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ROUND HOUSE READY
It took 4 years to renovate the Round House, originally built as a scale house in 1887.

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DEDICATION CEREMONY
A large crowd attended the September 1, 2007 opening of Round House Museum in downtown Jackson, OH.

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AT THE PLAZA 
This photo shows the Powell Plaza sign, memorial, Round House. Jackson County courthouse is in the background.

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WELCOME
Deanna Stroth (left) & Lilly Goldstayn welcome Round House visitors.

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EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS 
Stuart Brenneman and Bob Ervin spent more than 1,000 hours working on the Round House.

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BOB & STU
Most people only saw the backs of Bob & Stu as they worked for months scraping paint, then renovating the exterior of the Round House.

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INSIDE MUSEUM
BEFORE - The interior brick walls were originally covered in horse-hair plaster.

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INSIDE MUSEUM
AFTER - Many displays grace the walls of the completed museum.

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WINDOW WORK
Stone carver Stanley Greer replaces window sill at Round House.

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SCOUTS HELP
Boys Scouts help plant shrubbery at Powell Memorial for Make A Difference Day project.

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POWELL SIGN
Everyone says CHEESE during a ceremony to unveil the new stone sign carved by Stanley Greer at Powell Plaza.

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GIBSON HOUSE
Roy Arthur & Randy Heath talk at Powell Plaza, notice Gibson House hotel in background before being razed.

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RECORDS DONATED
Society members Harley Little& Bob Ervin help unload a truck load of old county records, donated by Dave Wilkins. 

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SIGN INSTALLED
Chip Smalley, Bob Ervin & Roy Arthur help position an OHS historical marker about The Kanawha Trail.

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BOONE ROCK
Society members visit the historic area that could one day be turned into a Jackson city park.

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BOONE ROCK
Mound City representatives discuss the importance of the rockshelter site.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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