OCHS funds are used for operations, capital improvements, fees for program speakers or event participants, and to offset expenses for activities sponsored by OCHS. The Society receives revenue from memberships, donations, grants, products it sells, and through various events it sponsors.

There are various ways you may contribute to the Society:

By Check

Make your check payable to “Ottawa County Historical Society” and mail to:
Ottawa County Historical Society
P.O. Box 385
Port Clinton, OH 43452


Using PayPal, you can make a donation directly to the Society by clicking on the PayPal button here:

Through purchases you make

When you purchase items at Kroger supermarket and designate your charity as Ottawa County Historical Society, a portion of your purchases will be donated to the Society.  Please click on the Kroger image below for additional instructions to link your KrogerPlus card.

From your estate

As you complete your estate plans, you may designate the Ottawa County Historical Society as a beneficiary in your will. Please consult your attorney on how you may remember us in your estate plans.