Annual Meeting & Guest Speaker Mark Billingsley at Allen County Museum

  • January 30, 2022 - January 30, 2022
  • Location: Allen County Museum
  • Address: 620 W. Market, Lima, OH 45801
  • Times: 2 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • (419) 222-9426
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The Allen County Museum and Historical Society will hold its 114th Annual Meeting on January 30, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the museum’s Changing Gallery.  This meeting is free and open to museum members and the general public.  Our guest speaker, Mr. Mark Billingsley, will present a PowerPoint presentation highlighting Benjamin Carl Faurot. The visionary spirit of Benjamin Faurot led Mr. Billingsley to research one of Lima's most influential businessmen and entrepreneurs whose success spanned from the 1870s thru the 1880s. Mark will discuss both the worldwide and local accomplishments of Mr. Faurot, addressing his rise from poverty to riches.  The presentation will also touch on Faurot’s financial demise. The Allen County Museum is located at 620 West Market Street, Lima, Ohio 45801. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 1:00-5:00; Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Contact Amy Craft by email at or by phone at 419-222-9426. To learn more about the museum, please visit us for more information at

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