Step back in time this holiday season with a visit to Heritage Sylvania

Are you dreaming of a Vintage Christmas this year? Make Heritage Sylvania part of your holiday traditions this year. The Cooke-Kuhlman House/Heritage Center Museum is again fully decorated.  See the traditional decorations that harken back to the early 20th century as you explore the home and office of Dr. Cooke.  Make sure to visit the World War II exhibit before …

Santa Announces Mail Drop at Heritage Sylvania

We have received word from none other than Santa that he has made an official Letters to Santa Mail pick up on the porch of the Heritage Center Museum (Cooke-Kuhlman House).  Again this year, during Sylvania’s Miracle on Main Street event, we will be collecting your letters to Santa in our official big red mail box on the porch of …

Fall History Half Pints at Home Series Now Available!

Fall in love with reading with your preschooler with our new series of History Half Pints Books! Each month we will send your favorite History Half Pint a new book plus activities and supplies themed around the book.  A perfect way to spend a fall afternoon with your favorite little one.  Or give it as a gift!  We will ship …

Pie Baking Contest Returns Sunday October 17

We are excited to bring back our popular Pie Baking Contest to the Sylvania Fall Festival in 2021! Dust off your recipe and put on your apron.  Whether you are a long time baker or just picked up a new skill in the last year, this contest is for you. We have an adult and youth category and prizes will …

Help Decorate the Village – Scarecrow contest

Decorate the Historical Village with our First ever Scarecrow Building Contest!   We are excited to host the first annual Scarecrow Building Contest at Heritage Sylvania. You, your group, business, or organization are invited to participate by creating your own original scarecrow.  All entries will be displayed during the Sylvania Fall Festival October 16 and 17. Be creative!  Create one …

Lathrop House Reopens Sunday, July 11

After being closed all of 2020, we are thrilled to announce the Lathrop House will be reopening to the public Sunday, July 11.  Take a walk in the literal footprints of history as you explore the road taken by freedom seekers nearly two centuries ago.  Discover the important role Ohio played in the Underground Railroad and how ordinary people did …

New Summer History Half Pint Kits Ready!

History Half Pints at Home Kits come to your door each month July through August.  From Silly to Spiders to Birthdays, each new kit comes with a book, supplies and activity guide.  Perfect for your favorite preschooler.  $13.00 for the series of three includes postage ($12.00 for members). Supplies are limited!  Order yours today! Click here to order your History …

Camp AH-HA returns for Summer 2021

We couldn’t let the fun disappear even as we are working back to more ‘normal’ summer.  Our popular Camp AH-HA activities are back this summer.  Each month we will upload a special activity packet that you can do at home filled with fun games and puzzles.  Also, join us each Tuesday through August at the Sylvania Area Farmers Market from …