Linda Scott formed a committee, along with Tom Adkins and Colleen Crabtree, to discuss and make decisions on who would be included in the first group of Lucasville Legends. They established the criteria for which people would be considered for this honor. The criteria is: 1. Must be dead. 2. Must have contributed to and/or brought honor to this community.
The 1st group of honorees are: John Lucas *Bishop Frances McConnell *Branch Rickey Roy Rogers Nell Bumgarner *Mary Belnap Moulton (Darlington, Groninger) Alice Barker Molly Lauman Holton Diamond Estelle Crabtree Doctor Coleman Florence and Charlotte Thomas
Honorees to be included in the future are: Dr. John Warwick Harold Young F. S. Alley William or Robert Lucas
Each banner will be displayed along US RT 23 during August and through September. The price to sponsor a banner is $100.
The general purposes shall be the promotion and appreciation of historical studies. Such purposes include, but are not limited to: original research; authentication, preservation, and dissemination of historical information pertaining to the Lucasville area; collection restoration, and preservation of documents, publications, pictures, artifacts, and other articles of historical significance; the purchase, preservation, and/or restoration of real estate of historical importance; maintaining a local historical museum and library; encouraging and fostering historical education through the publication of pamphlets, articles, and other documents relevant to the purposes of the organization; and by placement of historical markers upon historical sites. The society is organized expressly for educational and charitable purposes as set forth in the Articles. " Adopted - March 11, 1985 Revised – February 16, 2017 Revised – October 17, 2019"