Civil War Encampment

Civil War Encampment WHEN: Saturday, October 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Our annual Civil War Encampment featuring the 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the 73rd OVI Regiment Band, apples, cider and cornbread.  This is our Fall Festival with historic military displays and music, always a favorite for our visitors […]

Ohio History Connection “Open Doors”

Ohio History Connection “Open Doors”   WHEN: Saturday, September 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House The third statewide Ohio History Connection “Open Doors” event will be celebrated at the Wolcott Keeper’s House with a tour of the house and history discussion. Back to Events

Ohio Historical Marker Dedication 

Ohio Historical Marker Dedication WHEN:  Due to manufacturing supply issues, we have had to cancel the scheduled dedication.  It will be rescheduled when the marker is eventually received. WHERE: Holy Assumption Orthodox Church, Marblehead Dedication of the 21st Ohio Historical Marker in Ottawa County:  Holy Assumption-Immigrants of Ottawa County.  The marker will celebrate the role […]

Potluck Picnic

Potluck Picnic   WHEN: Wednesday, August 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Annual picnic potluck at the Keeper’s House.  This event, always a favorite of members and friends, suspended during the pandemic, is back in all its delicious comfort food glory.  Make it a big, big picnic and celebrate our […]

Port Clinton Rotary Perch Wagon

Port Clinton Rotary Perch Wagon   WHEN: Saturday, July 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Return of the Rotary Perch Wagon.  Delicious meals and sandwiches available until they are all gone.  Music provided by balladeers Steve and Lisa Ball.   Back to Events

Hearth Cooking Demonstration

Hearth Cooking Demonstration     WHEN: Saturday, June 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Hearth cooking at the Keeper’s House.  Learn about how frontier cooking was done with an open hearth.  Come and help out and become a pioneer chef! Back to Events

Spring Meeting of the OCHS Membership

Spring Meeting of the OCHS Membership WHEN: Sunday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Catawba Island Club The Spring meeting of the membership will be at the Catawba Island Club.   After a two-year absence, we will be gathering together for good food and conversation.  The featured topic will be the fascinating […]

Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean-Up     WHEN: Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Let’s get the Keeper’s House spiffed up for the summer events.  Come and join the scouts of Danbury Troop 331 for their yearly service to the Keeper’s House.  Bring cleaning supplies such as dusters, brooms, window cleaner, […]

Bicentennial Celebration

WHEN: Summer 2022 WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House KEEPER’S HOUSE BICENTENNIAL HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEEPER’S HOUSE!  YOU ARE NOW 200 YEARS OLD! The Danbury Peninsula will be awash with history (as always) and its celebration this summer. Built by William Kelly in 1822 the Keepers House is celebrating its Bicentennial while the Marblehead Lighthouse, built by William […]