EVENTS: History & Heritage

Aug 26

Wood County Living History Day

History comes alive as local residents portray citizens interred in Wood County Cemeteries.

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Sep 13

Using Ancestry.com

Un-earth your family roots!

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Sep 13

Tea Series - The Culture of Driving during the 1920's

The post-war era gave us more free time and more places to go.

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Oct 3

German-American Day

Listen to presentations by Dr. Geoff Howes and Education Coordinator Michael McMaster about the German-American experience during World War I in Northwest Ohio.

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Oct 11

Using the Fold3 Military Records Online Resource

Are you a military reenactor? Curious about your family's history in the military? A military history buff?

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Oct 11

Tea Series - Popular Theater During the Interwar Years

The Show Must (and did!) go on after WWI

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Oct 20

Free Family Folklore and Funfest

Free Family Fall Fun!

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Oct 23

Ohio Haunted History

Do tales of "ghosties, ghoulies, and long-leggedy beasties" excite your imagination?

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Oct 27

Demonstration Days: Log Cabin Folklore

Interact with costumed interpreters inside the Log Cabin.

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Oct 27

Friday Night Folklore Trick, Treat & Tour

Take a spooky guided walk around the grounds of the Historical Center

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Nov 8

Tea Series - The Art of Contract Bridge

Bridge was one of the most popular card games of the 1920's and 1930's.

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Nov 10

Demonstration Days: Leisure on the Lawn

Come learn about 1920's Leisure activities!

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Dec 1

Demonstration Day : Historic English Christmas

Visit with costumed interpreters at this fun, interactive holiday event.

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Dec 1

Holiday Gala Fundraiser: Leisure Time of the 1920's

Celebrate the end of WWI with this annual holiday fundraiser!

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Dec 6

Tea Series - The Pleasures of the Journey

Passenger ships sail the Great Lakes during the 20's and 30's

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Dec 13

Tea Series - Fashions of the 1920's and 1930's

"Coco" to "Deco" - how the Roaring 20's influenced women's fashion, and what happened when the party ended.

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