Articles

  • Vermilion Souvenir Spoons Acquired

    Two antique Vermilion souvenir spoons have been acquired and added to the Museum’s Vermilion display.  One has a unique Native American theme, while the other displays an engraving of the…

  • Wildlife Abounds at Wildlife Preserve

    Wildlife truly abounds at the Historic Shupe Homestead Wildlife Preserve in Amherst.  The protected property, bordering Beaver Creek, is home to diverse habitats and associated wildlife.  In August, we spotted…

  • Front Door Restored!

      The front door to a structure tells quite a bit about that structure, and when attempting to keep an historic house looking “period” and correct, it is imperative that…

  • Morrison Flint Ridge Cache Preserved

    The Flint Ridge flint (chert) material was highly prized by early Native Americans, and today it is Ohio’s state gemstone.  The material is naturally occurring in southeastern Ohio and is…

  • Museum Recognizes 17 Years…& An Important Acquisition

    The New Indian Ridge Museum recognized seventeen years of preservation and education on November 24th.  With that, we are also pleased to report the acquisition of an important flint knife,…

  • Updates from the Museum & Such

    Below we are publishing several small articles to ensure you are updated with the most recent news from the Museum, Homestead, and other projects in which we are involved:  Sycamore…

  • Most Recent News

    Our most recent news will all be compiled and presented in the latest July edition of NIRM Quarterly newsletter to be posted within the next two weeks.  Please find it under…

  • Antler Match Set Found at Preserve

    While beginning our annual task of the removal of non-native invasive garlic mustard plants from the nature preserve at the Historic Shupe Homestead, Col. Nahorn spotted a match set of…

  • Well-Preserved Bottled Donated

    This well-preserved, Civil War-era ‘medicine’ bottle, with original tag and cork still in place, was found and donated by a local Amherst resident while working on their home basement foundation.   …

  • Watershed Awareness Annual Open House

      What is a watershed?  How does land-use affect water quality and stream bank integrity?  These were some broad-based questions we tried to address in the annual Watershed Open House…