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Rise to the challenge of accessibility.
[June 4 update | donation info]

Klotz Gift Card

My Dad’s parents are from Wood County and in their 90s. Our family would be interested in the people who lived here.

Wood County Commissioner Doris Herringshaw
Photo courtesy of Kelli Kling

 


 

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Contact Us:
13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
museum@woodcountyhistory.org
phone.419.352.0967
fax.419.352.6220

 

2015 HOURS
The Museum is closed to the public as we prepare for the Accessibility Project, however outdoor and off-site events are still planned for 2015.
2015 EVENTS

Staff is available Monday - Friday, 9-5 for business purposes only. We advise calling ahead; construction may cause closures.

Once we re-open in late 2015, hours of operation will be:
Tues - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays & Holidays*

*REGULAR CLOSURES:
Mondays
Th. Jan 1 - New Years Day
Mon. Jan. 19 - MLK Jr. Day
Mon. Feb. 16 - Presidents' Day
Mon. May 25 - Memorial Day
Fri. July 3 - Independence Day
Mon. Sept. 7 - Labor Day
Mon. Oct. 12 - Columbus Day
Wed. Nov. 11 - Veterans' Day
Th. Nov 26 - Thanksgiving
Fr. Dec. 25 - Christmas

 

Admission:
$5 adult / $1 child
suggested donation.

 

Directions:
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County Home Rd.
I-75 Road Construction Update

I-75 Construction 2014-15
Construction on I-75 and on Rt. 6 may impact your route. Visit the ODOT website for Northwest Ohio's latest road conditions, or call the Museum to inquire about alternative routes.

 

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Wood County, Ohio
The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is managed jointly by the Wood County Commissioners James F. Carter, Joel Kuhlman, and Doris Herringshaw, Ed.D; the Wood County Historical Society; and the Wood County Park District.
Wood County Park District

 

 

BGCVB
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau

Who's Got the Button TEA
TEA: WHO'S GOT THE BUTTON?
Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm - RSVP TODAY
Otsego Park, 20000 West River Road, Bowling Green
Sometimes the smallest things can have the biggest stories. Lori Parratt shares the history of buttons, traditional games, identification, and craft ideas.
Wood County, Ohio WOOD COUNTY SURPLUS AUCTION
Sign up to bid on surplus auction items in Wood County and around the region HERE
NEXT WOOD COUNTY AUCTION: JULY 15
Demo Day at the Historical Center DEMO DAY [more]
Saturday, July 25, 1-4 PM
CIVIL WAR PICNIC
Pack a lunch and join living historians in celebrating the end of the Civil War. Festivities of the day include: period games and activities.
Passport to BG PASSPORT TO BG
On-going
Visit one or all of the 14 participating attractions and businesses in Bowling Green to receive a special offer and a stamp. Collect stamps to be eligible for a great prize package. Sponsored by the Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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Wood County, Ohio SPIRIT OF WOOD COUNTY AWARDS
PDF [download PDF details and nomination form]
DUE August 15, 2015
4-H Quilt Square Trail4-H Quilt Square Trail4-H Quilt Square Trail
WOOD COUNTY QUILT SQUARE TRAIL
On-going
Now that the roads are clearing up, take a drive to witness the 20 Quilt Squares peppered around Wood County. Brochures available at the Museum and the 4-H Office.

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2015 SPRING CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
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History Advocate, Ohio State Representative Tim Brown
 

 

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