The Reily Township Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Reily Twp. Community Center, 6093 Reily – Millville Road, Oxford, Ohio 45056.
Danielle Foulk, local historian, Reily Twp. resident and owner of the Wehr Homestead on Springfield Road, will present: “The Craven Connection – Thomas Craven and His Connections Across State Lines”.
The presentation will highlight the life of Miami University graduate Rev. Thomas Cravens, including his well-known establishment, The Eleutherian College, located in Madison, Indiana. Ms. Foulk will explore Thomas Craven’s settlement in Oxford, Ohio, his time as a traveling minister for the areas Baptist Churches, and his connection to the Wehr family in Reily Twp. She will also discuss his affiliation with the Anti-Slavery Movement, and his connections to well-known Underground Railroad Associates such as Harriett Beecher Stowe.
Members and non-members are welcome. Refreshments will be served. The business meeting starts at 7 pm and the program begins at approximately 7:15 pm.
For more information call, 513-593-2735.