OHIO HISTORICAL DECORATIVE ARTS
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MISSION
Ohio Historical Decorative Arts Association It's a "Wheeling Feeling" May 17, 18 & 19, 2018
We learned about the history of the Imperial Glass Company in Bellaire, Ohio
Former employee, Fred Ottoson, explained the glass making process
The OHDAA board met to discuss future meetings and review grant applications
The Wheeling Custom House was the home of West Virginia's independence from Virginia and has been restored as an historic site
The pre-Civil War suspension bridge spanning the Ohio River was designed by Charles Ellet, Jr. It was a precursor of the Roebling Cincinnati and Brooklyn Bridges.
President Henry Taylor conducted the annual membership meeting at Friday night's dinner
Saturday morning's visit was to the Oglebay Glass Museum
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