Online Auction

‘Barns of Ottawa County’ Online Auction of Paintings by Robert Kroeger WHEN: Saturday, June 1st from 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, June 30th 11:59 p.m. WHERE: Bidding Owl online auction at: https://new.biddingowl.com/ScholarshipOCHS In June 2023, Kroeger was the featured speaker at an OCHS scholarship fundraising event at Port Clinton’s The Arts Garage. While in Ottawa County, […]

Annual Meeting of the OCHS Membership

Annual Meeting of the OCHS Membership WHEN: Sunday, November 10th at 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Catawba Island Club  Additional details will be provided at a later date. Back to Events

Fall Festival / Civil War Encampment

Fall Festival / Civil War Encampment WHEN: Saturday, October 12th 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 also our Fall Festival with historic military displays and music, always a […]

Potluck Picnic

Potluck Picnic WHEN: Wednesday, August 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Wolcott Keeper’s House Annual potluck at the Keeper’s House. This event is a favorite of members and friends. Come for the afternoon and enjoy all the delicious food. Back to Events

Port Clinton Rotary Perch Wagon

Port Clinton Rotary Perch Wagon WHEN: Saturday, July 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (or perch runs out) 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 8th 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 to learn, observe and sample our hearth cooking.  OCHS Hearth Cookbooks available to purchase at $5.00 each. Back to Events

Barns of Ottawa County with Robert Kroeger

Barns of Ottawa County with Robert Kroeger WHEN: Wednesday, June 5th at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE: Lakeside Train Station (710 Central Avenue, Lakeside, OH) In collaboration with Lakeside Chautauqua, Robert Kroeger will be the featured speaker with a painting demonstration and sharing barn stories from his two books, Historic Barns of Ohio (2021) […]

Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean-Up WHEN: Saturday, May 18th 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, containers of […]

Spring Meeting of the OCHS Membership

Spring Meeting of the OCHS Membership WHEN: Sunday, April 28th from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Elks Lodge – 231 Buckeye Blvd, Port Clinton The Spring meeting of the membership will be at Elks Lodge. Presentation by Jennifer Aultman, Chief Historic Sites Officer at Ohio History Connection on supporting the UNESCO World Heritage Recognition […]