To Protect And Preserve Since 1929

Wanted: Christmas Trees

January 27th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

    The museum needs to replace some of the older Christmas trees.  If you have a tree that is in good shape that you would be willing to donate, call the museum at 419-294-3857 and leave a message. Someone will get back to you and arrange to pick up the tree.

Christmas Open House at the Museum

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

Our Christmas open house a great success!  Many came and enjoyed the beauty of the Victorian house fully decorated for Christmas.  Many organizations including school classes used their skills to turn the Museum into a Christmas wonderland.  The decorations and the music put visitors in the Christmas spirit.  Thanks to all who donated there time and talents to make this Christmas open house special!

Museum celebrates Veterans’ Day

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

     This year the Wyandot County Museum was all decked out in uniforms and other interesting items from the Civil War to modern times in honor of veterans day. There were more than 50 uniforms on display dating back to the Civil War. Uniforms and memorabilia were featured from the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War and uniforms from as recent as 2012.

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk

October 28th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Although it was a cold and blistery day, Mr. Marvin Jr. Guided visitors on an interesting and informative tour of the Oak Hill Cemetery. He told stories of some of its residents and the symbolic meanings of shapes and images of the stones.

Black/ McConnell Family pay visit to Upper Sandusky

October 24th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

IMG_2388               Once upon a time, the Wyandot County Museum was housed in  a small room in the courthouse.  Through the generosity of the    McConnell family, the Museum was able to expand and move to a new location.  The museum, now located on 7th street, was able to do this through the donation of a historic, beautiful house.  Recently, 7 members of the family were able to pay a visit to the historic home and even made some family donations to the museum.  It was a pleasure to met the members of the family.

The Overland Inn Dinner 2017

September 5th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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The Overland Inn was filled with sweet music, smells of delicious food, and friendly conversations on Saturday night.  The annual Inn dinner took place on Saturday, October 7th.  The guests dined on a meal prepared by Special Occasions while listening to a violinist play.  The drawing for the one-of-a-kind shotgun was also held during the evening.  The winner was Chuck Courtad of Carey,Ohio.

Thursday Evenings at the Museum

July 12th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Don’t forget to attend the informational and entertaining evenings at the Museum! For a schedule and the speakers, go to the hours and events page in this web site.

Wyandot County Museum’s 2017 Ice Cream Social

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

This year’s Ice Cream Social was a huge success! Attendees enjoyed perfect weather, food, antique cars, the community band, carriage rides, and a display by the Red Cross. WXML was also on hand during the social. This year the ice cream came from Velvet Ice Cream because Toft’s refused to guarantee that they would deliver the ice cream!  A big thank you goes out to all the sponsors, volunteers and bakers who helped make this years social such a big success!!!

Junior Historians’ Day Camp

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

The Junior Historians had a fun and educational 3 day camp. During the day camp, they learned about WWI, early home remedies and medicines,home safety from volunteers from the red cross, and many other things.  They also made crafts and had delicious snacks.


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.