2015 SUMMER CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
Submit your collection for 2016 Exhibit
Board of Trustees Nomination Form
Upcoming programs and exhibits
Rise to the challenge of accessibility.
[June 4 update | donation info]
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
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13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
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.
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.
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
$5 adult / $1 child suggested donation.
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County
I-75 Road Construction Update
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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The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is managed jointly by the Wood County Commissioners James F. Carter, Joel Kuhlman, and Doris Herringshaw, Ed.D; the Wood County Historical Society; and the Wood County Park District.
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau
||TEA: WHO'S GOT THE BUTTON?
Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm - RSVP TODAY
Otsego Park, 20000 West River Road, Bowling Green
Sometimes the smallest things can have the biggest stories. Lori Parratt shares the history of buttons, traditional games, identification, and craft ideas.
||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 SURPLUS AUCTION
Sign up to bid on surplus auction items in Wood County and around the region HERE
NEXT WOOD COUNTY AUCTION: JULY 15
WCHS FUNDRAISER at
MAX & ERMA’S, PERRYSBURG
July 20, 11 am - 11 pm
[Details and Coupon]
WCHS at BG FARMERS’ MARKET
July 22, 4 - 8 PM
Visit our booth with Downtown BG at the Farmers Market at S.Main & Clough
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.
||PASSPORT TO BG
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.
||SPIRIT OF WOOD COUNTY AWARDS
[download PDF details and nomination form]
DUE August 15, 2015
WOOD COUNTY QUILT SQUARE TRAIL
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
Watch WGTE TV or listen to FM 91. Museum grounds open to all visitors at no cost. [ What you will see on the grounds ]