Community Band June 17th Recap and Next Concert

On June 17th the Wooster Community Summer Band gave a heart rejoicing concert.  St. Mary’s Catholic Church allowed us to use their gymnasium.  Over 200 people gather to hear a rousing performance. Randy Claes organizes and directs a very intergenerational group. The Frontz family has three generations that are in the band.  Many are musicians … [Read More]

2015 Wooster Community Band Concerts

The Wayne County Historical Society Summer Community Band is looking forward to its 2015 summer concert performances. The band will be performing under the baton of Mr Randy Claes on Wed., June 17 at 7:00 St. Mary’s Gymnasium (across Bowman St. from the Wayne County Historical Society).  A second concert is planned for Thurs., July 30 at … [Read More]

Sultana Video Showing May 11

The Wayne County Historical Society, in conjunction with the Wooster High School Video Department, is excited for the unveiling on our newest video, “The Sinking of the Sultana”. The video will be premiered on Monday, May 11th at 3:00pm at the Wayne County Historical Society and includes stories of survivors and victims of this deadly … [Read More]

County Line Historical Society Dinner Theater Fundraiser, April 18th

Cy Young

Dinner Theater with Chris Hart in this first person portrayal of CY YOUNG Baseball’s Winning-est Pitcher, Saturday, April 18, 2015. This Dinner Theater is being sponsored by the County Line Historical Society as a fund raiser. Meet Cy as he steps from a train having just returned from Cleveland Stadium where he was honored with a tribute day. … [Read More]

County Line Historical Society and Ken Miller Supply Museum Openings, April 11th!

Oil Barrel Wagon at the Ken Miller Supply Oil, Gas, Car, Truck and Agriculture Museum

Mark your calendars for these opening events at the County Line Historical Society Museum and the Ken Miller Supply Oil, Gas, Truck and Agriculture Museum. We hope to see you there! County Line Historical Society Museum: Open on Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. The museum is located at 281 North Market Street (State Route … [Read More]

Wooster Community Band Rehearsals

NEWS RELEASE – REHEARSALS BEGINNING MAY 13! WAYNE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SUMMER COMMUNITY BAND 2015 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]

Civil War Living History Day: Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

73rd OVI CW Regimental Band, conducted by John Huffman, Jr.

Wayne County Civil War Roundtable collaborating with the Wayne County Libraries; Civil War Living History Day, Saturday, May 9, 2015. Join us from 10:00am – 3:00pm in the Wooster Library front yard, the area inside the library front door, and the conference room.  The Wayne County Civil War Roundtable, in collaboration with the Wayne Co. … [Read More]

Annual Meeting: April 22nd

Please mark your calendars for the WCHS Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 @ 6:00pm in Bruch Hall of First Presbyterian Church, Wooster, 621 College Ave. Please call (330) 264-8856 to reserve your number of seats. The cost is $25 per person and can sent to the office or paid at the door on … [Read More]

Civil War Roundtable April 21st: Major Thomas Eckert and President Abraham Lincoln

Thomas T. Eckert -
Photograph between 1860 and 1865 (

Wayne County Civil War Roundtable Program “Major Thomas Eckert and President Abraham Lincoln” – April 21st @ 6:30pm On Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. will be another of our quality programs commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War which is free and open to the public.  The Wayne County Civil War Roundtable in … [Read More]

NEW EXHIBIT! Wayne County Memorabilia, March 8-June 28

The Hagans with a sampling of their extensive collection

Hagans Wayne County Memorabilia Exhibit Open House: Sunday, March 8th from 1:00-4:30pm. We are excited to announce our upcoming exhibit titled, Wayne County Memorabilia: The Collection of Patrick Hagans. The exhibit will run from March 8th – June 28th. The Hagans Family is delighted to share this extensive collection of Wayne County and Wooster memorabilia. … [Read More]