WCHS Campus Closed Saturday, May 14, 2016

The Wayne County Historical Society campus will be closed on Saturday, May 14, 2016 for all tours so as not to interfere with the Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea which will be held in The Great Hall, at Trinity United Church of Christ, located at 150 E. North St., Wooster, OH, $35.00 per person. Tickets available … [Read More]

Civil War Living History Day, May 7th

4th Annual Civil War Living History Day: Saturday, May 7, 2016: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Civil War Living History Day, Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Wayne County Public Library in Wooster: the front yard, the area inside the library front door, and the conference room. The Wayne … [Read More]

Wayne County Community Band

NEWS RELEASE – REHEARSALS BEGINNING MAY 18! WAYNE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SUMMER COMMUNITY BAND 2016 The WCHS Summer Community Band (sponsored by an anonymous donor for the Wayne County Historical Society) is looking forward to another summer of fine concerts. This band is an effort to remind us of the bands which many communities had … [Read More]

New 2016 Tour Hours & Opening Date

The Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio announces that we will opening for regular tours of the campus on April 1, 2016. The new tour operating hours will be on Fridays and Saturdays from 1PM to 4PM. The new Office hours will be Tuesdays and Fridays from 1PM to 4PM.

Join Us March 6, 2016 2PM for Flapper Era Fashions Lecture & Tour

Get your tickets and come to Dr. Virginia Gunn’s lecture on Flapper Era Fashions scheduled for Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2PM in the Lil’ Red Schoolhouse on the Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio campus. Enjoy a lecture, refreshments, and tour of the new Downton Abbey Fashions – The End of an Era exhibit … [Read More]

2016 Opening Exhibit Sunday @ 2:00PM Downton Abbey Fashions–The End of an Era

Come join us for the grand 2016 Opening Exhibit on Sunday, February 28, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m. for the Downton Abbey Fashions – The End of an Era. This exhibit presented by the Wayne County Historical Society Textile Committee runs from March through October 2016 with regular Tour times scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays 1:30PM … [Read More]

CWRT: March 22: Faith at Work

March 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m. –  Another quality CWRT program at the Wayne County Public Library, Wooster branch. Elaine Hogan of Curtice, Ohio (east of Toledo) will present the program “Faith at Work: The United States Christian Commission (U.S.C.C.) in the Civil War”. The U.S.C.C. was an organization that furnished supplies, medical services, and religious … [Read More]

CWRT: Feb. 16: Lincoln/Douglas Debate

Please join us on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 6:30pm for another of our quality Civil War Roundtable programs at the Wooster Library.  The Lincoln/Douglas Debate – A re-enactment of the last of the historical debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas for the Senate Seat for the sovereign state of Illinois held on October 15, … [Read More]

CWRT: Jan. 19th: Buffalo Bill

Announcing another quality presentation from our Civil War Roundtable program at the Wooster Library, Conference Room. Patrick Pinkerton of Medina, Ohio will present “Buffalo Bill” Cody in authentic garb etc., and is sure to do an excellent job!  You will think he is the real “Buffalo Bill”! William F. Cody, as a 15 year old in … [Read More]

CWRT Nov. 17th: Allegheny Arsenal Explosion

Please join us Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30pm in the conference room of the Wayne County Library in Wooster for another of our quality programs commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. We are honored to have Mr. Harold George, Civil War scholar from Lakewood, Ohio, who has developed a new program: “Allegheny Aresenal Explosion – … [Read More]