Mission Statement:

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

  • Railroad Workers

    West

    Allen Township
    Benton Township
    Clay Township
    Clay Center Village
    Curtice
    Elmore
    Genoa Village
    Graytown
    Harris Township
    Ottawa Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
    Rocky Ridge Village
    Schedel Arboretum & Gardens
    Williston
  • Bald Eagle

    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



  • Betsy Mo John

    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



  • Marblehead Lighthouse

    East

    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!

A new addition to the Keeper's House--a Victorian era nursing chair, a gift from the estate of Linda (Phillips-Hollinshead) Kolinko.  Read more here.