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June 13, 2022

Open Doors: Huber Machinery Museum

We are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the opening of Huber Machinery Museum located on the Marion County Fairgrounds. The museum displays artifacts from the early inventions of Industrialist Edward Huber and the equipment manufactured decades after his death. The museum contains over 2000 plus artifacts and inventory items including Ed Huber’s first invention, a […]

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June 13, 2022

Open Doors: McGuffey House and Museum Open House

The Legacy of William Holmes McGuffey, the history of Miami University and the Federal vernacular architecture of the 1833 National Historic Landmark house. Guided tours available.

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May 25, 2022

Open Doors: Hillcrest Children’s Home Tribute Gallery & Museum

A tribute to the last and largest Children’s Home in Scioto County, Ohio. Early Ohio Children’s Home. Light refreshments will be provided.

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May 25, 2022

Open Doors: ACHS Off Limits Tour

Guests will embark on a self-guided tour of the Ashland County Historical Society’s hidden spaces. See the original cistern that the Cowan family used to disperse water throughout the house. Explore the basement of the Manor House that served as a summer kitchen for the Cowans. Hear about the tragic death of eight-year-old Grace Myers […]

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May 25, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Tour of Swanton!

We’re participating in the statewide Ohio Open Doors event on 9/16/2022 with the Ohio History Connection! Local sponsors are opening their historic buildings and landmarks to the public for special tours and programs. Join us in honoring the history, design and stories of our historic place! Learn more about Ohio Open Doors at ohiohistory.org/ood Complete […]

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May 25, 2022

Open Doors: Marion Women’s Club Home “Welcome Home” Event

The “Welcome Home” event is a firsthand opportunity to visit the beautiful and historic Colonial Revival Marion Women’s Club Home and hear the amazing stories of women of the Marion County Federation of Women’s Clubs and their community engagement and impact. You will also gain insights into the lives of Shauck and Ida Barlow and […]

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May 25, 2022

Open Doors: Hicksville’s Attic

Items pertaining to early times in Hicksville will be on display; different themes and related memorabilia will be featured.

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May 20, 2022

Open Doors: Hayesville Opera House

Visit one of Ohio’s older theaters; the Hayesville Opera House, built in 1886, is one of the best examples of a 19th century theater.

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May 20, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Barns of Ohio

Robert Kroeger, author of Historic Barns of Ohio, will offer a live painting, storytelling event, and book signing. Visitors can tour Kilpi Hall, a registered historic building established in 1899 as a Finnish Temperance Hall. In 1976, the building was purchased by a group of people who started the Conneaut Arts Center. Barns of the […]

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May 20, 2022

Open Doors: Major General William Lytle’s 252nd Birthday Celebration

Come celebrate the 252nd anniversary of the birth of Major General William Lytle. A free Open House with music by the Williamsburg Community Band, refreshments and tours of the recently completed Land Office (replica). Hailed the “Father of Clermont County”, William Lytle was appointed Deputy Surveyor at age 23 and surveyed the district near present […]