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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

WCHS to host Young Professionals Event, April 8th

Wooster/ Orrville Young Professionals Social Event: April 8th from 5:00 – 7:00pm on the grounds of the WCHS! Have you ever driven by the collection of period buildings on East Bowman Street and wondered what it’s all about? Have you ever wanted to tour the beautifully restored Beall House? Have you not been to the … [Read More]

Civil War Roundtable: Nov. 18th – Gen. Wm. Tecumseh Sherman

Tuesday, November 18, at 6:30 p.m. will be another quality program commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.  There is no charge and it is open to the public. The Wayne County Civil War Roundtable, in collaboration with the Wayne Co. Libraries, will host the program in the Wooster Library Conference Room. We are … [Read More]

Hospital Benefit Event, Sept. 25

An Evening in History, September 25, 2014  Please join us in celebrating the Community Care Network, developed as a collaborative effort by Wooster Community Hospital and The College of Wooster. The event is Thursday, September 25 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm on the grounds of the Wayne County Historical Society. Select areas of the campus will … [Read More]