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County Date Mentor County Date Mentor
Adams 1797   Allen 1820  
Ashland 1846   Ashtabula 1807  
Athens 1805 Auglaize 1848  
Belmont 1801   Brown 1818  
Butler 1803 Carroll 1833
Champaign 1805   Clark 1818  
Clermont 1900   Clinton 1810  
Columbiana 1803   Coshocton 1810  
Crawford 1820   Cuyahoga 1807  
Darke 1809   Defiance 1845  
Delaware 1808   Erie 1838  
Fairfield 1800 Fayette 1800  
Franklin 1803   Fulton 1850  
Gallia 1803   Geauga 1806  
Greene 1803   Guernsey 1810  
Hamilton 1790   Hancock 1820 Diane
Hardin 1820   Harrison 1813  
Henry 1820 Highland 1805
Hocking 1818   Holmes 1824  
Huron 1809   Jackson 1816  
Jefferson 1797   Know 1808  
Lake 1840   Lawrence 1815  
Licking 1808   Logan 1818  
Lorain 1822   Lucas 1835
Madison 1810   Mahoning 1846  
Marion 1820   Medina 1812  
Meigs 1819 Mercer 1820  
Miami 1807   Monroe 1813  
Montgomery 1803 Morgan 1817  
Morrow 1848   Muskingum 1803  
Noble 1851   Ottawa 1803  
Paulding 1820   Perry 1818  
Pickaway 1810   Pike 1815  
Portage 1807   Preble 1808  
Putnam 1820   Richland 1808  
Ross 1798   Sandusky 1820  
Scioto 1803   Seneca 1820  
Shelby 1819   Stark 1808  
Summit 1840   Trumbull 1800  
Tuscarawas 1808   Union 1820  
Van Wert 1820   Vinton 1850  
Warren 1803   Washington 1788  
Wayne 1808 Williams 1820  
Wood 1820   Wyandot 1845  



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Adams: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Adams County Historical Society mission statement is to preserve the heritage of previous generations, educate future generations and create a better future.   http://www.achs-ohio.org/   The Society meetings are held in March, May, July, September, November, and December on the 2nd...
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Allen: Historical Society and Museum

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Whether you’re an avid museum visitor, a serious historical researcher, or just looking for an enjoyable time out, the Allen County Museum has something for everyone.  Our campus includes the main Museum (including the Children’s Discovery Center), the 1893 Victorian MacDonell House, log hou...
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Ashland: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Ashland County Historical Society is located in the heart of the Center Street Historical District of Ashland, Ohio. Its campus consists of three houses. The Manor House was the first purchased. It was built by J.P. Cowan in 1859 and sold to P.A. Myers in 1906 to be given to his son Guy...
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Ashtabula: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
There are 3 Museums owned by the ACHS, the Giddings Law Office, a National Historic Landmark (built in 1823) in Jefferson, the Blakeslee Log Cabin in Plymouth Township south of Ashtabula and the Jennie Munger Gregory Museum in Geneva-on-the-Lake.   http://www.ashtcohs.com/   Northern Oh...
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Ashtabula: Historical Society of Conneaut

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Welcome to our Web site. If you are planning a trip to our town or you might be stopping through overnight, you've come to the right place. We've got all the historical information every tourist wants of this area.   http://www.conneauthistorical.org/   In addition to our historical mus...
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Ashtabula: Historical Society of Jefferson

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
In towns and villages across the country historic buildings are rapidly disappearing. Jefferson has seen it's fair share of historic buildings disappear. One only has to look at the old village maps to see the changes that have taken place over the many years.   In summer of 2005 Jefferson w...
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Auglaize: Historical Society of Minster

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Minster Historical Society collects, preserves, interprets, and shares the history of Minster, the surrounding area, and  its people through exhibits, programs, and publications. Established in 1976, the Minster Historical Society has been telling Minster's story for more than thirty yea...
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Auglaize: Historical Society of New Knoxville

