Ohio History Journal

Reviews, Notes and Comments 201

Reviews, Notes and Comments       201

Western Reserve Historical Society and the Cleveland


Mr. Palmer was a life member of the Ohio State

Archaeological and Historical Society and was at one

time a member of its Board of Trustees.


While the current issue of the QUARTERLY was pass-

ing through the press, Dr. William C. Mills, since 1898

archaeologist and director of the Ohio State Archaeo-

logical and Historical Society, passed to his final rest at

midnight, on January 17, 1928. In the death of Dr.

Mills the Society has sustained a great loss. The Mu-

seum, which is the result of his long years of faithful

and devoted service, is his enduring monument.

An extended sketch of his life and services to the

Society and the State, will appear in the next issue of the



A four-day exhibition of historical and archaeological

material was held at the Chillicothe Armory, Novem-

ber 21 to 24, 1927. The occasion was a reorganization

or revival of the Ross County Historical Society, for

some years inactive. Several members of the Museum

staff were in attendance and a small exhibit of archaeo-

logical specimens from Ross County mounds was in-

stalled. On the afternoon of the 22nd, Mr. H. C.

Shetrone, curator of archaeology, spoke on the "Pre-

historic Resources of Ross County." In the evening of

the same date, Mr. Arthur C. Johnson, president of the

Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, made