Lathrop House Opens for New Season April 7

Starting Sunday April 7, the Lathrop House will be open for the 2019 season.  This gem of history is the only Underground Railroad site open to the public in Northwest Ohio.  You can hear the story of the Abolitionists in Ohio and the role our our region played in helped enslaved peoples escape to freedom.  You’ll also get to tour …

Introducing History Half Pints

We are excited to introduce a new series of fun and learning programs for our preschool friends ages 3 -6. Each month we’ll have fun while learning about new things.  Each session includes a story, active play, crafts, and take home   projects. Sessions are led by Cindy Rotondo, retired teacher and area volunteer. The cost is $3.50 per student ages …

History Organizations Merge in Sylvania

Contact: Andi Erbskorn, aerbskorn@sylvaniahistoricalvillage.org  419-517-5533 January 8, 2019 For Immediate Release   (Sylvania, Oh)   The new year brought a new chapter to the way history is presented in Northwest Ohio.  On January 1, Heritage Sylvania was officially born and is ready to help share the story of the region’s rich past with audiences of all ages. The organization is the …

Barn Dedicated in Honor of Joy and Robert Armstrong

Twenty five years ago this October, the Heritage Center Museum opened to the public for this first time. At the helm were Robert “Army” and Joy Armstrong. Their commitment to preserving history in Sylvania began in the early 1990s. Army became president of the newly formed Sylvania Historical Society. When the Heritage Center Advisory Commission was formed soon after, Army …