2. Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints, 1796-1850
Description: The Morgan Bibliography describes almost 10,000 books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio from 1796 to 1850. The bibliography includes names of libraries that own copie... (full)
Tags: Libraries, Education, History and Genealogy, Arts and Architecture

3. National Heisey Glass Museum
Description: Official website of the National Heisey Glass Museum located in Newark, Ohio.
Tags: Family Activities, Arts and Architecture, History and Genealogy, Licking County

4. Reproducing Piano Roll Foundation
Description: Its purpose is simple: to preserve the unique performances of the golden age pianists, set down on perforated music rolls between 1905 and 1930.
Tags: Cuyahoga County, Family Activities, Arts and Architecture, History and Genealogy

5. Lock 3 Akron
Description: Lock 3 is an outdoor concert venue in downtown Akron, Ohio. Also, the Akron History Museum at Lock 3 reveals the roots of the region, including Akron's rich industrial legacy ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Summit County, Arts and Architecture

6. Ohio's Small-town Museum
Description: Our museum was started to reconnect people to our community and its past.
Tags: Family Activities, Arts and Architecture, Pickaway County, History and Genealogy

7. Akron Arboreta and Tour Gardens
Description: Information about the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron, Ohio.
Tags: Family Activities, Summit County, History and Genealogy, Sports and Recreation, Home and Garden

8. Huffman Historic District
Description: Huffman is a historic district located about a mile east of Downtown Dayton, Ohio. Learn about its history, as well as current home and garden tour info.
Tags: Home and Garden, History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Montgomery County

9. Sarah Benedict House and Garden
Description: The Sarah Benedict House, 3751 Prospect Avenue, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the Upper Prospect Avenue Historic District. The building ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Cuyahoga County, Home and Garden

10. Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Description: Created by students and scholars at Cleveland State University, this site has grown in collaboration with the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation. Perhaps the world's first ... (full)
Tags: Home and Garden, History and Genealogy, Cuyahoga County

11. Ohio Governor's Residence & Heritage Garden
Description: Official website of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden.
Tags: Family Activities, Home and Garden, Franklin County, Sports and Recreation, History and Genealogy


13. Fort Hill State Memorial
Description: Fort Hill State Memorial is a nature preserve containing one of the best preserved Indian hilltop enclosures in North America. The Hopewell Indians (100 B.C.-A.D. 500) constru... (full)
Tags: Highland County, Family Activities, Science and Nature, History and Genealogy

14. Ohio Haunted Places
Description: Index of reportedly haunted locations in Ohio.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

15. Ohio Village
Description: Ohio Village is designed to recreate the appearance of a typical county-seat town in Ohio during the mid 19th century, about the time of the Civil War. Adjacent to the Ohio Hi... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Franklin County, History and Genealogy

16. Christmas Manor
Description: Christmas Manor, in Bryan, Ohio, is a nineteen room, circa 1874 Victorian Italianate home, displaying hundreds of decorations for home and tree.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Williams County, Family Activities

17. Friends of Fort Laurens Foundation
Description: Official Web site of Ohio's only Revolutionary War fort, constructed in 1778 in Tuscarawas County.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Tuscarawas County

18. Marion County Historical Society
Description: The Marion County Historical Society was founded in 1969 by a group of adult education students who had attended classes by Marion’s unofficial historian, Charlton Myers. S... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Marion County, History and Genealogy

19. Ohio National Register of Historic Places
Description: List of buildings and sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Ohio.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

20. Historic House Museums in Ohio
Description: Links to historic hose museums in Ohio from the Victorian Preservation Association.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

21. Lighthouses of Lake Erie
Description: Links to some lighthouse sites around Lake Erie.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

22. Wayne County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Wayne County Historical Museum campus includes six buildings. The Kister Building features a formal gallery of rotating exhibits, horse-drawn carriages, Native American ar... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Wayne County

23. Athens County Museum
Description: The Athens County Historical Society & Museum works to collect, preserve, and display items of historical nature and to promote the study, interpretation, and understanding of... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Athens County

