Colerain Township turns 225 years old in 2019. To celebrate our history, Colerain will be rolling out series of articles, hosting a few extra events, and will be coordinating some fun challenges. Be sure to check out this page early and often to stay up to date on all of the fun.
A big thank you to the Coleraine Historical Society and Northwest Local School District. These two groups are partnering in the planning, coordinating, and hosting of all of the events.
Fun Colerain Historical Facts:
- Our name is based off of Coleraine, Ireland.
- Colerain Township has a sister city arrangement with Obergiesing, a suburb of the German city of Munich.
- The cattle brand of the township was ordered to be the letter G.
Know of any other fun facts? Give us a call at 513-385-7500 and let us know!
The Search for the Longest Continuous Resident - 225 Year Anniversary
To start off the Township’s 225th Anniversary, we currently are seeking the longest continuous resident. That is to say, the person who has lived in Colerain Township for the longest period of time. This resident must have so many interesting stories about how Colerain has changed over the years and we want be able to share them to our community.
The Township wants to congratulate the citizen who has lived in Colerain Township the longest. Whether it has been 70 years, 80 years or their entire life, let us know if you or someone you know may qualify! To enter, please contact Jesse Urbancsik at email@example.com or 513-923-5021. Please include your name, # of years that you have lived as a Colerain resident, and the subject line "Longest Tenured Resident" in your email. The Township will accept names until March 31st, 2019.
On behalf of our 225th Anniversary, Colerain Township is going to commemorate this exciting year with a time capsule. We are currently looking for suggestions of items to place in this time capsule to be dug back up at a later date! All ideas are welcome and this is for everyone in the community. Historical items from the past or even items from 2019 are great additions. Please use your imagination and feel free to contact Jesse Urbancsik at 513.923.5021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you know of any time capsules buried in the past, please contact the Coleraine Historical Society at 513.385.7566 or email@example.com at let them know the details.