Members of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Board of Directors along with members of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown were on hand at The Arms Family Museum, this afternoon for the planting of two Princeton variety Elm trees. These Elm trees are the first two that the Garden Club will be planting in the City … Continue reading »
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next free History to Go lecture will be on Thursday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Tod Homestead Cemetery Chapel. Traci Manning, The Historical Society’s Curator of Education, will present “David Tod and The Civil War: Youngstown Son, Wartime Governor”. Learn about the man who helped to raise troops from … Continue reading »
Traci Manning, The Historical Society’s Curator of Education, will speak about the brave and out-spoken women who fought to gain voting rights in the 19th and 20th centuries. Their struggle, persecution and prosecution are set against the backdrop of national history and the greater Civil Rights movement. The free event will take place Monday, October … Continue reading »
In France, the word “cabaret” initially referred to any business serving liquor. However, the history of cabaret culture began in 1881 with the opening of Le Chat Noir in the Monmartre district of Paris. It was an informal saloon where poets, artists and composers could share ideas and compositions. Performers got to test new material, audiences enjoyed … Continue reading »
From MVHS Executive Director Bill Lawson: We’re now days away from Cass Warner’s arrival in the Mahoning Valley! After her presentation with Stephen Bogart at the Trumbull Town Hall lecture in Warren on Wednesday morning, September 25, she will be visiting Youngstown and New Castle, PA, prior to screening her documentary—The Brothers Warner—at the Tyler … Continue reading »
Cass Warner, granddaughter of the founder of the Warner Bros. movie studio, will speak at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Tyler History Center,
This September the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will dedicate a gallery in the Arms Family Museum to showcase our spectacular collection of historic garments, and to a very special member of the Society. Thanks to the encouragement of generous supporter Jeanne D. Tyler, the society has cultivated an impressive collection of clothing representing centuries of … Continue reading »
Founders Day Open House at the Arms Family Museum Sunday September 15th from 1-5 p.m.