24. Mahler Museum and History Center
Description: Operated by the Berea Historical Society, the Mahler Museum and History Center, features displays of the Gray's Candy Kitchen, a Victorian mansion dollhouse, and a model of th... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Cuyahoga County

25. Cincinnati History Museum
Description: The Cincinnati History Museum opened in 1990 and is one of the largest and most significant urban history museums in the country. The Cincinnati History Museum displays materi... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Hamilton County, History and Genealogy

26. Crawford Auto Aviation Collection
Description: The Crawford Auto Aviation Collection is part of the Western Reserve Historical Society and represents Northeast Ohio's vital role in transportation history. WRHS collects and... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Cuyahoga County, Family Activities

27. McGuffey Museum
Description: The William Holmes McGuffey Museum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits materials relating to the life of William Holmes McGuffey, the McGuffey Eclectic Reader series... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Butler County, Family Activities

28. Burchfield Homestead Museum
Description: Operated by the Burchfield Homestead Society, the Burchfield Homestead Museum was the home of artist Charles Burchfield, from age five in 1898 to 28 in 1921. It was in this ho... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Columbiana County

29. Frostville Museum
Description: Operated by the Olmsted Historical Society, Frostville Museum is a living history of 19th century Ohio. The museum consists of eight buildings: the Prechtel House (the only ho... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Cuyahoga County

30. Milan Historical Museum
Description: The Milan Historical Museum is a seven building campus located just steps from the birthplace of America's greatest inventor, Thomas A. Edison. The Museum offers a family-cen... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Huron County, Erie County, History and Genealogy

31. Holmes County Historical Society Victorian House Museum
Description: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 28 room Queen Anne style home serves as the society's museum of Victoriana and collection of Holmes County history.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Holmes County, Family Activities

32. Jennnie Munger Memorial Museum
Description: This 1823 farmhouse on the Lake Erie shore, the headquarters for the Ashtabula County Historical Society, features family rooms furnished in the late Victorian style and speci... (full)
Tags: Ashtabula County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

33. Van Wert County Historical Museum
Description: The old Clark Mansion, sometimes known as the "House of Seven Oaks", was given to the Van Wert Historical Society in 1955 by William Fostnaught, a local attorney and school te... (full)
Tags: Van Wert County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

34. Garst Museum
Description: Operated by the Darke County Historical Society, the Garst Museum, features displays of Native American artifacts and items pertaining to the Treaty of Greenville, and a milit... (full)
Tags: Darke County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

35. Ross County Heritage Center
Description: Official website of the Ross County Historical Society in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Ross County Heritage Center opened in 1934 and is the Society's flagship museum. The museum in... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Ross County

36. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
Description: The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum is located in Canton, Ohio. Owned and operated by the Stark County Historical Society, the Museum is dedicated to collecti... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Stark County

37. Heritage Center of Clark County
Description: A century-old City Hall and Marketplace has become the new home for Clark County/Springfield's heritage. Priceless mementos have been assembled to open an exciting window on ... (full)
Tags: Clark County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

38. Hancock Historical Museum
Description: The Hancock Historical Museum is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the history of Hancock County. The museum has permanent displays relating to the history of... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Hancock County

39. Oldest Stone House Museum
Description: Operated by the Lakewood Historical Society, the Oldest Stone House Museum displays a rich collection of relics-spinning wheels, furniture, household items, clothing, tools, b... (full)
Tags: Cuyahoga County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

40. Clyde Historical Museum
Description: The Clyde Museum features unique historical items such as Indian artifacts, pioneer to industrial era items, and interesting memorabilia about war heroes and other famous peop... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Sandusky County, Family Activities

41. Franklin Area Historical Society
Description: The Franklin Area Historical Society (FAHS) was established in 1965 to preserve the history of the City of Franklin and the area. This is accomplished through a variety of pub... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Warren County

42. Fostoria Museum
Description: Operated by the Fostoria Area Historical Society, items on display at the Fostoria Museum include Located furniture and memorabilia of Charles "Calico Charlie" Foster. His fat... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Seneca County, Hancock County, Wood County, Family Activities

