Looking in the mirror, a model shows off historical clothing in the Benninghoffen bedroom of the Butler County Historical Society, April, 1954. JOURNAL-NEWS ARCHIVE PHOTO

From the archives: The Butler County Historical Society’s home has its own 156-year history

The Butler County Historical Society has its own historic home, as it owns and operates the Benninghofen House Museum, a high-Italian style home built in 1863.

The home is filled with the furnishings of a wealthy family during the Victorian Era. It is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

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Click on the card below to view photos from the Journal-News archives about the building and its history.


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