As information is collected about the various township historical societies in Medina County, it will be posted here. If you have a certain township that has not yet been posted and would like more information, let me know and I will try to get the information posted for you. Thanks, Maggie Stewart-Zimmerman
MEDINA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
Brunswick Area Historical Society
4613 Laurel Rd.
P.O. Box 714
Brunswick, Ohio 44212
Chatham Township Historical Society
Granger Historical Society
Hinckley Historical Society
Litchfield Historical Society
Lodi Historical Society
Purpose Of the Society
The Medina County Genealogical Society (MCGS) was formed in July 1976 by a group of individuals who were interested in learning more about their ancestors. As the Society became more organized, it began publication of a newsletter, The Medina County Story in 1982. This newsletter is published four times a year and has a yearly index.
In 1988, the Society became a chapter in the Ohio Genealogical Society. Membership now exceeds over one hundred households and extends all across the United States.
A small library is maintained at the Medina County Historical Society, John Smart Museum, in their research room. It is available for research during regular Museum hours. Call the Medina County Historical Society at 330-722-1341 to confirm hours. Their address is 206 North Elmwood Street, Medina, Ohio.
The Society holds a monthly meeting on the second Sunday of each month with a social time commencing at 1:30 PM, with a program at 2:00 PM, followed by a short business meeting. Exceptions are research field trips, a June Family Picnic and a December Annual Dinner.
The Society holds their monthly meetings at the Medina County District Library, Medina, Ohio. For more details, including individual meetings and program content,
contact Margaret Cheney or visit the chapter website at
Medina County Historical Society Museum
Seville Historical Society
Sharon Heritage Society
Spencer Historical Society
Valley City Historical Society
Westfield Historical Society
York Township Historical Society
c/o Phyllis Siman
9610 Old Mill Rd.
Spencer, Ohio 44275
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c/o Bob Hummel
1195 Granger Road
Medina, Ohio 44256
Granger Library and Historical Society is open the first Saturday of each month, April through October, 1:00 to 3:00 P. M. or by appointment (330-239-2380).
The library has a small collection of childrenís books and a nice selection of historical books and biographies arranged by historical eras. (Hence, all books pertaining to life in the 1920ís or published in the 1920ís are on one shelf, etc.)
The Granger Library and Historical Society has published the following books priced at $8.00 each or 2 for $15.00:
The libraryís collection includes the Highland High School year books (Highland Annuals) for the following years: 1955-1973; 1975-1979; 1981-1984;1986; 1988-1990; 1991-1994; 1996-2005.
The library also has genealogical information on the following Granger Township families: ALBER, BARNETT-SPENCER, BEARDSLEY, BLEILER, BURT, CAPRON-SMITH-COMSTOCK, CASE, CHRISMAN, CODDING, DAVIS, DUNSHA-SIMMONS, FINCH, FREEMAN, GANYARD-WILEY, GIBBS, GRAFF, GREEN, HAND, HATCH-HOEL, HEPPENSTIEL, HILLS, HUMMEL, HUNTLEY, INGRAHAM, KUDER, LYTLE, MATTINGLY, SHAW, STEIN, THOMPSON, TREEMAN, UNDERWOOD.
c/o Mrs. Celia M. Kruggel
4700 Avon Lake Road
Litchfield, OH 44253
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