2019 Events


Watch the Oakwood Register for additional details on these special events.  If you'd like to be added to an email list for reminders, please email the society at membership@oakwoodhistory.org.


February 17 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series: The Day Lincoln Spoke in Dayton.
Join us at Wright Memorial Public Library for this special enactment of Abraham Lincoln by Jim Crabtree in full period dress, depicting Lincoln when he came to Dayton in 1859


March 17 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series: How Oakwood Grew, Plat by Plat 1872-1956.
Learn how Oakwood evolved over 70 years from settlement, to village, and later city, by Tom Morrow at Wright Memorial Public Library.


April 14 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series: Maintaining Your Vintage Home .
Learn about required permits, HVAC, plumbing and more at Wright Memorial Public Library


April 28 2019 1200PM - 500PM

Wright At Home.
Dayton History and the Oakwood Historical Society welcome you to Hawthorn Hill, featuring a tour of the Wright Brothers' iconic mansion, and surrounding historic homes.


May 18 2019 400PM - 700PM

A Taste of Wine and Cheese.
After a busy day of fun at ‘That Day in May”, come relax at the Long-Romspert House Museum with fine wines, good food and great conversation.


August 18 1200PM - 400PM

Classics On The Lawn.
Come and enjoy our annual car show featuring some of the area’s finest vintage automobiles at the historic Long-Romspert Homestead and House Museum.


September 15 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series – To Be Announced.


October 6 2019 1200PM & 1230PM

Discover Woodland Days.
Stroll through the historic garden cemetery and meet some of the famous and infamous people who have made Woodland Cemetery their final resting place.


October 13 & October 27 2019

Family Photo Event .
Sign up for your 20-minute session with local photographer Betty Cochran at the historic Long-Romspert Homestead and House Museum


October 20 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series – To Be Announced.


November 7 2019 700PM

Amusing Anecdotes of the Wright Brothers.
Alex Heckman will be the featured speaker at the Oakwood Historical Society's Annual Meeting. Come join us for this free presentation and 2019 review at Wright Memorial Public Library


November 17 2019 200PM

Far Hills Speaker Series – To Be Announced.


December 7 2019 100PM - 700PM

Oakwood's Holiday Home Tour.
Visit some of Oakwood’s finest and distinctive homes, dressed for the holidays. The last stop will be the historic Long-Romspert House Museum where festive food and drink will be served.


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