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Belpre Historical Society Celebrates Anniversary

By: Mollie Lair Email
By: Mollie Lair Email

The Belpre Historical Society sponsored a program to mark the 223rd Anniversary of the Belle Prairie settlement.

In 1789, retired Revolutionary War soldiers traveled from New England to Ohio as part of the Ohio Company Associates.

A dinner and program honor the historic event. The program featured Debra Connor as Dr. Mary Walker, who was a surgeon during the Civil War.

Connor travels around the area performing as different personalities from the era.


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