To Protect And Preserve Since 1929

Come to the Ice Cream Social on July 8th!!

June 18th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Wyandot County Historical Society is once again hosting our ICE CREAM SOCIAL!!! The social will be on July 8th from 12:00 – 4:00 PM. Come and enjoy antique cars, hot dogs, chips, pies, cakes, drinks, ice cream, and the Community Band.  Come and visit with old friends, or new,  take a carriage ride, enjoy an old fashion ice cream social, and support the local museum!

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Junior Historians’ Day Camp

May 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Don’t forget to sign your child up for the Junior Historians’ Day Camp – Children ages 8 – 12 are invited to the Museum from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on June 21, 22, & 23 (Wed. – Friday) for an interesting and informative event.  The cost for the camp is $20 which includes crafts and refreshments.

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Big Changes Starting Soon!

March 31st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

      The museum’s paint is peeling!  Unfortunately it is lead paint, so it has to be removed with special chemicals. Then repaired and repainted. This means the museum will remain white!    If you would like to help make this happen, donations would be appreciated!

50 year Remembrance of the victims of Plane Crash

March 1st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Fifty years ago, Lake Central Airlines flight 527 crashed into a field  just beyond Marseilles.  On Sunday, March 5,  at 1:00, the Historical Society will host a memorial service on county highway 94 (just off State Highway 67) to commemorate those that perished in the crash.  The public is invited to attend this historic event.

Christmas Open House

November 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Wyandot County Museum held a Christmas Open House on Dec. 3rd, 2:00 – 8:00 pm and on Dec. 4th, 1:00 -4:00 pm.  The Museum was beautifully decorated.  Trees decorated by many organizations were on display.  The many who attended enjoyed Christmas music  which was provided by singers, pianists and an organist.  There was  also special displays of Nativities from around the world as well as a display of Santa Clauses.

Veterans’ Day Open House

November 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Museum celebrated Veterans’ Day with a special display throughout the first floor of the museum, and a 3 day open house.  A big thank you to all veterans for your sacrifices!

Special Visitors to the Museum

November 2nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

During the 200th celebration of John Stewart’s coming to the Wyandotte Tribe, the museum had many special guests including members of the Wyandotte tribes from both Oklahoma and Michigan.  Third and Fourth graders from the Upper Sandusky schools were also visitors during the celebration.Wyandot

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk

October 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

 Museum Director Ron Marvin Jr. directed an informative walk through Oak Hill Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 29.  During the tour, he gave the history of several crypts and the stories of some of the individuals and families buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

The Annual Overland Inn Dinner!

August 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This year’s annual Overland Inn Dinner was a sellout!  The delicious meal was made by Special Occasions and served by WCHS board members and their families.  The Inn was decorated with beautiful fall flowers. and all enjoyed the old-world atmosphere of the nearly 190 year old stage coach Inn!  The drawing for the gun was also held at the dinner.  The winner was Debra Brady.  Congratulations!

 

The Overland Inn Celebrates Local Authors

August 1st, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Saturday, August 30, many of the county’s local authors were on hand at the Inn to sell, discuss, and autograph their books.  Visitors not only took advantage of meeting with the authors, but were also treated to a tour of the historic Inn.