Far Hills Speaker Series

Presenting local history on Oakwood, Ohio, and the Dayton area

Join the Oakwood Historical Society and Wright Memorial Public Library for entertainment and education.  Whether you are a history buff or just interested in learning more about the place you live, the Far Hills Speaker Series has engaging stories for everyone.

Where and When?

2:00 - 3:00 PM
In person: Wright Library Community Room (seating limited to 80, first-come, first-seated)
Virtual: Live on Zoom. Registration required; Click on program to register for Zoom link.

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Upcoming Programs

Joe Desch, Dayton Engineer, Inventor, and Codebreaker
January 28, 2024 - Local historians share the historical significance of Joe Desch (1907-1987), engineer, inventor, and WWII codebreaker.
Aerial view of Mound Laboratory
February 18, 2024 - Doug Gabriel, Mound Science & Energy Museum Assoc., connects today's space exploration with early discoveries in Oakwood
Aerial view of 1913 Great Flood in Dayton, OH
March 17, 2024 - Mark Risley recounts the monumental 1913 Dayton flood from the Oakwood perspective
Marie Aull donated her land to develop the National Audubon Society's first nature center in the Midwest.
April 21, 2024 - Nenita Lapitan will share Aullwood's history and on-going efforts to help bird population rebound.