OHIO HISTORICAL DECORATIVE ARTS
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MISSION
On September 27, 28 & 29, 2018, we met in Canton, Barberton, & Canal Fulton.
The McKinley Monument and burial site
 McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Tour
 OHDAA helped fund this exhibit at the
 Canton Museum of Art

 An Arden Riddle dining suite
Dinner at historic Bender's Restaurant in downtown Canton
Friday, September 28, 2018
Thursday afternoon September 27, 2018
The MAPS Air Museum at the Akron-Canton Airport
An example of a restored aircraft
Knowledgable guides gave us a great tour
The fabulous pig barn at the Anna Dean Farm in Barberton, Ohio
A special treat was a visit to the Aris Horticultural Headquarters located in one of the original barns
Belgrade Gardens Restaurant famous chicken dinner was our lunch stop
The canal boat crew waits for us to board the St. Helena III
Our entertaining guide gave us interesting canal history and music as we slowly glided on the Ohio and Erie Canal
A team of horses pulled us along the towpath as we had a lesson in Ohio history
Saturday, September 29, 2018
The National First Ladies Library started our Saturday visits
On May 17, 18, and 19, 2019, we met in Madison Indiana and Moscow Ohio
Many pastel painted shotgun houses were seen
We started with an afternoon trolley tour of the city
The only bridge from Kentucky for many miles led to Madison on the Ohio River
The peach painted fron hall was then overpainted with varnish
The double parlor bespoke an era of gracious hospitality
We toured the 1844 Lanier Mansion from top to bottom
Carolyn and Frank Gunter were our Madison hosts for the weekend
We viewed the Gunter's many collections
The recently restored Shrewsbury-Windle House faces the Ohio River
Carolyne Gunter gave us a tour of the old train station that is now part of the History Center complex
We enjoyed a lovely dinner in the Shrewsbury-Windle House
The History Center room vignettes gave us a peak into Madison's varied industrial past
An antique machine that made wooden clothes pins when the saddletree factory diversified
We toured the 19th century Schroeder Saddletree factory which was one of many similar small concerns in the region
The Saturday evening buffet dinner was in a private room at the Clify Inn followed a membership  meeting and short lecture
After touring the beautiful historic city of Madison, IN, we ventured back to Ohio to the tiny town of Moscow, to the home of Jerry Mercer, where Jerry provided us with a tour of his collection of early lighting and served a spring picnic lunch