Twinsburg High students will assist members of the Twinsburg Historical Society with using various electronic devices at the society’s monthly open house April 29 from 2 to 5 p.m.
According to society president Andy Tomko, this is the first event the group arranged with Superintendent Kathi Powers and the school district.
"We are planning a great partnership with the schools to promote the local history and to get the younger folks interested," said Tomko.
The society soon will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving senior who lives in the school district. Tomko reports that the society has a slice of a 250-year-old tree from Jack Higgins’ property mounrted in the barn. Stanley Stein and a group of fifth-graders from Bissell School will count the rings and mark key dates in Twinsburg’s history on the tree.
"We believe it was the oldest tree in the city when it was taken down last year," said Tomko. "We’re waiting to hear back from the school."
On May 26, Handel’s Ice Cream and the society will conduct a scavenger hunt from 3 to 5:30 p.m., starting at the museum and going to historic sites around the Square and ending up at Handel’s for ice cream and prizes.
"We’ll have people dressed up in period costumes at the 15 sites the scavengers need to find," said Tomko.