http://www.waynehistorical.org/beall.html Constructed between 1815 and 1817 by War of 1812 General Reasin Beall, the house is the oldest surviving residential structure in Wooster. The house once used by the College of Wooster as a dormitory, is gradually undergoing a transition from the Society’s main museum building to an authentic recreation of how it looked during Continue reading
Our large campus offers an exciting glance back in time with tours of historic buildings containing local artifacts. WCHS Campus Closed for Winter Break The Wayne County Historical Society campus is closed for regular tours until March 2015. Please call the office if you would like to schedule a group tour during the break. Check Continue reading
Consisting of six primary structures, our campus offers visitors a unique opportunity to journey through Wayne County’s rich history — from pioneer days to the modern era. Please take this opportunity to briefly explore just some of the wonderful sights awaiting you.
The mission of the Wayne County Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts and experiences that reflect the cultural heritage of the county for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations. We believe it’s the little things that count in bringing history to life: the unique texture of hand-hewn logs, chiseled Continue reading