CWRT: April 18th – Lincoln at Washington City

News Release – Wayne County Civil War Roundtable Program, free and open to the public in the Wooster Branch of the Wayne County Public Libraries. April 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – continuing with quality programs! “Lincoln Scholar” Norman Schmidt will speak with slides on President Elect Abraham Lincoln’s interesting trip to Washington City in Feb. of … [Read More]

Quarterly Meeting on JAN. 25, 2017 at 6:30PM

Join us for the first membership Quarterly Meeting of 2017 at JAKE’S Steakhouse, 6655 East Lincolnway, on Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30 PM (revised time change). Please note RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BY JANUARY 16th for this meeting, call the WCHS Office at 330-264-8856 to reserve your spot (leave a message if you call after hours). We … [Read More]

Office Closed Dec. 23rd & 30th

Please note that Friday, December 23, 2016, the Society’s office will be closed and will open again at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 27th. The office will then be closed again on Friday, December 30, 2016 and re-open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

CWRT Jan. 17th – Financing the Civil War

  Civil War Roundtable – Financing the Civil War: North and South Tuesday, January 17th at 6:30pm Wayne County Public Library, Wooster. Please join us for another quality program of our Wayne County Civil War Roundtable. All events are free and open to the public and are held in the conference room at the Wayne … [Read More]

Fall Quarterly Meeting-10/26/2016 @ 5:30PM

Don’t forget the 2016 Fall Membership Quarterly meeting on Wednesday, October 26th, in the Kister Building at 5:30PM, where we’ll have a Potluck dinner and Sandi Keim will present the program, “Teddy Bears Through the Ages”. Bring a dish to share and your own table service and if you have a special teddy bear from … [Read More]


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]