Past Events: 2021 Far Hills Speaker Series

2021 Events  


Chocolate and Esther Price


The iconic gold foil box with the red ribbon is well known in the Dayton region, but how and where did Esther Price’s candy make its start? Presented by Jim Revelos, Quality Manager for Esther Price Candies.


The Little Man Who Wasn’t There: In Search of Al Fouts

Join Dayton attorney and author, David Greer, to learn about Al Fouts. Described in a Dayton Daily News article as “a little man who cast a deep shadow in downtown Dayton,” Fouts was a leader of the criminal underworld.


The Dean, Dillinger and Dayton Ohio: Legend – Lore – Legacy

Author Stephen C. Grismer will introduce gangsters and mobsters with Greater Dayton connections.


Dayton Beer: A History of Brewing in the Miami Valley

Author Timothy R. Gaffney will talk about the history of beer brewing in the Miami Valley.


History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder

Angie Hoschouer is the Manager of Development and Marketing at Woodland Cemetery, Arboretum and Foundation will share stories on the darker side of life in Dayton's past.


Oakwood's First Residents

Bill Kennedy is the Regional Coordinator for the Eastern Region of the Ohio History Connection.  As an archaeologist, Bill is also a specialist in pre-contact native peoples of Ohio and will discuss the early native settlers that once lived in the Oakwood region.