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Yellow House open for tours today

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE: The Brown Mackey House, 877 Niles Cortland Road across from Lowes, also known as the Yellow House, home of the Howland Historical Society, will be open 1 to 4 p.m. today. The Brown Mackey house is a circa 1830 home that was owned by the same family for 100 years. For over a year, the Howland Historical Society has been allowed to use it to showcase exhibits and artifacts of Howland places, schools, and families. The HHS also is furnishing the home as it might have looked when the Brown Mackey family lived there, On display is the Howland Drag Strip, the TB Hospital, and school memorabilia. The HHS members will be available to answer any question about the society, exhibits and the future of the house with the changes coming with the diverging -diamond road upgrade being planned for the intersection of state Routes 82 and 46. Check out the Howland Historical Society Facebook page or call 330-469-9361 with questions. Those attending are asked to wear a mask. Hand sanitizer will be available.

SOCIETY’S PROGRAMS RESUME: The William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society’s Memories of a Lifetime Program Series will resume 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month and run through Dec. 19. All programs are presented at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Avenue, Liberty. Reservations are suggested. Members pay $5 and non-members pay $6, as a good will offering. Programs include refreshments and are open to the public. Walk-ins are admitted, based upon chair availability. Due to social distancing, seating is limited. For reservations or more information, phone Richard S. Scarsella, chairman, at 330-726-8277.

MUSEUM IN A BOX: Trumbull County Museum in a Box educational programs are available at Sutliff Museum to help classrooms bring history alive. Subjects to choose from are Native Americans, Pioneer Life, Civil War Underground Railroad, and Victorian Life.

The hands-on teaching tools are placed directly in the classroom with boxes filled with social studies materials designed to support teaching goals. Each box is designed to follow Ohio’s social studies academic content standards for students in all grade levels.

The program is made possible by the Neighborhood Success grant by the Raymond John Wean Foundation. Contact the Sutliff Museum at 330-395-6575.

COLLECTON SITE: The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste District, 5138 Enterprise Blvd, Warren, will collect household hazardous waste 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 1. Tuesdays and Fridays are appliances and electronics only and Wednesday is household hazardous waste, and appliances and electronics. These are for residents of Trumbull and Geauga counties only. No latex paint, no commercial waste, no tires and limit of two televisions. Call 330-675-2673 or visit gotto gogreen.org. New COVID-19 precautions are in effect with facilty hours 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m

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