Past Events

Congratulations Kerry Barth on being the winner of the drawing for the barn painting shown in the photo gallery below.
Painting will be hanging in the Hasselbach & Paul Insurance office at 107 W. Main St. in Bellevue.

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Bellevue Cemetery Walk

Date:  September 29, 2022
Time: 6pm
Wheres the Tour:  Bellevue Cemetery

Host:  Brian Foos will host this year's Cemetery Walk.  

This event is FREE to the public
Bellevue Historical Society's popular educational cemetery walk by funeral director Brian Foos, will take place at 6:00pm on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Bellevue Cemetery
Meet at the maintenance building on Cherry Boulevard at 5:50pm and prepare to hear some interesting stories about many of Bellevue's late citizens!
See you there!


 

 

Boy Scout Walk in Bellevue
Sept 25, 2022

Local Boy Scouts of America, Troop 205 participated in a Heritage Hike through downtown last weekend. A Huge Thank you to the Bellevue Historical Society for partnering with the local Scouting units and giving them this opportunity to learn about the history of our Town!

This event is sponsored in conjunction with the Bellevue Historical Society.

 

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What do YOU remember about Main Street "back in the day"?
The more we learn about local history, the more we love Bellevue! That's why the Historical Society is participating in Ohio History Connection's annual Open Door event, allowing Ohioans to discover their community's amazing heritage. You and your family are invited to stop by at 108 North West Street to view our new displays on Sunday, September 18, from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Kid- Friendly
  • Door Prize Drawing
  • Free Admission

 

 

 

 

 

BELLEVUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022, 7:00 P.M.
PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1000 GARDNER RD, BELLEVUE



On Thursday, March 24, 2022, Society President John Miller welcomed 37 members and guests and called the 2022 Annual Meeting to order shortly after 7 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church on Gardner Road.

SECRETARY’S REPORT. Secretary Patricia Custer noted there were no previous minutes to approve because the 2020 and 2021 annual meetings had been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

TREASURER’S REPORT was approved as presented by Treasurer Mary Mitchell.


OLD BUSINESS

With the assistance of the various event and committee chairs, Vice President Larry Claus presented a Power Point highlighting the Society’s activities of 2021. Jeannie Gore talked about the chicken dinner and sunflower sale. Mary Mitchell remarked about the garage sale, Scout walk, and cemetery walk. Pat Custer talked about the Mobile Museum.

Alicia Robles updated members on the Tremont House renovation and our project goals for 2022. She also announced upcoming special events for 2022.

Pat Custer talked about item collections and the Annex organization, with special thanks to intern Jared Schnee. Pat also explained to the crowd what our ongoing volunteer needs are.

John Miller then conducted the election of the 2022 board members. Current Board members Larry Claus, Pat Custer, Jeannie Gore, Mary Mitchell, and Alicia Robles were reelected to two-year terms, to expire in 2024 (Larry Gardner 1st, Melissa Creston 2nd). New director Beth Patten-Bailey was nominated from the floor and elected for a one-year term per our bylaws (Jeannie Gore 1st, Mary Mitchell 2nd). The following slate of officers for 2022 was approved as presented (Melissa Creston 1st, Mary Magyar 2nd): President Jeannie Gore, Vice President Alicia Robles, Treasurer Mary Mitchell, and Secretary Pat Custer. Another current Director, Dale Hoffman, and outgoing director Mary Shelley were unable to be present tonight.

As outgoing president, John Miller then adjourned the business meeting. Larry Claus introduced our speaker, Larry Michaels, who gave an interesting presentation titled Bellevue, Then and Now. Following the speaker, Jeannie Gore raffled off the door prize which was a Bellevue plaque that had been purchased from the Firelands Historical Society and donated by one of our members, Rita Dever. Jeannie thanked everyone for coming, whereupon we were all invited to enjoy light refreshments.

Respectfully submitted,
Pat Custer, Secretary