Office Staff

The Historical Society office staff is in the historic Buckingham Lodge, also referred to as Bonnell House. The restored home dates back to 1860. It is located at 8650 Camargo Road in Indian Hill.


We can be reached at 513-891-1873 or [email protected]. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 10am-4 pm.

Lawre Bonekemper, Administrator

Lawre joined the Historical Society in August, 2015 as the Administrator. Her duties include maintaining the membership roster, tending to Society correspondence, issuing dues notices, maintaining tax records, plus doing payables and receivables. In addition, she works with Board of Trustees and various committees on all of the programs and activities of the Society. She also handles creative writing, graphics and photography for the Historical Society’s page in the Indian Hill Bulletin, annual mailer, quarterly eNewsletter, and program notices. Helping people with rentals of the Little Red Schoolhouse is another one of her responsibilities.

Lindsay McLean, Historian/Archivist

Lindsay became the Historian and Archivist with the Society in January, 1994. Besides helping to maintain the Society’s archives, she is in charge of the oral history program, securing recorded interviews with residents and former residents pertaining to local history and families. A historian and teacher by education and experience, Lindsay researches and writes the “Images” articles in the Indian Hill Bulletin and also does special research regarding matters of Indian Hill history upon request and for the quarterly eNewsletter. She is also the director of the Historical Society’s educational outreach and Landmark Plaque programs.

Trish Krehbiel, Archivist / Librarian

In April, 2017, Trish joined the Historical Society’s office staff in the role of Archivist / Librarian. She archives and digitizes the many documents, books, magazine and newspaper articles, photographs, etc., that are acquired weekly. These items are available for researchers to view. Additionally, Trish is working to digitize the entire collection.  She is also a contributor to the quarterly eNewsletter.

If you have questions regarding membership, our programs, schoolhouse rental, archives, landmark recognition program, or other related activities, please contact us.