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August 19, 2022

Open Doors: Pember Furry House, Schoolhouse & Blacksmith Cottage

Guided tours of several restored historical sites throughout the quaint, peaceful Village of Pemberville, Ohio. The Pember Furry House was home to founding family and the Civil War veteran Jacob Furry. This home is beautifully restored to reflect its time period of the 1850’s. Behind the home sits the 3rd schoolhouse known to Pemberville, uniquely […]

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August 19, 2022

Open Doors: Civil War Living History Weekend

Tawawa Park is a beautiful setting for a Civil War Living History. The park contains over 200 acres of wooded terrain, with walking and bike paths. Be careful though you never know when a skirmish may incur while you are enjoying the beauty of the park. The soldier encampment areas will include Living History presentations […]

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August 19, 2022

Open Doors: Shelby County Civil War Living History Weekend

In 1916, the board of the Peoples Federal Savings and Loan hire Louis Sullivan to design a new bank building. Louis Sullivan moved to Sidney Ohio during the banks construction. To make sure that the construction of the building was completed exactly how the building was designed. The new bank became an architectural gem for […]

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August 19, 2022

Open Doors: Shelby County Civil War Living History Weekend

Built in 1875 as a memorial to Civil War soldiers of Shelby County; third floor formerly used for a theatrical and opera house. Today it is houses the Municipal Court. The original Monument listing all the men who died from Shelby County during the Civil War is now located on the ground level next to […]

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August 19, 2022

Open Doors: Shelby County Civil War Living History Weekend

In 1907 Ed “Spot” Miller brought his chuck wagon to downtown Sidney, setting it upon the corner of Ohio Ave. and Court St. City regulations did not allow establishments in this manner (with wheels). So he removed the wheels on his cart and added awnings to the sides to create a makeshift building. Later turning […]

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August 12, 2022

Open Doors: Shining Brighter, Growing Stronger

Come celebrate the 78th anniversary of the North Fairfield Museum, located in a 175 year old house. A great opportunity to visit with old friends and enjoy a soup luncheon and museum tour.

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August 12, 2022

From Art to Zinnias: Unique Tours of the Ohio Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse is the seat of the state’s government. But it’s also a beautiful building with a great art collection, lovely grounds, and an incredible history. Join the Ohio Statehouse Museum and Education Center for a day of unique, topical tours that show off many different aspects of one of the oldest working capitols […]

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August 12, 2022

Open Doors: Fulton County Fairground Historic Building Open House Tours

Join members of the Fulton County Historical Society for a FREE tour of their 1838 Canfield Cabin and the 1893 Reighard Blacksmith Shop at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Tours begin at the Museum of Fulton County (across the highway).

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August 12, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Lyons Ohio Open House Tours

Join members of the Lyons & Area Historical Society for a FREE tour of the 1903 Toledo and Western Railway Depot and the 1868 Universalist Church.

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August 12, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Holy Trinity Church Open House Tour

Join members of the Metamora Area Historical Society for a FREE tour of the 1888 former St. Mary’s Church in the heart of the village of Assumption OH.