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Twenty-five years of gathering and sharing the story of the Hocking Valley Coal Boom Era towns is cause for celebration at this year’s 25th Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day on Saturday, October 12 from Noon-8PM in downtown Shawnee, Ohio!

Come early to recognize the pioneers of the Little Cities local history movement at a 10AM Highlander Circle in the Tecumseh Theater, and stay the day for music, food, beer, vendors, hikes on the Buckeye Trail, quilt show and history tours as Second Saturday in Shawnee joins with the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council for this annual celebration. Highlander Circles continue in the afternoon as the Council reflects on 25 years of history gathering and sharing.

Express your ideas about the next 25 years during your visit and have a good time in historic Shawnee! Read more and check out the full schedule here!


Keep the Story Alive!

Click Here! to support the efforts of the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council through donations or membership!


Little Cities of Black Diamonds Company Store

The Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council is proud to announce that we’ve opened up the Company Store. We now have an online shop ready for business! Check it out.



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