CANCELLED- Ghost Walk

Due to some unforeseen issues, we are cancelling the planned Ghost Walk for October 15, 2016. The good news is that we have rescheduled the event for Oct. 14th, 2017! Please return your ticket to the place of purchase for a full refund. Sorry for any inconvenience.

CWRT: Nov. 15th – Women’s Civil War Society

News Release – Wayne County Civil War Roundtable Program (CWRT) Nov. 15, 2016 @ 6:30p.m. Wayne County Public Library – Wooster, Ohio  Lynne served as the order’s national president from 1986-1987 and from 2003-2005. She’s currently writing a history of the group. “When we began we helped Civil War soldiers. Today we’re still working to … [Read More]

CWRT: Oct. 18th – Ghost Stories of the Civil War

News Release – Wayne County Civil War Roundtable Program (CWRT) Oct. 18, 2016 @ 6:30p.m. Wayne County Public Library – Wooster, Ohio  In Continuing with quality CWRT programs, Harold George of Lakewood, Ohio, will present a PowerPoint program on “Ghost Stories of the American Civil War”.  The Civil War was fought on hundreds of battlefields between … [Read More]

Call for Volunteers

The Publicity and Marketing Committee at the Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio is in need of a volunteer to fill the position of CONTENT WRITER. Be aware that this position takes a substantial amount of time on a regular basis to fulfill. This volunteer job involves research, writing and posting content to the Society’s … [Read More]

Society Participates in Ohio Open Doors Event

The Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio is pleased to announce that it will participate in the Ohio Open Doors running from September 9–18 with a special Open House on Saturday, September 17, 2016 that is free and open to the public. Brought to you by the Ohio History Connection, Ohio Open Doors is a … [Read More]

CWRT Sept. 20th: Confederate Gen. Samuel Cooper

Wayne County Civil War Roundtable Program – September 20th @ 6:30pm Confederate Gen. Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General Sep. 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m. –  Another quality CWRT program in the Wooster Library. John C. Spaziani of Canton, OH will be presenting as the Confederate Gen. Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General, the highest ranking … [Read More]

Reasin Beall Homestead Historical Marker Dedication

Join us Saturday, August 20th at 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate the installation of the Reasin Beall Homestead Ohio Historical Marker. These unique State of Ohio markers identify, commemorate, and honor, the important people, places and events that have contributed to the state’s rich history and convey that history as written by its local communities. … [Read More]

Community Band Concert July 21st

WCHS SUMMER COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT THURS., JULY 21st AT 7:00 p.m. The Wayne County Historical Society Summer Community Band is looking forward to their second concert this summer on Thursday, July 21st at 7:00 p.m..  Presented by Main Street Wooster, the concert is sponsored by the Wayne County Historical Society, Sprenger Health Care Systems and … [Read More]

Wayne County Time Capsule Dedication JULY 4, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Wayne County Commissioners, in coordination with the Time Capsule Committee, will dedicate a Wayne County Time Capsule at the Market Street entrance of the Wayne County Courthouse. The time capsule is set to be opened in 2066 and will focus on what the next 50 years will bring to Wayne County, especially for its … [Read More]

Community Band Concert June 15th

WCHS SUMMER COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT JUNE 15th at 7:00PM IN ST. MARY’S GYMNASIUM The Wayne County Historical Society Summer Community Band is looking forward to its first concert this summer. The band will be performing under the baton of Mr Randy Claes on Wed., June 15 at 7:00 p.m. on the campus of the Wayne County … [Read More]