Mission Statement:

To discover, preserve and celebrate the history of Ottawa County
and to promote a heightened awareness of our local place in time.

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    Allen Township
    Benton Township
    Clay Township
    Clay Center Village
    Genoa Village
    Harris Township
    Ottawa Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
    Rocky Ridge Village
    Schedel Arboretum & Gardens
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    Central West

    Bay Township
    Carroll Township
    Erie Township
    La Carne
    Little Portage River Wildlife
    Magee Marsh & The
    Black Swamp Bird Observatory
    Oak Harbor Village
    Salem Township
    Toussaint State Wildlife Area

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    Central East

    Catawba Island Township
    Camp Perry
    Erie Proving Ground
    Middle Bass Island
    North Bass Island
    Port Clinton City
    Portage Township
    Put-In-Bay Township
    Put-In-Bay Village
    Winous Point Marsh

  • Norton


    Danbury Township
    East Harbor State Park
    Johnson's Island
    Lakeside Chautauqua
    Lakeside Daisy Preserve
    Marblehead Village

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Historians - preserving tomorrow's yesterday, today.

Look What's New With OCHS!

(1) OCHS Spring meeting and catered luncheon Sunday, April 29. Slide presentation moderated by OCHS President Patrick O'Keeffe of Along the Highways and Waterways of Ottawa County.  Reservations required.  Read more here. (2) Spring cleanup at the Wolcott Keeper's House on Saturday, May 12.  Read more here.