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Huron Historical Society Open Hours
Wednesdays from 3 - 5 pm
Find the Historical Society on the lower level of the Library. A volunteer will be available in the Huron Historical Society room on the lower level of the Library to assist with questions and to direct patrons to any appropriate historical materials. Face masks are highly encouraged inside the Library.
Community-Wide History Scavenger Hunt
September 4 through September 25
How well do you know Huron? The Historical Society will be hosting this three-week event consisting of participants taking selfies in front of different locations around Huron. You can find registration and clues for the hunt by selecting the “News” tab on thehuronhistoricalsociety.org or at a display inside the Library beginning on September 4. The contest ends on September 25 at Jim’s Pizza Box in Huron, OH to meet and hear the announcement of the winners.
Dedication and Open House for Huron Fire Department Station #2- CANCELED
Saturday, October 2 from 1 - 3 pm at 1820 Bogart RD (Huron, OH)
Following the 1 pm Dedication of Station #2, attendees will have the opportunity to explore the new fire station and its photo history. Firefighters will showcase current equipment inclusing the new home of the 1934 Mack truck the "Blue Goose."
The Birth Certificate
Monday, October 18 at 7 pm at the Huron High School, North Entrance (Huron, OH)
1983 Huron alumni and filmmaker Dr. Andrew du Fresne will lead a discussion on his film Preserving America: The Birth Certificate as it relates to how the birth certificate establishes who you are and provides you access to the rights, privileges, and obligations of citizenship. A preview of the video can be found at lakeerie.tv.
New Website Explore Huron History Unveiled
The new website, Explore Huron History, has been unveiled and is open to YOU! With the support of grants and donor gifts, an interactive educational domain is available to you. Photos, video clips, and trivia will assist viewers in exploring Huron’s historical highlights. Learn about fishing, shipbuilding, farming, neighborhoods, festivals, churches, theater, and much more. This digital platform can connect citizens and visitors to Huron’s history, and it can be used for education to support curriculum objectives in schools.
Member support is needed to acquire, preserve, and create exhibits of Huron’s history. Renew or become a new member now. The Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that depends on membership support in order to maintain a digital presence and a physical presence in the lower level of the Library. There are two ways to become a member:
- Mail a check to Huron Historical Society, P.O. Box 222, Huron, OH for the amount of your membership level (see below). Be sure to include your email so we can acknowledge the receipt and include you in our emailed program reminders.
- Renew with a credit card using our secure website at thehuronhistoricalsociety.org/about/membership. Member level choices include Student ($5), Senior ($25), Individual/Family ($35), Business ($50), or Benefactor ($250).
Contact the Huron Historical Society at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about membership and other ways to support.
If you’re interested in assisting our continued efforts in making Huron’s historical archives accessible to the public, we need help inputting photos, trivia questions, and data unto the digital platforms. If you’d like to volunterr, use the contact form on thehuronhistoricalsociety.org to let us know.
333 Williams St.
Huron, Ohio 44839