43. Lowrie-Beatty Museum
Description: Operated by the Portage County Historical Society, the John Lowrie & Mary Helen Beatty Museum is located in Ravenna. Items displayed include Native American tools and flints, ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Portage County

44. Wapakoneta Local History Museum
Description: Operated by the Auglaize County Historical Society, the Wapakoneta Local History Museum is housed in the original First Presbyterian Church built in 1861-1862. The structure i... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Auglaize County, History and Genealogy

45. Eloise Ridgeway Noonan House
Description: The Eloise Ridgeway Noonan House is the administrative home of the Ashland County Historical Society and the Betty Plank research library and archives. The second museum featu... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Ashland County

46. Thornburg Carriage House
Description: Operated by the Ashland Historical Society, the Thornburg Carriage House features exhibits of industrial items from companies that served and employed Ashland. The building is... (full)
Tags: Ashland County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

47. Daniel Mooney Museum
Description: The Daniel Mooney Museum has been the home of the Auglaize County Historical Society since 1981. The museum is housed in the former home of of Major Charles Hipp, a Civil War ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Auglaize County, Family Activities

48. Bedford Town Hall Museum
Description: The 1874 Town Hall is located on Bedford Public Square. The three story brick building is constructed in the Second Empire Style. It has been renovated and upgraded periodical... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Cuyahoga County, History and Genealogy

49. Walton House Museum
Description: The Walton House Museum houses the administrative office of the Historical Society, a variety of exhibits and is a part of Walking Tour of downtown Centerville.
Tags: Montgomery County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

50. Champaign County Historical Society Museum
Description: Operated by the Champaign County Historical Society, the Champaign County Historical Museum, displays of artifacts, documents, and other historical resources from all of Champ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Champaign County

51. Clinton County History Center
Description: The Clinton County History Center in Wilmington is a multi-function facility owned and operated by the Clinton County Historical Society, serving all those interested in our r... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Clinton County, History and Genealogy

52. Clermont County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Clermont County Historical Society Museum is located at Harmony Hill, 299 S. Third Street, Williamsburg. In addition to displays of historical artifacts concerning Clermon... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Clermont County, Family Activities

53. Firelands Museum
Description: Operated by the Firelands Historical Society, the Firelands Museum is housed in Preston-Wickham House. The museum features displays of Indian artifacts, glassware, antique fur... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Huron County, History and Genealogy

54. Fulton County Historical Museum
Description: The Fulton County Historical Museum is housed in an 1868 Romanesque Revival two-story brick building rich in Fulton County history. The building served as Wauseon's first High... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Fulton County, Family Activities

55. Garfield Heights Historical Society Museum
Description: The Garfield Heights Historical Society Museum was established in 1994. The museum displays many old pictorial albums, old newspapers, copies of old Leaders (our neighborhood ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Cuyahoga County

56. Henry County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Henry County Historical Society's museum is housed in a former Methodist Episcopal Church. The museum accents several aspects of county history. “Many Were Called” exhibit... (full)
Tags: Henry County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

57. Palmer House & Museum
Description: Operated by the Historical Society of Olde Northfield, the Palmer House and Museum displays collections of farm implements, books, household items and furniture. The house, bu... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Summit County, History and Genealogy

58. Jefferson County Museum
Description: Operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society, the Jefferson County Museum is housed in the Emma Carter and Alexander Beatty Sharpe Mansion. The personal desk of Secreta... (full)
Tags: Jefferson County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

59. Rowe Museum
Description: Operated by the Kent Historical Society, the Rowe Museum is housed on the upper floor of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad Depot. The museum's mission is to preserve and... (full)
Tags: Portage County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

60. Knox County Museum
Description: Operated by the Knox County Historical Society, the Knox County Museum represents many aspects of Knox County's history, including industry, arts and entertainment, transporta... (full)
Tags: Knox County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

61. Lake County History Center
Description: The Lake County Historical Society oversees operation of the Lake County History Center. The Center contains the museum building, barn summer theatre and out buildings for edu... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Lake County

62. Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum
Description: The Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum is located in Put-in-Bay, on South Bass Island. The mission of the museum is to preserve, interpret and educate the community a... (full)
Tags: Ottawa County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

63. Robbins-Hunter Museum
Description: The Robbins-Hunter Museum is housed in a nationally acclaimed Greek Revival house built in 1842 in Granville Ohio. The museum features room displays of 18th and 19th century A... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Licking County

64. Alexandria Museum
Description: The Alexandria Museum is located in the historic pre-1860 Laycock House, in the center of the Village of Alexandria, Licking County, Ohio. The collections were founded over 30... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Licking County

65. Logan County Museum
Description: Operated by the Logan County Historical Society, the Logan County Museum is housed in the Orr Mansion, in Bellefontaine. The museum features three exhibit areas: the hallway e... (full)
Tags: Logan County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

66. Hickories Museum
Description: Operated by the Lorain County Historical Society, the Hickories Museum is housed in a mansion built in 1895. The museum interprets the lifestyle of a wealthy Lorain County fam... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Lorain County

67. Arms Family Museum
Description: Operated by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, the Arms Family Museum houses exhibits that explore the history of all the people who have lived in the Mahoning Valley. Th... (full)
Tags: Mahoning County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

68. John Smart House
Description: Operated by the Medina County Historical Society, the John Smart House Museum is located in Medina, Ohio. Displays include furnishings, vintage clothing, and American Indian, ... (full)
Tags: Medina County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

69. North Baltimore Area Historical Center
Description: The North Baltimore Area Historical Center is housed in the ten room Queen Anne Style historical center in the heart of downtown North Baltimore, Ohio. The center features an ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Wood County

70. Putnam County Museum
Description: Operated by the Putnam County Historical Society, the Putnam County Museum exhibits feature Victorian life, furniture, and household, military and early school items. The muse... (full)
Tags: Putnam County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

71. Reynoldsburg-Truro Historical Museum
Description: Operated by the Reynoldsburg-Truro, Ohio Historical Society, the Reynoldsburg-Truro, Ohio Historical Museum displays an increasing collection of tools, costumes, photos, house... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Franklin County, Family Activities

72. Sabina Historical Society Museum
Description: The Sabina Historical Society Museum features displays documenting the history of Sabina, Ohio.
Tags: Clinton County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

73. Salem Historical Society Museum
Description: The Salem Historical Society Museum is a nonprofit volunteer organization that maintains three buildings to house and display many historical artifacts. Its purpose is to coll... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Columbiana County

74. Sandusky County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Holderman Home, which currently houses the Sandusky County Historical Society Museum, was built in 1884. The cost of the Victorian style home was $14,000, and was consider... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Sandusky County, History and Genealogy

75. William A. Ross, Jr. Historical Center
Description: Operated by the Shelby County Historical Society, the William A. Ross, Jr. Historical Center features exhibits and a research center for its visitors highlighting the rich his... (full)
Tags: Shelby County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

76. South Euclid Historical Society Musem
Description: The South Euclid Historical Society Museum is located in the five-room gardener's quarters of the William E. Telling mansion. The collections promote interest in the history o... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Cuyahoga County

77. Warren County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Warren County Historical Society Museum is housed in a three story, 28,000-square-foot brick building. It contains artifacts from prehistoric eras to the mid-20th century ... (full)
Tags: Warren County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

78. Williams County Historical Society Museum
Description: Located on the county fairgrounds in Montpelier, Ohio, the Williams County Historical Museum is the focal point of the Williams County Historical Society. The five gallery, 9,... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Williams County, Family Activities

79. Preble County Historical Society
Description: The Preble County Historical Society, located in Eaton, Ohio, is dedicated to preserving and protecting county heritage, artifacts, memories, and ideas. From the early 1800s t... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Preble County

80. Wyandot County Museum
Description: The Wyandot County Museum is located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This historic home was built in 1852 for the Beery family. The home was later occupied by one of the Beery daught... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Wyandot County, Family Activities

81. Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center
Description: The Southern Ohio Museum opened its galleries and programs to the public in 1979, after the community's largest bank moved its headquarters from the handsome Beaux Arts style ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Scioto County

82. Welsh-American Heritage Museum
Description: The Welsh American Heritage Museum (former Welsh Congressional Church), located in Oak Hill, is the center of Welsh programs and activities in southeastern Ohio. The museum is... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Jackson County, History and Genealogy

83. Dunbar House
Description: The Dunbar House in Dayton, Ohio exhibits Paul Laurence Dunbar's literary treasures, many of his personal items and his family's furnishings. The site is operated by the Ohio ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Montgomery County, Family Activities

84. National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
Description: The mission of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center is to educate the public about African American history and culture from the African origins to the presen... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Greene County

85. Rankin House
Description: The Rankin House was an important stop on the Underground Railroad in southern Ohio through which many slaves escaped from the South to freedom. Now a National Historic Landma... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Brown County

86. Stowe House
Description: The Stowe House in Cincinnati, Ohio was the childhood home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The house is now operated by the Ohio Historical Society as a... (full)
Tags: Hamilton County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

87. Underground Railroad Museum
Description: The Underground Railroad Museum is located in Flushing, Ohio. The museum features an extensive collection of publications, books, memorabilia and other articles. The exhibits ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Belmont County, Family Activities

88. African American Museum
Description: The African American Museum, located in Cleveland, Ohio, was founded for the preservation and dissemination of information regarding the contributions of individuals of Africa... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Cuyahoga County

89. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Description: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Our purpose is to tell the story of the str... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Hamilton County, History and Genealogy

90. John P. Parker Museum and Historical Society
Description: The John P. Parker Historical Society was founded in 1996 to recognize, commemorate, and preserve the extraordinary legacy of John P. Parker and his remarkable family. Profess... (full)
Tags: Brown County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

91. Piqua Historical Area
Description: The Piqua Historical Area State Memorial celebrates two thousand years of Ohio's rich history from prehistoric Indians to Ohio's canal era. The focal point of the park is John... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Miami County

92. Schoenbrunn Village
Description: The Moravian church founded Schoenbrunn ("beautiful spring") in 1772 as a mission to the Delaware Indians. The settlement grew to include sixty dwellings and more than 300 inh... (full)
Tags: Tuscarawas County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

93. Indian Mill
Description: In a scenic location along the Sandusky River, Indian Mill, built in 1861, is the nation's first educational museum of milling in its original structure. The restored three-... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Wyandot County, Family Activities

94. Logan Elm
Description: Logan Elm State Memorial is said to be the site where, in 1774, Chief Logan of the Mingo tribe delivered his eloquent speech on Indian-white relations. The speech was supposed... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Pickaway County, History and Genealogy

95. Grant Birthplace
Description: Ulysses S. Grant was born 27 April 1822 in picturesque Point Pleasant near the mouth of Big Indian Creek at the Ohio River. This restored one-story, three-room cottage, which ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Clermont County, Family Activities

96. Sherman House Museum
Description: Operated by the Fairfield Heritage Association, the Sherman House Museum was the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, U.S. Senator John Sherman, and... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Fairfield County

97. Grant Schoolhouse
Description: Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant in April 1822. In 1823, his parents moved twenty miles east to Georgetown, where his father opened his own tannery. Ulysses work... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Brown County

98. McCook House (OHS)
Description: This large brick house is a memorial to the "Fighting McCooks," a nickname given to the family because of their military service during the Civil War. Daniel McCook built this... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Carroll County, Family Activities

99. Grant Boyhood Home
Description: The Grant Boyhood Home in Georgetown was the home of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president of the United States, from 1823, when Grant was one year old, until 1839, when he left to... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Brown County

100. Buffington Island
Description: Located in Meigs County, Buffington Island commemorates the only significant Civil War battle that took place on Ohio soil. Here a Union army routed a column of Confederate ca... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Meigs County, Family Activities