Historical Societies: THE RICH HISTORY OF WAYNE COUNTY
Local historical societies are proud to display and discuss the rich history of Wayne County and its communities. Whether your interest lies in genealogical research or simply in exploring the past, these independently operated historical societies offer an exciting glance back in time for visitors and residents.
Chippewa-Rogues Hollow Historical Society
17500 Galehouse Rd., PO Box 283, Doylestown 44230 330-289-7252 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: http://www.chippewarogueshollow.orgPlease call for an appointment.
County Line Historical Society of Wayne/Holmes Counties
281 N. Market St., PO Box 614, Shreve 44676 330-567-2501 e-mail: email@example.com
Creston Historical Society
Creston Library, 116 S. Main St., Creston 44217 330-435-6796Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., 10 am-8 pm; Wed., Fri., 10 am-5 pm; Sat., 10 am-2 pm.
Dalton Community Historical Society
115 E. Main St., PO Box 273, Dalton 44618 330-828-2221
Ken Miller Supply Oil, Gas, Car, Truck & Ag Museum
7920 Shreve Road (St. Rt. 226) Shreve, 44676 330-496-4024Hosted by County Line Historical Society of Wayne & Holmes Counties on the second Saturday of each month, Noon-3pm or by appointment.
Kidron-Sonnenberg Heritage Center
13153 Emerson Rd.,PO Box 234, Kidron 44636 330-857-9111
Marshallville Historical Society
4 E. Church Street, Marshallville 44645 330-855-2212Hours: By appointment only
Mt. Eaton/Paint Township Historical Society
15966 E. Main St., Mt. Eaton 44659 330-465-7525Hours: May-Nov., second Sat. of the month, 11 am-3:30 pm or by appointment.
Orrville Historical Society
142 Depot St., PO Box 437, Orrville 44667 Judge Smith Orr House: 365 W. Market St., Orrville 44667 330-930-0113
Website: http://www.orrvillehistory.orgHours by appointment only
Orrville Railroad Heritage Society
145 Depot St., Orrville 44667 330-683-2426
Rittman Historical Society
Knupp Church, located off of Decoursey Rd., next to Rittman Cemetery. Pioneer House Museum, located on Gish Rd., PO Box 583, Rittman, 44270 330-485-9885Hours: By appointment only
Smithville Community Historical Society
381 E. Main St., PO Box 12, Smithville 44677 330-669-9308 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3497 Hackett Rd. Apple Creek 44606 e-mail: kidronheritagecenter@ hotmail.com
Wayne County Historical Society
546 E. Bowman St., Wooster 44691 330-264-8856 email: email@example.com
Wayne County Public Library - Genealogy & Local History Dept.
220 W. Liberty St., Second Floor, Wooster 44691 Mailing address: Wayne County Public Library, Genealogy and Local History PO Box 1349 Wooster, OH 44691 330-262-0916, ext. 7138 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: http://www.wcpl.infoHours:Mon., Tues., Thurs., 10 am-8 pm; Wed., Fri., 10 am-5 pm; Sat., 10 am-2 p.m.
West Salem Historical Society
Schoolhouse Community Center, 99 E. Buckeye St., PO Box 419, West Salem 44287 419-853-4703Hours: Open third Thursday of the month from 5-7 pm.