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Chanticleer newsletter 2015 spring edition
Archeology Dig at Wood Co. Historical Center

2015 SUMMER CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
PDFNow online!

  • Submit your collection for 2016 Exhibit
  • Board of Trustees Nomination Form
  • Upcoming programs and exhibits
  • All the latest events and ACCESSIBILITY CONSTRUCTION UPDATES and Accessibility Fundraising Events


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

Read the Museum Director's article in the Summer 2015 Chanticleer newsletter to learn what's happening 'behind-the-scenes' at the museum today.

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


Museum receives AED
BG ROTARY AWARDS MUSEUM WITH AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR DEVICE
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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.

We hope to re-open with limited exhibits by October 2015. Call ahead for current schedule.
The Museum should be fully re-opened with all new exhibits by February 1, 2016.

*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 Joel Kuhlman and Doris Herringshaw; 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

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.

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: THIS WEEK
Call for entries - Collections
CALL FOR COLLECTIONS: BE YOUR OWN MUSEUM 2016
We are looking to our public to become the curator! Submit your collections entry to be considered for a showing in our 2016 museum exhibit. The Wood County Historical Museum strives to share the history of Wood County’s residents, and what better way to examine our past but through the collections of today’s citizens.
[Details and Application]
Wood County Fair WOOD COUNTY FAIR [more]
August 3-10 at the Wood County Fairgrounds
• GRANGE Building - Genealogy exhibit on Wood County churches and update on Historical Society's Accessibility campaign
• GROVE Area - historic children's activities Wednesday, August 5
TEA: CHILDREN'S TEA : HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green
Reservations
Bob Evans
WCHS FUNDRAISER at BOB EVANS, BOWLING GREEN
August 17, 7 am - 9:30 pm
[Details]
PRINT COUPON HERE
Demo Day at the Historical Center

DEMO DAY [more]
Saturday, August 22, 1-4 PM
Participate in Town Ball, a vintage baseball-style game • FREE Family Event

Living History Day 2015
WOOD COUNTY LIVING HISTORY DAY [more]
Sunday, August 23, 2-4 PM, Oak Grove Cemetery, BGSU
FREE • All Ages • History comes alive as local residents portray citizens interred in Wood County Cemeteries.
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.
Download Passport
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.

WGTE MemberCard Benefit of the Month
July 2015
Watch WGTE TV or listen to FM 91. Museum grounds open to all visitors at no cost. [ What you will see on the grounds ]

   
History Advocate, Ohio State Representative Tim Brown
 

 

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