• FREE Event • FREE Museum Admission

    Join us for a variety of DEMONSTRATION DAYS throughout the year. Watch and learn historic activities and traditions at the Log Cabin, throughout the grounds, or inside the Museum.

  • Log Cabin | Blacksmith | Amateur Radio | Tractor & Farm


  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town
  • Saturday, April 9, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event. Museum open 10-4 PM with free admission.
  • Join the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths for their annual open forge Demonstration day out at the Blacksmith Shop in the Boomtown area of the Wood County Historical Center.
  • Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths website


  • Wood County Historical Center Grounds
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event
  • Tractor display and farm hand tools
  • Farm-themed demonstrations include corn shelling, plowing, tillage work, and Sunday planting
  • Kiddie pedal pulls
  • Witness a steam-powered drilling rig and tour the Power House at the Oil Derrick
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations in BoomTown
  • Fiber arts and chair caning demos in Log Cabin
  • Museum open 1-4 both days with free admission
  • Power of Yesteryear website


  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town Area
  • 2:00 PM Saturday, June 22 - 2:00 PM Sunday, June 23
  • FREE Family Event
  • Join the Wood County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) in a nationwide exercise sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) as a means to practice emergency communication procedures by setting up amateur (ham) radio stations using temporary antennas and emergency power.
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission.
  • Wood County Amateur Radio Club website