Making Knot Dolls at Community Library - June 13, 2016

Civil War School Day Photos May 13, 2016

Big Walnut Middle School Students Honor WWII Vets with BWAHS
in Sunbury Memorial Park - 2016

General Rosecrans' Portrait Donated to Museum

Writer for Aurora Advocate Visits Sunbury

Photos  Marion, Ohio Field Trip

Home of Big Walnut Area Historical Society
Sunbury, Ohio

Preserving Yesterday, Today, for Tomorrow

Visit the Statue to General William S. Rosecrans
on Sunbury Village Square

History of Alan Cottrill's Equestrian Statue of
Major General W. S. Rosecrans

Photo by Lenny Lepola