Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society



Our Beginning






On Thursday, March 24, 2004 Arcanum residents William Gunder, David & JoAnne Hill, Fred & Carolyn Troutwine, Keith Furlong and Anita Short first met to organize an historical society, encompassing Arcanum and the surrounding area.  On June 15, 2004, the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society, Inc. was established.


First Officers:

President: Keith Furlong

Vice President: Fred Troutwine

Treasurer: Lois Eilerman

Recording Secretary: Pat Jones

Corresponding Secretary: Barbara Deis


First Board of Directors:

Rodman Brown

Bill Gunder

Wendell Miller

John Trigg


          The Society purchased the Arcanum Wayne Trail building at 123 W. George St. on November 24, 2004, procuring a physical working and display space and an additional promotional structure for the organization.  A program schedule has been developed for the public to attend and enjoy.




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