PROGRAMS AT INDIAN HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY

FUTURE PROGRAMS:

  • Answering the Call of the Wild: The Remarkable Life of Cathryn Hilker
    Sunday, September 18, 2022
    Cathyrn Hilker is a legend in her own time for her passion and determination as a champion for cheetahs.  Her life story spans two continents on a mission to save this endangered cat species.  Additionally, she is the founder of the Cincinnati Zoo’s Cat Ambassador Program and the Angel Fund to protect wild cheetahs and their habitat.
    The Cincinnati Zoo will bring a “special” guest to the program!
  • Tecumseh: The Warrior and The Prophet, with author Peter Cozzens
    Thursday, October 27, 2022, 7:00 p.m.  Indian Hill High School Auditorium
    The famous Shawnee Indian leader, Tecumseh, and his brother, Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee prophet, worked to unite the tribes of the Northwest Territory to protect their way of life and to stop the loss of land to the expanding settlers.
    Peter Cozzens has written over 17 books and won several awards for historical writing.
  • Indian Hill Antique Road Show with Michael Muth and Andrew Wiebold
    Sunday, November 20, 2022
    Wiebold Studio and Riverfront Art Auctions will host an “antiques roadshow” style appraisal & preservation consultation event followed by dinner and a presentation about preserving objects.  Expert art staff from the two firms will be on-site to provide best in industry appraisals and preservation advice on artwork and historically significant items.
  • The Annual Village Christmas Party
    Sunday, December 4, 2022
    Bring your family and join your neighbors for a delightful afternoon at the Historical Society’s 39th Annual Village Christmas Party. Make merry with the music, juggler, magician, and of course, Santa !
  • Little Known Facts of Indian Hill
    Sunday, March 18, 2023
    Why is it called Shawnee Run Rd? Given Rd? etc.? Where was the sanitorium?  Why are there old railroad bridges and beds throughout the Village?  What happened to the Rangers’ jail? Was there an airport in Indian Hill?  What’s “Radio Range Park”?
    Join us for a fun, informative, and entertaining event!
  • The Patron Party
    Date to-be determined.
    Held in one of Indian Hill’s finest homes, this annual “THANK YOU” party is for the many generous supports of the Historical Society.
    By Invitation Only
  • The Story of Jay Trump, the first American owned, bred, and ridden horse to win the Grand National
    Sunday, April 23, 2023
    From humble beginnings to world acclaim, Jay Trump, a beautiful bay horse, took his owner, Indian Hill resident, Mary C. Stephenson (later LeBlond) and his manager / rider, Crompton “Tommy” Smith on a ride of a lifetime!  Jay Trump’s celebrated story tells how he became the first American bred, owned, and ridden horse to win the prestigious and harrowing English Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree.
    Local resident, Judith Mitchell, will chronicle the legend of this acclaimed champion.
  • Trails & Trees: A History of IH’s Green Areas & Bridle Trails
    Sunday, May 21, 2023
    In the early 1900s, Indian Hill was a checkerboard of small farms.  When the population shifted as city dwellers searched for fresh air and green areas, Indian Hill land began to transition.  Trees were planted, horse trails were created, and the roots were sown for today’s Green Areas.  Today, with the generosity of Indian Hill residents, over 3,500 acres have become a rich and diverse nature preserve that is unique in the Midwest.
    Learn about this incredible resource and the bridle trails which traverse it.

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