On the Road Chats

Centerville-Washington History presents:

“On the Road” Chats

There are 16 different "Chats" currently available: 

3 Heroes of the Ohio Underground Railroad

 Aaron Nutt: The Humble Man behind the Legend

 Amazing Ohio Women Who Influenced our Lives and Changed our World

 Colonel Charles Young: From Slavery to West Point & Beyond

 Crosley's: Two Brothers from Cincinnati

 Discovering the Industrial Town of Woodbourne

 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Normandy Farms

 Exploring Artifacts from the Past

 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

 Legacy of Stone Houses in Centerville-Washington Township

 Medicinal Plants, Folk Remedies, and Patien Care in Local History

 A Sense of Strength: Incredible Local Ladies from History

 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. Chats presented outside of a 10 mile radius from Centerville will require an additional mileage fee.

To reserve a speaker, please contact Centerville-Washington History Education Coordinator, Carrie Burns at 937.291.2223 or email CarrieCWH@sbcglobal.net


Meet the Centerville-Washington History Speakers:

Don Aukerman is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, Ohio. A retired CPA, Don explores local and state historical research and preservation. He has been a board member with Centerville-Washington History, Dayton Antique Study Club, Centerville Landmark Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Decorative Arts Society. For many years, Don lived in a stone house in Centerville with his wife, Edythe.                       

Ed Ross is a retired businessman and is the current president of Centerville-Washington History. He has served as the Chairman of the Centerville Board of Architectural Review and is the current owner of the historic Ida Weller estate.

Hylda Strange is a native Daytonian. She was a teacher’s aide in the Centerville Public Schools for 20 years. She volunteers at Normandy Church as 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. Jerry and Hylda restored a historic home in Ripley, OH. They also       restored the Aaron Nutt Jr. house in Centerville. 

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. 

Melissa Wagner,  former Education coordinator for Centerville-Washington History, enjoys working on historical themed collaborations with local groups and family genealogy.