June 24, 2024

White Water Shaker Village Open House

Tour White Water Shaker Village White Water, established in 1823, is one of the 24 Shaker communal villages founded in the United States. The village is home to the country’s only remaining brick meeting house which was built in 1827 with an unusual, suspended truss system. In 1832 the large dwelling was constructed next door. […]

June 20, 2024

Ohio Open Doors: Hidden Treasures at the ACWCL Log Homestead

We have discovered a hidden and rare American piece of history. The 200-year-old homestead house is indeed a log home on the original site! In addition, barns and spring house are for your enjoyment. Looking forward to sharing it with you this year Once you drive in our welcoming wooded canopy drive will guide you […]

June 18, 2024

Historic Brownhelm School Open House

Come out and tour an 18th century schoolhouse that has been lovingly restored by the Brownhelm Historical Association over the last 15+ years. See classrooms restored to their late 18th and early 19th century appearance and hear about the efforts made by this all volunteer organization to save and restore this historic structure.

June 18, 2024

Brownhelm Station Church Open House

The Brownhelm Station Church, located at in Vermilion, is a quaint, pristine country church with an amazing history of survival. Many German families settled in the Brownhelm area and the German Reformed Church, or E&R Church, was established to meet the spiritual needs of the community. The property was donated in 1870 by Paul and […]

June 14, 2024

Historic St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Built in 1875, this Gothic styled structure is in excellent condition and still boasts all of its original features: pews, stain glass windows, working pump organ, and more.

June 13, 2024

Art and Architecture: Historic Architecture’s Influence on Contemporary Art

LemonChrystal Artist Sanctuary is an arts organization that offers special events, exhibits, workshops and a creator’s space, it’s a project that is still developing. Lennon and Chrystal (founding artists of LemonChrystal) are inviting the community to join them in an artist talk by Chrystal, on the topic of architecture’s influence on contemporary art. The special […]

June 5, 2024

150th Anniversary of the Sisters of Notre Dame Arrival in Cleveland

Forced to leave Germany by the anti-Catholic legislation of Bismarck’s “Kulturkampf”, three Sisters of Notre Dame arrived in Cleveland in 1874 and established their first ministry in the United States at St. Peter Parish, a German parish formed in Cleveland’s “East End” in 1853. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated in Historic St. Peter […]

June 4, 2024

Oberlin Heritage Center’s Self-Guided Tours of the Monroe House

Hear about the events and individuals that shaped Oberlin’s first one hundred years, including stories of those who lived in the Monroe House. Topics include Oberlin’s beginnings as a Christian Perfectionist community, coeducation, and abolition. Visitors are provided with a tablet that will take them through the 1866 Monroe House.

June 3, 2024

Historic Silver Street Jail Tours – Warren County

Step inside Warren County’s history by touring the historic Silver Street Jail & Sheriff’s Residence! Records Center staff will walk visitors through the building, sharing stories of the building and Warren County’s penal history along the way. NOTE: This structure was built in the late 19th century and is not ADA accessible.

June 2, 2024

Public Art in a Historic Space: Leave Your Mark & Explore Middletown’s Historic Masonic Temple

Come tour Middletown’s historic Masonic Temple, now home to the Art Central Foundation. Spend some time exploring this 1883 treasure, learn a bit about it’s history and leave your mark by taking part in a community art project!