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Major Update & ODNR Listening Meetings Scheduled

By | March 1st, 2017|Events, The DAM, Updates|

Today, March 1, 2017, we received a major update from Ian Nickey, the Stakeholder Outreach Manager for the Buckeye Lake Dam Improvements Project.  Here is what he shared: "This morning the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) put "stop-logs" in place at the primary spillway that will allow Buckeye Lake to fill up to the [...]

January 2017 Community Meeting NOTES

By | January 31st, 2017|Activities, Dam Facts, Engineering, Events, Nature & Weather, ODNR, People, The DAM, Uncategorized, Updates|

A great deal of information was provided at the January 21, 2017 Community Update Meeting.  There is a link below to download an 8-page recap of the meeting. We will be in touch with various Task Force representatives to provide more detailed information about their presentations and will post updates from the Tasks Forces as [...]

UPDATE: Lakes in Economic Distress Grant Program

By | January 27th, 2017|Business, Updates|

In an effort to inform the Businesses and people in the Buckeye Lake Area and visitors to the web site, we are posting the latest information on the GRANTS AND LOANS available for Businesses that suffered financial loss since the construction of the Dam started. APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW, January 26th, 2017 WILL [...]

Community Meeting Presentation Available

By | January 24th, 2017|Activities, Events, Uncategorized, Updates|

Thanks again to all who attended the Community Meeting on Saturday, January 21, 2017.  It was a wonderful turnout and a lot of information was shared.  Links below in this post provide downloadable files of all the presentations and documents that attendees received. Our recap will be posted shortly. [UPDATE: the Meeting Recap Notes have been [...]

Low Water – No problem! Volunteers Make Lemonade Out of Lemons

By | January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, Updates|

Remember when you heard from your Mom or your friend, “Just hang in there, something will happen when you least expect it?"  The is the exact thing that happened to the Buckeye Lake Historical Society the fall of 2015.  The call came… would the society like to have a donated boat?  Sure, we take lots [...]

Kids’ Community Christmas Success Again

By | January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, Updates|

Since 2010 the Buckeye Lake Historical Society has sponsored the Kids’ Community Christmas to provide toys and food baskets to children and families in need over the holiday. The partnership between the Salvation Army of Newark and the Museum makes sure that our kids have some really cool presents and yummy food for Christmas. This [...]

Local Historian and Native Reaches 90 Years of Age

By | January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, History, People|

You will be hard-pressed to come to the town of Buckeye Lake and stop a resident on the street who does not know of Donna Braig.  She was born in Perry County and raised in nearby Hebron. Her first job was at Buckeye Lake Park when she was 14 years old.  Her life revolved around the park [...]

Black Diamond Canal Boat – Local Lore is proven true!

By | January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, History|

The legend of the Black Diamond Canal Boat has been around Buckeye Lake since it sank in 1850.  It was local lore that many a “Snakehunter” would tell on the perfect summer evening watching the sun sink over the still waters of Buckeye Lake. The 50 -foot cargo canal boat was loaded with coal and [...]

Meet Sculptor & Artist Ora Ray King

By | January 6th, 2017|People|

The work of Ora Ray King displayed in the Buckeye Lake 4th of July Boat Parade. Ora Ray King has lived in Buckeye Lake for the last thirty-five years.  His Art Studio is a wonderful place to appreciate and enjoy his masterful command of his medium. The Studio is easily identified from Route [...]

Doug Stewart Avid Fisherman of Buckeye Lake

By | January 6th, 2017|People|

Doug Stewart on the Lake with one of his catches. Doug Stewart, the most knowledgeable fisherman around this whole Buckeye Lake area, catches fish every time he goes out on the Lake.  He lives with his wife Cindy on North Bank and is looking forward to the completion of Phase II of the Dam [...]