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Historical Spirit Walk 9/23/17

  Saturday, September 23, 2017
Mill Stream Park

Liverpool families of Deming, Muddiman, Willie Wolfe, Weidner,
Davis, Tumbush, Parker, Metcalf, Schwartz and Boepple tell of:
settlers arrival; the railroad; 1860 Xmas; and lives through the eyes of kids.
Groups leave every 15 minutes from 6 to 8:30 pm.  Walking tour takes about an hour, some seats at each story.  Under cover & seated in event of rain.
Valley City: 1/4 mile west of State Rt. 252 (Columbia Road) on State Rt. 303 (Center Road), then North (across from the Fire Station) on Maple Street to the Park.
This is an historical event that is family and wheelchair friendly.

Tickets beginning Aug. 21st at PNC Bank-Valley City,  VC Farmers Market Sat 9-12, Buehler’s-River Styx & Forest Meadows;  and Sept 23 at Park.  $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 12 and under;  free for 5 and under.


History abounds on VC Street Fair/Frog Jump Weekend

Liverpool Township Historical Society
News Release 8/4/2017

Valley City Street Fair/Frog Jump Festival weekend abounds with chances to talk history.

The Ohio History Connection (Ohio’s state historical society, based in Columbus) has a program to visit one event in each of our 88 counties.  The Frog Jump Festival is the one selected for Medina County! Stop by and visit with their staff Sunday Aug 20, 12-3 p.m.  They want to learn about you and others who live in our county, to hear your story and get to know you!

A Historical Society booth will be available at the Street Fair Friday, Aug 18 and Sunday Aug 20, evenings and Saturday Aug 19 noon to close.  Also at the Frog jump Sunday until 5.  Copies of Cherished Memories, the current Valley City history book, and other items are available as are Spirit Walk 2017 tickets.  Our members can help you with your history questions.

The Depot Museum, 6615 Center Rd, will be open Sunday, Aug 20 from 1 – 4.  See exhibits, featuring early Liverpool Cigar Factories, the 1895 Depot, steam engine and caboose.  Members can assist in cemetery lookups.

Call 330 483 3707 for information.




Sophia Barnes wins Valley City Citizenship Award

Top Scholar Night, Buckeye High School, Medina, OH.  May 3, 2017.
Graduating Senior and Liverpool Township (AKA Valley City) resident Sophia Barnes received the 44th annual Valley City Citizenship Award.  Her name is now added to the series of 4 standing plaques in the Academic display case, she received a personalized plaque and a scholarship check.

She was selected from the applicants by the Buckeye Guidance Council office as best meeting the criteria.  They include a balance of: participation in school functions and activities, activity in the community, assisting others and the community, and academic proficiency.  Sophia has an impressive record in all of these interests. A particular strength is soccer, which is further recognized by a scholarship awarded from Bowling Green State University.  She will begin there in the fall.

Criteria are set and the award presented by the Valley City Community Group.  She is well known by the VCCG because of her reliable, cheerful help during the Frog Jump Festival in the jumping ring throughout her high school years.

During the presentation it was noted her sister Norah received the same award in 2015.  A tip of the hat went to Mr. and Mrs. Barnes for their part in the girls’ achievements.

Introducing the Valley City Community Group

VCCG_GridWe are very pleased to announce the  Valley City Community Group, to aid this community.  The group will be the ones now sponsoring the annual frog jump.   They will also work to improve our city with such items as building a new electronic sign on 252 and 303 as well as lighting up our park for evening use.  They are also the ones who will be maintaining our city web city filled with news, information, and upcoming events for the Valley City Area.  If you are interested in learning more, contact us at the information found on our site.