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Preserving Our Heritage in New Knoxville, Ohio http://www.nktelco.n...toricalsociety/   We have five historic buildings at Heritage Center which covers two village lots.  This museum maintains and displays items of historic information and interest pertaining to the lives and accompl...
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Carroll: Abstract

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
     Carroll County was created in 1833 from Stark, Columbiana, Jefferson, Harrison, & Tuscarawas Counties. The county seat is Carrollton.  It is named for  Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Cities, towns, and...
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Carroll: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Carroll County Hisorial Society was formed August 20, 1963 with the prime objective of preserving the historic McCook House, a state memorial owned by the Ohio Historical Society. We have enjoyed good relations with the OHS and currently we manage the McCook House under a lease arrangement. O...
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Carroll: Surname: WARREN, William

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
Warren, William   283, William Warren - Portrait And Biographical Album Of  Mecosta County ,  Mich.   All rights reserved.  Genealogists may use the information provided here freely. This page, and the information it provides may not be copied for commercial use of...
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Champaign: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Purpose:      The Champaign County Historical Society, incorporated under the laws of the State of Ohio, shall be headquartered at the Champaign County Historical Museum, 809 East Lawn Avenue, Urbana, Ohio.  The purpose of the Society is to promote education on the histor...
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Clark: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Society’s Mission The Mission of the Clark County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and interpret resources which provide understanding and appreciation of Clark County’s heritage, and to relate the community’s past to the present and its future.   The Society’s Goals To acqui...
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Clark: Historical Society of Enon

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Enon Community Historical Society (ECHS) has moved into its new headquarters at 45 Indian Drive, Enon, Ohio, formerly the Enon Branch of the Clark County Library. Now ECHS can expanded its services to the community! Please stop by for a visit.  Our current hours of operation are listed b...
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Clinton: Genealogical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
A new Lineage Society has been added to the Clinton County Genealogical Society’s family of Lineage Societies. This society is open to all members of CCGS who are direct descendants of an individual who settled in the area now encompassed by the County of Clinton between 1 January 1821 and 31 Dec...
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Clinton: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Mission of the Clinton County Historical Society is to encourage community involvement in the preservation, education and promotion of Clinton County history and genealogy for the benefit of all people for present and future generations.   The Clinton County Historical Society relies on...
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Coshocton

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
In the early part of the nineteenth century, pioneers migrating westward from Pennsylvania, passing through the Tuscarawas Valley, came upon an area with excellent water supply and many of the Pennsylvania Germans settled in the Bucks Township area. As Population in the town increased, the decisi...
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Darke: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Darke County Historical Society, Inc. (DCHS) is dedicated to preserving the history of the county and fostering education on its relevance to the American experience. Its mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit, study, and interpret materials relating to the history and culture of Darke Coun...
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Delaware: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Our mission is to promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County, Ohio through historical preservation and education.   http://www.delawareohiohistory.org/   To promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County, Ohio, through historic preservation and educat...
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Delaware: Historical Society of Big Walnut Area

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Society was organized in April 1993. Primary  objective of the society is to promote the preservation of local history in all forms in Eastern Delaware County, Ohio. Over one hundred local residents became charter members.   After building a new library on Burrer Drive, Community Li...
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Erie: Historical Society of Huron

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
“To acquire, preserve, study, maintain and exhibit historical documents, photographs and other materials relating to the history and progress of the Huron community.”   http://www.thehuronh...calsociety.org/   Huron, Ohio is located on the southern most point of Lake Erie, midway betwee...
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Fulton: Historical Society

Ohio 13 Mar 2015
Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts and written records pertaining to Fulton County.   The Fulton County Historical Society uniquely provides to a diverse audience, access to experience Fulton County’s local cultural history through a research facility, programs, dem...
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Geauga: Historical Society and Century Village Museum

