On the Road Chats

Centerville-Washington History presents:

“On the Road” Chats

Bringing history out of the museum into the community!

There are 10 different "Chats" available:

  • 3 Heroes of the Ohio Underground Railroad
  • Colonel Charles Young: From Slavery to West Point & Beyond
  • Crosley's: Two Brothers from Cincinnati
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Normandy Farms
  • Historical Sugar Creek Cemetery (on site)
  • Ida Weller: A Woman Ahead of Her Time
  • John Hole: The Revolutionary Pioneer Doctor of Montgomery County
  • Journey Back in Time: Historic Places
  • Railway: The Forgotten Road
  • WWI: A Sense of Local Sacrifice


Download the Brochure for Chat details.

A $50 fee for each “On the Road” Chat is payable to CWH and supports the mission of Centerville-Washington History. To reserve a speaker, please contact Centerville-Washington History Education Coordinator, Cheryl Meyer at 937-291-2223 or email cherylcwths@sbcglobal.net  

Meet the Centerville-Washington Township Speakers 

Steve Feverston is a long time resident of Centerville and enjoys studying local history.  He worked for the City of Centerville as City Planner from 1996-2014.  He is currently a pastor at Ohmer Park UMC.  Steve has served as president of Centerville-Washington History since 2015. 

Ed Ross is a retired businessman, past Centerville-Washington History president, Chairman of the Centerville Board of Architectural Review and owner of the Historic Ida Weller estate. 

Hylda Strange is a native Daytonian.  She became a teacher’s aide in the Centerville Public Schools for 20 years.  She volunteers at Normandy Church in which she is a trustee and works with the Holiday Bazaar.  She is also involved with the Centerville Women’s Civic Club and Centerville-Washington History.  Hylda’s hobbies include reading, flower gardening and antiques. 

Jerry Strange was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1935.  He taught mathematics at the University of Dayton for 40 years, from which he retired Professor Emeritus in 2000.  He is an active member of Centerville-Washington History.  His hobbies include repair and construction.  Jerry and Hylda have restored two historic homes in Ripley and Centerville.  The house in Centerville is the Aaron Nutt Jr. house.  

Joellen Ulliman, curator for Centerville-Washington History, has a passion for our past and particularly enjoys discovering connections between local history and national/world events.  Prior to joining the CWH team, she taught language arts.  She enjoys writing, reading, Zumba, hiking arts and crafts, and spending time with family