Richland Co., Ohio

 

Libraries / Museums / Hist-Gen Societies


 

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Bellville Historical Museum - Bellville
Butler / Clear Fork Valley Historical Society Museum
  • P.O. Box 186, Butler, OH 44822

  • (419) 989-1679 (curator's home telephone)

  • Physical Address:  43 Elm St., Butler, OH 44822 

    • Hours:  The museum is open only during limited hours.  Please contact the museum to check on the schedule before traveling a distance.

Family History Center
  • 1951 Middle-Bellville Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44904  (419)756-5530
  • Maren Kennedy, Director  (419)774-0887
  • Hours:  Wed. & Sat. 9 a.m. - noon
Malabar Farm
Mansfield Fire Museum
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library - SHERMAN ROOM (genealogy room)
  • Address:  43 West Third Street in Mansfield, Ohio 44902
  • Phone number:  419-521-3115
  • The genealogy room is known as the Sherman Room and is run by Boyd Addlesperger.  
  • Newspaper Index - works best with Microsoft IE
  • Branches:  Bellville, Butler, Crestview, Lexington, Lucas, Madison, Ontario and Plymouth [as of 7/15/09]
  • No genealogical materials are available at the branches - only the main library
  • Photocopy fees:  Order up to 6 photocopies per order for a base fee of $2.00 plus .25 per photocopy.  (for example ... for three photocopies the fee would be $2.75)  Enclosing a legal self-addressed stamped envelope with your request would be greatly appreciated by the staff and volunteers working on your request.
Marvin Memorial Library
  • Address:  29 W. Whitney in Shelby, Ohio 44875-1252
  • Photograph
  • Shelby, June 15 -- The beautiful house on North Gamble Street, valued at $6,500, which was presented to the city for a public library by Uncle Dan Marvin, was dedicated Friday to its new purposes.  [Mansfield News:  15 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 90]
Ohio Genealogical Society  -- Headquartered in Bellville (just south of Mansfield) - NEW LOCATION!!
  • website  (external link)
  • 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio -- about 1 mile east of I-71
  • 419-886-1903
  • Access to ogs.org, Ancestry.com, Heritagequestonline.com, Footnote.com, Newspaperarchive.com, genealogybank.com, Newenglandancestors.org, and labs.familysearch.org while at the library on their new computers.
  • Wireless internet access available if you bring your own laptop
Ohio Historical Society -- Columbus
  • website   (external link)
  • 1982 Velma Ave., Columbus, OH. 
  • EFFECTIVE 7/1/2010 -- *Free Parking is back.  NEW HOURS:  Thursdays 10-7;  Fridays 10-5;  Saturdays 10-5.  No admission fee for the library/archives.  [source:  OHS Press Release, 27 June 2010]
  • NEW HOURS EFFECTIVE 1/1/2010 -- 3/1/2011 - THE LIBRARY WILL ONLY BE OPEN ON THURSDAYS FROM 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.  NEW HOURS AS OF 8/01/03 - DUE TO BUDGET CONSTRAINTS.  The library/archives will only be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. (external link)
Plymouth Area Historical Society
  • 7 E Main St, Plymouth, OH 44865-1201
  • Phone: 419-687-5400 
Plymouth Library
  • 29 W Broadway St., Plymouth, OH 44865-1024
  • Phone: 419-687-5655 
Richland County Genealogical Society (Richland County Chapter, OGS)
  • website  (external link)
  • Richland Co. Genealogical Society, c/o The Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West,  Bellville, Ohio 44813-8813
Shelby Genealogical Society
Shiloh Historical Society
  • Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 61, Shiloh Oh 44878
  • Physical Location:  Corner of SR 603 and Mechanic Street, Shiloh, Ohio
  • Hours of operation:  First Sunday of the Month - 1 - 4 p.m.


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Last updated on April 06, 2011