Upcoming Society Programs/Events

May
20

Ye Old Maps of Holmes County

Ye Old Maps of Holmes Co. - Where we have been! - Where we are going! This is a  fascinating look at the rare old maps of Holmes Co. Come and learn about a recent discovery in the Library of Congress of old detailed maps of Millersburg.  These rare maps show a snapshot in time.  Some are of great detail.   See a rare map showing over 200 one room schools and more.  The program will be a combination of actual blowups of some combined with an informative powerpoint presentation.   The program will be narrated by Historical Society Director Mark Boley.   

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Jul
08

Holmes Co. Courthouse - Then and Now

This fascinating program will be held at the Catholic Community Center in Millersburg on Thurs. July 8 at 7:00.  The Historical Society has many original blueprints and photos of the original courthouse construction and history.  The first half of the program will feature the history and the second half a photo timeline of the current renovations being completed in April.  This is sure to be a popular program. The program is free but donations accepted. Seats on first come first serve basis pending Covid restrictions at the time of the event. 

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Sep
14

Myths and Legends of Holmes Co.

MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF HOLMES CO.  

This is a spin off program based on our Unusual and Mysterious Holmes Co.  but with a new theme.  Come and learn about the legend of the doughty valley gold, tom lyons the last Indian of holmesville, Panthers Hollow, serpent type creatures in Lake Odell and much more including updates of Holmes Co. Bigfoot sightings.  Presenters are Mary Tipton and Melissa Patrick with audience participation encouraged.   The program will be at the St. Peters Catholic Community Center in Millersburg located on S. Crawford St.  Door will open 30 min. prior to programming.  Seating is first come first serve and is free. Donations accepted.  For additonal information you can call 330-674-0022 or email at info@holmeshistory.com

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Oct
16

History, Myths and Legends of Troyers Hollow/Doughty Valley

Once said to have been the site of a massive deposit of gold, left behind by receding glaciers, the Doughty Valley and Troyer’s Hollow remain rich in history.

The story of the valley, including the hollow, will be featured in a Oct. 16 event at the Keim Lumber Community Room. The 9:30 am-11:00am  program will feature presentations by local historians and glacial experts. “The valley has fascinated people for generations with its unique features and history and has been used by various groups over the years.  Following the program arrangements have been made for a self guided tour of the hollow and see first hand the features the glacier  carved out thousands of years ago.   The program is free, donation accepted. For more information call 330-674-0022 or email at info@holmeshistory.com

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Nov
20

HOLIDAYS AT THE MANSION 2021

Come join us for a holiday delight with the popular Holidays at the Mansion. Tours of the Victorian House mansion in Historic Millersburg, Ohio.  Located at 484 Wooster Rd. Millersburg, OH  44654, the house is 28 rooms decorated by area businesses, organizations and private individuals .  The house museum will be open Tues - Sunday from Nov. 20 -Dec. 31.  Hours are Sunday - Friday 1:00-4:00pm  and Saturday 1:00-8:00pm.   This is a family friendly event good for all ages but especially those young at heart. There will be a "special" surprise this year for those visiting the mansion.  Come see what it is all about.                   

For up to date information for the holidays follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/victorianhous... or our website at www.victorianhouse.org 

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FULL SEASONAL HOURS BEGIN VICTORIAN HOUSE MUSEUM and MILLERSBURG GLASS MUSEUM
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Oct
31

FULL SEASONAL HOURS BEGIN VICTORIAN HOUSE MUSEUM and MILLERSBURG GLASS MUSEUM

Weekends only in March Sat. and Sun. 1:00-4:00pm. Full seasonal hours begin at the Victorian House Museum and Millersburg Glass Museum.  April... More Info
Ye Old Maps of Holmes County
May
20

Ye Old Maps of Holmes County

Ye Old Maps of Holmes Co. - Where we have been! - Where we are going! This is a  fascinating look at the rare old maps of Holmes Co. Come and... More Info
Holmes Co. Courthouse - Then and Now
Jul
08

Holmes Co. Courthouse - Then and Now

This fascinating program will be held at the Catholic Community Center in Millersburg on Thurs. July 8 at 7:00.  The Historical Society has many... More Info
Myths and Legends of Holmes Co.
Sep
14

Myths and Legends of Holmes Co.

MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF HOLMES CO.   This is a spin off program based on our Unusual and Mysterious Holmes Co.  but with a new theme.  Come and... More Info
History, Myths and Legends of Troyers Hollow/Doughty Valley
Oct
16

History, Myths and Legends of Troyers Hollow/Doughty Valley

Once said to have been the site of a massive deposit of gold, left behind by receding glaciers, the Doughty Valley and Troyer’s Hollow remain rich... More Info
HOLIDAYS AT THE MANSION 2021
Nov
20
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Dec
31

HOLIDAYS AT THE MANSION 2021

Come join us for a holiday delight with the popular Holidays at the Mansion. Tours of the Victorian House mansion in Historic Millersburg, Ohio... More Info

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