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Celebrating the Legacy of Christian Augspurger at the MidPointe Library Open House
Posted By:  Cari Hillman
Monday, April 3, 2017

The MidPointe Library System is hosting the fascinating local history of Christian Augspurger on Thursday, April 20 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the MidPointe Library Trenton, 200 Edgewood Dr, Trenton. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Chrisholm. We are celebrating the migration of Christian Augspurger into Butler County in 1819, settling one of the first Amish communities in Ohio. This community created a foundation for Amish communities today in the Midwest.Midpointe Library System, Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Monroe, News, Reading, Programs Midpointe Library System, Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Monroe, News, Reading, Programs Midpointe Library System, Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Monroe, News, Reading, Programs
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At the Legacy of Christian Augspurger Open House there will be refreshments, digitized documents of the Christian Augspurger Estate, and a Dramatic Interpretation of Samuel Augspurger’s eulogy to his father, performed by Jim Ward. The estate documents date back to the 1840’s. The Friends of Chrisholm and the MetroParks of Butler County (at the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead, located at 2070 Woodsdale Rd, Trenton) offers the community the historic house, gardens, barns, and family cemetery.



 
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