Open Doors: Chester Shade Historical Association Genealogy Fair & 1823 Courthouse Tour

Chester Courthouse & Academy 46454 State Route 248 Chester, Ohio 45720 Open in Google Map
September 10, 2022 / 9 - 4 p.m.
Additional Considerations:
• Photography permitted
• Limited Space
ALL - Free

This annual event features a free beginners genealogy research class conducted by a registered genealogist, and gives participants access to the research materials housed in the restored 1841 Chester Academy Building; lunch will be available for a small fee.

Also, next door is the restored 1823 Old Meigs County Courthouse used as a museum and open to the public at no cost; this courthouse is the oldest standing courthouse in Ohio, and possibly in the Northwest Territory. Both buildings are on the National Register for Historical Places.

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