John Johnston Tour Offered

The last in a series of walking tours being offered by the Piqua Tourism Council, in cooperation with the Local History department of the Piqua Public Library and Mainstreet Piqua, will be held on Saturday, October 21 at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency.
The tour, entitled “Unknown John Johnston and his land” will start at 10:30 a.m. and will last approximately two hours. Participants will gather in the main parking lot of the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N Hardin Road. The tour will discuss how John Johnston was a man of many facets and impacted many parts of Ohio and America’s history. This tour will highlight the varied aspects of the man, his contributions, and the rich history of the place he and his family called home.
Tickets are available for $5.00 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Mainstreet Piqua office at 326 North Main. The tours will be led by Piqua historian Jim Oda and Johnston Farm & Indian Agency director Andy Hite. This project is sponsored by the Piqua Tourism Council with additional assistance from Mainstreet Piqua and the Piqua Public Library. Call Mainstreet Piqua at 773-9355 for additional information.

Lorna Swisher