Ashland County Historical Society

Preserving the History of Ashland County

Welcome!

The Ashland County Historical Society, incorporated in 1951, is located in the heart of the Center Street Historical District of Ashland, Ohio.

Message from The Ashland County Historical Society

Tours will be given by appointment only and can be scheduled at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

The campus of the museum includes the mid-19 century Manor House, a veteran’s history display, streetscape of life in early Ashland and the Thornburg insect collection, along with other local historic artifacts and new displays. Current fees for tours are $3 per adult and $1 per child. Cash or credit cards are accepted. The historical society also provides guide booklets so area visitors can take a walking tour of the homes in the Center Street Historic District. The cost is $5 per guide book. This is an inexpensive, outdoor activity that groups can take advantage of on a nice day.

 

Museum Office Hours:
The museum office is located at 420 Center Street in the Noonan House (red brick building) and is open year round from Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Personell will continue to accept donations and handle research requests by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 419-289-3111.

Making Donations:
In order to accept item(s) they must meet certain criteria.  Space is limited so when considering a donation to us, please keep in mind item(s) need to be in good condition and most item(s) accepted must be relevant to Ashland’s history and displayable in a museum or special display setting.  It is always good to call first to determine if we can accept or are in need of your donation.


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