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THE HAMILTON MANSION ON NORTH BAY – What do YOU remember about this grand old house? It was built in 1883 after fire destroyed the Hamilton home. The KI Lime & Transport Co. owned it and it was leased as a church retreat at one time. Reports indicated it had 2 red stained glass doors, 14 rooms, 5 or 6 bedrooms and a maid's room, and 7 marble fireplaces. So many people wandered through it before it came down. Are there any pictures of the inside? Here's a tidbit - It was one of Sabra's servant girls that almost cost Dr. Fann the election in the first election of the newly formed Village.

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tory-gabriel.jpg​​Since this year our displays will feature sport fishing and ice fishing, our Annual Meeting guest speaker will be Tory Gabriel, from Sea Grant/OSU who will talk about The History of Lake Erie Fishing. He is part of the research teams studying Lake Erie and will have current information to share as well.

 A little about MR. TORY A. GABRIEL - Tory is the Extension Educator with the Ohio Sea Grant Program, The Ohio State University. He has worked  Stone Lab as a Biological Field Station Assistant. He grew up in Lancaster, OH (just south of Columbus) and graduated from Bloom-Carroll High School. His field of research is Applied Fisheries & Life Science Education. His favorite thing about Stone Lab is that "the classes are inherently hands-on and field oriented, so they're a blast. Students can't help1997 6 9 Roy Erne ice fishing.jpg but be motivated and learn about the unique ecosystem around them."​

And try your hand at Ice Fishing (without the ice) in our new interactive display. 

​This is Roy Erne showing off his stringer of fish.

May 10-16 2015 is Ohio Non Profit Appreciation Week



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