Upcoming Events

TOP GUN NAVAL AVIATOR DISPLAY AND OPEN HOUSE

  • AUGUST 20 & 27
  • 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • Open to the public.
  • Ealy House, 6359 Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany

The Ealy House basement will be filled to the brim with naval aviator memorabilia, including flight gear, uniforms, survival equipment, medals, photographs, and more.  This display will be of interest as the Top Gun movie has been a huge success this 2022 summer season at the theaters.

“FINDING SCONIERS” 

  • SEPTEMBER 8
  • 6:30 p.m. Meeting — 7:00 p.m. Presentation
  • Open to the public.
  • New Albany Methodist Church, 20 Third Street, New Albany

 

 

This is a very special, award-winning movie and presentation about a lost WWII soldier found 70 years after his death.  Ewart Sconiers is the Uncle of New Albany resident Pamela Whitelock who will share more of this incredible story at the movie viewing.  For more information, go to News on our website and read the two stories about Finding Sconiers.

THE MIKE BUTSKO VIETNAM GOLD STAR MEMORIAL

  • OCTOBER 13 
  • 6:30 p.m. Meeting
  • 7:00 p.m. Presentation
  • Open to the public.
  • New Albany Methodist Church, 20 Third Street, New Albany

Learn about the proposed New Albany Vietnam Memorial with Renowned Artist Mike Kraus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as we kick off fundraising for this 2025 project.  As 2025 is right around the corner, we all need to come together as a community to get this project started.  Please tell everyone who had a family member or friend that served in Vietnam.

THE EALY BROTHERS IN THE CIVIL WAR

  • NOVEMBER 10
  • 6:30 p.m. Meeting
  • 7:00 p.m. Presentation
  • Open to the public.
  • New Albany Methodist Church, 20 Third Street, New Albany

Author Larry Strayer will dive into the history of the Ealy brothers who all left New Albany, Ohio, to fight for the Union

Past Events

Art Show

August 28, 2021 | 10:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Ealy House. Open to the public.

History of Photography

“How to Identify Your Ancestors from Photographs” by Dennis Keesee

January 9, 2020 | Meeting, 7:00 pm, at Wesley Woods. Open to the public.

Your Ancestors

Ealy House Video Tour

February 6 Society meeting, 7:00 pm, at Wesley Woods.

Open to the public.

Ealy House

“The Last Marines”

New Albany resident David Gerhardt will speak about his one-year tour in Vietnam as the war wound down.

March 5 Society meeting, 7:00 pm, at Wesley Woods. Open to the public.

"The Last Marines"

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Planning the Year Ahead

Thurs. Nov 7 — 7 p.m., Society Meeting at Wesley Woods, 4588 Wesley Woods Boulevard, New Albany

Program: The Year Ahead – open discussion on the direction and events for 2020.

Annual Potluck Picnic

Sat. AUGUST 3 — 5:00 p.m. at the Saveson barn, 8370 Clouse Road.
All members and their guests are invited to this very friendly and informal event. Please bring a main dish, salad, side dish, or dessert to share and its serving utensil. Also bring your own table service (but extras will be on hand). Iced tea and water will be provided.

Fall Book Festival

On Saturday, November 16th from 12 noon-4 pm, six authors will be selling their books at the historic Ealy House in New Albany! This is the first annual Fall Book Festival and I think we’re off to a great start! They’re all local authors, including alumni David Cuccia  and Maggie Barthel Mueller, from diverse backgrounds, presenting their wares in a wonderful historic landmark! There will be FREE refreshments and door prizes as well! Please join us and support our local talent. Thank you!.

Upcoming EventsEaly House

Ealy House Open House

1-4 p.m. – November 29

Tour the farmhouse that was built in 1860 by George and his wife, Christina Clouse Ealy.

Fire History in New Albany

Thurs. OCT 3 — 7 p.m., Society Meeting at Wesley Woods, 4588 Wesley Woods Boulevard, New Albany

Annual Election for Board Member and Amendments to By-laws.

Program starting at 7:30 p.m.: Bobby Westbrook will speak on the history of the New Albany Fire Dept. and early firemen.

July 4 Activities

 

PARADE, 11 am.  EALY HOUSE OPEN after parade until 3pm.

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society will be  proudly showcasing our Apollo 11 rocket and Launchpad during New Albany’s July 4th parade. Please attend the parade! The parade this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of mankind landing on the moon. The Historical Society will also welcome guests at the Ealy House until 3PM on the 4th, please stop by.

75th Anniversary of D-Day – Remembering Ohio’s Soldiers

On Thursday June 6th, the New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society will present D-Day The Seventy-Fifth Anniversary at the New Albany United  Methodist Church, 20 Third Street New Albany, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., program starts at 7:00. Hear historian Dennis Keesee tell the stories of central Ohio soldiers, sailors, and airmen who fought on that historic day. Help us pay tribute to the fallen. Meet and honor Don Jakeway from Johnstown, Ohio, who parachuted into history with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne. It will be a night to remember!

D-Day 75th Anniversary Flyer

New Albany Founders Day

Saturday May 18, 2019

The Dr. Glyde A Marsh Founders Day parade starts at 11am.

The Ealy House will be open to visitors after the the parade until 3pm.

More information about the parade and festival may be found on the New Albany Founders Day website

Outing to The Columbus Historical Society and tour of the World War I Exhibit

Join us on Sunday APRIL 28 at 1:30 p.m., 717 West Town Street, Columbus, OH.
The exhibit is open from 12:30 until 4:00 p.m. Dennis Keesee will lead a guided tour starting at 1:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free.  After the tour, those that wish may meet at the nearby Spaghetti Warehouse to enjoy a meal together.

As The Brave Fade Away,

The Video Biography of Pearl Harbor Survivor Milton Mapou will be the Society’s April 4, 2019 7:00 meeting presentation at Wesley Woods Senior Center 4588 Wesley Woods Blvd., New Albany, Ohio.  The video was filmed in New Albany by residents Mark Easton and Dennis Keesee with Greg Keller to raise funds to send Milt to the 2016, 75th Anniversary of the December 7, 1941 surprise attack. After an eventful life Milt at last joined his Navy friends this past January 17, 2019 at age 97.

Please join us as we remember Milt and pay tribute with a moment of silence for all the PH casualties.