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Geauga County Historical Society ensures that the history of Geauga County is preserved for the education and appreciation of present and future generations.   Our fully restored Century Village Museum, located in Burton, Ohio is an authentic representation of a Western Reserve Village f...
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Greene: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The site doesn't seem to have much information on it, but it does really. Maybe they don't have a web team.  Worth checking out though.   https://sites.google...toricalsociety/
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Greene: Historical Society of Beavercreek

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Programs are free and open to the public. Meeting times and locations are also published in area newspapers and the Historical Society newsletter.   http://beavercreekhi....org/wordpress/
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Greene: Historical Society of Yellow Springs

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Usually when one thinks of historical preservation, one thinks of highly-visible public monuments and buildings, and proponents of historical preservation have a fairly easy time publicizing the object of interest. Sometimes, however, there are smaller items of historical interest threatened by t...
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Harrison: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The mission of the Harrison County Historical Society is to preserve and interpret our rich history. Our archives include everything from early land grants to modern playbills. Our collections include a mastodon tooth found in the county, Native American artifacts, the earliest documented photogr...
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Hocking: Historical Society and Museum

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Hocking County Historical Society Museum complex consists of six buildings: the Schempp House, Carriage House, Lutz Steam Car, the Historical Center Building, the Print Shop and the Hocking Valley Railroad Telegraph Office. We encourage people living in our community and guests visiting the...
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Holmes: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Holmes County Historical Society is a countywide 501C3, non profit organization dedicated to preserving, collecting and archiving the rich Holmes County history for future generations.  The society's base of operation is the Victorian House Museum located at 484 Wooster Rd. in Historic M...
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Jackson: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
In February 2015 the lease to the Hocking Valley Rail Road Depot between the  City of Jackson and the Jackson Historical Society was signed.    Almost immediately the society hired the Ron Evans folks to install a new metal roof, thus stopping any further deterioration of the...
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Knox: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Unless otherwise noted, our monthly meetings are held at the Knox County Historical Society Museum, 875 Harcourt Road, in Mount Vernon. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m., are free, and open to the public.   http://www.knoxhistory.org/   Mission: The mission of the Knox County Historical Socie...
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Lake: Historical Society

Ohio 13 Mar 2015
Our History   Lake County Historical Society originally preserved President James A. Garfield’s home. From 1938 until 1983 a version of the Lake County Historical Society maintained President James A. Garfield’s home in Mentor, Ohio. In 1983, the National Park Service assumed...
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Lake: Historical Society of Eastlake

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
In early times, all of northern Ohio belonged to the Erie Indians. The Eries are probably related to the Iroquois. It is not known whether they are descended from, or ancestor of, that nation. Erie territory extended from New York's Genesee River across northern Ohio to the Miami River.   Th...
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Lake: Historical Society of Perry

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Perry Historical Society, incorporated in 1992, was formed to collect and preserve for future generations, historic items that originated in Perry Township, North Perry and Perry Villages, including photographs, books, manuals, memoirs, permanent records, documents, letters, clothing, furnitu...
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Lawrence: Historical and Genealogical Society, The Register

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Lawrence County, Ohio borders the Ohio River at the Southernmost part of the state. Six architecturally interesting bridges span the Ohio River, connecting Lawrence County with various locations in both Kentucky and West Virginia. Because of these bridges, metropolitan Ashland, KY and Huntington,...
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Logan: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Welcome to the Logan County History Center, which includes the Logan County Museum, Logan County Transportation Museum, and the Orr Mansion, at 521 E. Columbus Avenue, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311. This location became the new home of the Logan County Historical Society in 1989. The Society dates fr...
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Logan: Historical Society of Indian Lake

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Indian Lake Area Historical Society, Inc. was formed in 2003 and is a not-for-profit corporation created in part to: Protect and preserve the historical documents, buildings, cultures and environment of Indian Lake as resources will permit Recruit residents and friends of the Indian Lake are...
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Madison: Historical Society of Plain City

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Welcome to the heart of Ohio farm country and The Plain City Historical Society's Website.  Be sure to visit our photo gallery to see pictures from around the Plain City area.  Please check periodically and watch as we continue "Saving The Past For The Future" and work to preserve and d...
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Medina: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The society is formed for the purpose of promoting, maintaining and preserving all such things as relate to and are of historical interest pertaining to the County of Medina, State of Ohio.   http://www.medinahistorical.com/   Post Office Box 306 206 North Elmwood Street Medina, Ohio 44...
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Medina: Historical Society of Brunswick

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Settlers from the East Coast began arriving in the Brunswick area, then part of the Western Reserve, in 1815 in search of better lives and land to farm. Through backbreaking labor, these courageous pioneers cleared the land and built their homesteads and mills. Eventually, churches, general store...
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Medina: Preservation Society of Weymouth

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
Seems to be a nice active group of people working on historical features of their area.  Doing a really good job as well!   http://www.weymouthp...ionsociety.com/
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Meigs: Abstract

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
     Meigs County obtained its territory from Athens & Gallia counties in 1819. The county seat is Pomeroy.   It is named for Return J. Meigs, Jr., the 4th Governor of Ohio.  Cities, towns, and villages (past and present) of Meigs County are Alfred, Apple Grove,...
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Miami: Historical Society of Troy

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Troy Historical Society (TTHS) was established in 1965 by a cadre of historic minded individuals whose goal was to preserve the history of Troy and the local Miami county area.     The Troy Historical Society houses its collection of archives that includes books, maps, photos, broch...
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Morgan: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Morgan County Historical Society Museum is the central repository for the Society's collections. Opened in 2004, its main gallery houses thousands of artifacts and antiquities that tell the story of Morgan County, Ohio and its people. The Museum also houses the Society's genealogy collections...
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Muskingum: Historical Society and Pioneer Museum

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Historical Society will again partner with the Zanesville Museum of Art to provide a preservation workshop for our members and the community. The second class in the series will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the Stone Academy Historic Site and Museum   http://www....
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Ohio Local History Alliance

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purp...
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Ottawa: Historical Society of Elmore

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Mission Statement:      To preserve the history of Northwest Ohio and to increase awareness of the importance of historical sites and buildings in our area.   Objectives:      1. To gather, preserve and/or restore the following structures and buildings...
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Ottawa: Historical Society of Marblehead

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1998 to establish a museum for the preservation of the history of this unique village on the shores of Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay, with a special interest in its historic Marblehead Lighthouse.   http://...
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Paulding: Historical Society of John Paulding

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
We hope this website helps you appreciate the history of Paulding County Ohio. You can use this website to read the JPHS Newsletter, look at and comment on pictures, and learn about JPHS events.   http://www.johnpauld...calsociety.org/   The John Paulding Historical Society, Inc. was ch...
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Perry: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Perry County Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing Perry County history. Some past events have included Civil War Days, sponsoring history programs in our schools, sponsoring essay contests, and many other activities. If you have something to share about Perry County Histo...
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Portage: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Portage County is located in Northeast Ohio, south of Cleveland, west of Youngstown and east of Akron. The Portage County Historical Society is located at 6549 North Chestnut St. in Ravenna, Ohio.   http://www.portageco....org/index.html   The Portage County Historical Society was for...
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Portage: Historical Society of Aurora

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Dear Aurora Historical Society Member or Prospective Member,   We have enjoyed another wonderful and productive year with you as a valued member and volunteer for the Aurora Historical Society and know we can count on your continued support in the coming year. With your assistance we have co...
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Portage: Historical Society of Kent

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Mission of the Kent Historical Society is to be the primary Kent history resource and reference center, leading the community in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Kent's heritage through exhibitions, educational programs, and activities. Join with us. Volunteer.   ...
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Preble: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The PCHS is a non-profit corporation organized in 1971 with the mission to promote knowledge of Preble County and Ohio history. We are dedicated to collect, preserve, display, and to maintain materials and objects of all types which have historical interest and significance to Preble County and O...
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Putnam: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Welcome to the Putnam County Historical Society and Museum's website. The Pioneer Association was organized September 6, 1873 in Kalida, Ohio. The membership was limited to those people who had lived in the county prior to 1840. As time passed, this was revised several times. Now anyone intereste...
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Richland: Historical Society of Bellville

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Dedicated to the people of Bellville, Ohio Our charter is the accurate interpretation and documentation of the historical events of the village of Bellville and Jefferson Township   http://www.angelfire.com/oh/bellville/
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Ross: Genealogical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
LIBRARY: The RCGS Library and office is located at 444 Douglas Avenue, Chillicothe. The hours are 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday evening and 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Saturday. Non-members are asked for a $1.00 donation each time they research.  ...
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Ross: Historical Society

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Ross County Historical Society was founded in 1896 to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Chillicothe Ohio and to preserve and promote the study of the history of the city, Ross County and the surrounding region. One hundred years later, the Society's mission remains the same. The R...
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Ross: Historical Society of Frankfort

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Village of Frankfort Historical Society Interested in learning about the history of Frankfort, Ohio? Contact our Historical Society:                            ...
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Shelby: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Our Mission Statement: The Shelby County Historical Society is an educational organization whose main purposes are to preserve historical resources, provide educational opportunities, and promote awareness of Shelby County History.   http://www.shelbycountyhistory.org/   There is an inn...
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Union: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Union County has many historical markers around the county. The Ohio Historical Markers identify, commemorate and honor the important people, places and events that have contributed to the state's rich history. The Ohio Historical Markers Program, administered by the Ohio Historical Society, is a...
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Warren: Historical Society and Museum

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
There is so much to see and do at the Warren County Historical Society. Whether you are 10 years old or 50 or 75, you will find something entertaining and educational here!   From new exhibits in our three-story Warren County History Center museum to special events, to holiday tours of...
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Warren: Historical Society of Green

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Mason Historical Society Constitution and By-Laws   Article 3 - Purposes.......   to create, promote and preserve a continuing interest in the history and heritage of Mason and the surrounding area and the State of Ohio; to collect, preserve, and exhibit for educational and cultural pur...
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Washington: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
"The mission of the Washington County Historical Society is to collect, study and preserve all items pertaining to the history of Washington County, Ohio, and to educate the public concerning it."   http://wchs-ohio.org/
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Washington: Historical Society of Belpre

Ohio 15 Mar 2015
The Belpre Historical Society’s meeting is 7:00pm at the Farmers’ Castle Museum Education Center.   http://belprehistory.com/
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Willard Cemetery

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
Name Date of Birth Date of Death Conver, Amy Jane d/o John P & Emily Conver  ND ND Seward, David 4y 1m 13d   24 Sep 1844   7 Oct 1848  Seward, Elizabeth 29y 6m 11d Wife of Byrum   14 Apr 1815   25 Oct 1844  Seward, Isaac 62y 5m 21d ...
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Williams: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
The Williams County Historical Society was founded in 1956 by a group of citizens interested in identifying the various sites of historical interest in the county. Although the society also wanted to have a museum in which to preserve artifacts, it took another twelve years to achieve this goal....
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Wood: Historical Center and Museum

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
In 1865, the Wood County Board of Commissioners agreed to move ahead on plans to build a poor farm. By 1867, they had raised the funds necessary to buy 160 acres southeast of Bowling Green. They followed up by accepting bids on the building contract and hiring the first of several Superintendents...
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Wood: Historical Society of Grand Rapids

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
Founded in 1975, our mission is to provide education on our region's rich history, bring the community together through historical & cultural events, and help fund the activities of other local nonprofits.   http://www.grandrapi...calsociety.org/   The Historical Society of Grand Ra...
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Wyandot: Historical Society

Ohio 14 Mar 2015
History of the Wyandot County Historical Society   In the early 1900s, several attempts were made to begin an historical society in Wyandot County. Emil Schlup, Zach Smith, Mark Carr, Jay Marguerat and Cyrus Hare formed an organization called the Wyandot Historical Society, but it did not su...
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