LCHS Contact Information
284 Washington Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: (440) 322-3341
Fax: (440) 322-0893
 
LCHS Office Hours
Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
284 Washington Ave.
Elyria, OH 
 

We are closed on Mondays, Sundays and Major Holidays:

Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

 


 
2016 Upcoming Events
 
April 30, 2016, 11am-3pm - Preservation Expo at the Carnegie Center of the Lorain Historical Society. There will be two speakers presenting on preservation topics, as well as, posters exhibited by member organizations of preservation topics
 
May 1, 2016, 2pm - Spring Walk at Cascade Park (starts at the Hickories).
 

June 4, 2016, 11:30am - 1:30pm

Spring Garden Luncheon 

 

$18 per person ($15 LCHS members) Advanced ticket purchase is recommended! Call for tickets 440-322-3341 or email at lchs@lchs.org!!


Youth History Camp

June 20-24, 9:30 AM-11:30AM

For ages 6-11 register today !!

CLICK ON THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TAB ON THE LEFT AND SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO PRINT THE REGISTRATION AND MEDICAL FORM.

$7 per child per day or $30 per child for all five days

Advance registration required to participate!!

 

New Military Gallery to open in 2016!

LCHS News

We have lots of books for sale check out the Publications tab on the left to order yours today!!!

 



Locations

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Hickories Museum Tours
509 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH
   Thursday and Friday     1-4 p.m.
   Saturday                       1-3 p.m.

(last tour starts 45 minutes prior to close)
 
Other times by appointment
Admission: Adults $5.00
Ages 13 to 18, $3.00 / Children 6 to 12, $2.00 (Children under 6 and LCHS Members are FREE)
 
(Note: The Hickories will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday from January through April.)
 
 
 
 

 















 

 

 

 

 
 
 
    Lorain County History Center
   284 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH
    Tuesday through Friday 10-4 p.m.              Saturday     1-3 p.m.

            

Other times by appointment
  Admission: Adults $5.00

Ages 13 to 18, $3.00 / Children 6 - 12, $2.00 (Children under six and LCHS Members FREE).

 

Group Tours:

10 or more $4 per adult.
Call (440) 322-3341 to schedule a tour.

 

Johnson Family Library
LCHS Members:
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Other times by appointment.
Non-Members:
By appointment only.
$5.00 fee per day.

 


 
 

LCHS PROGRAMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IN APRIL AND MAY

  1. April 19 - 6:30pm at The Elyria Public Library Central - Scheide Room presenting "Elyria Theaters" by Jim Smith 
  2. April 21 - 2:00 and 3:00pm at St. Mary of the Woods, Avon presenting "All Aboard the Titanic" by Janet Bird 
  3. April 23 - 12:00pm at the Wakeman Library, 33 Pleasant St., Wakeman presenting "Classic Hats and Vintage Purses" by Janet Bird
  4. May 4 - 7:00pm at the Avon Historical Society, Old Avon Town Hall presenting "Rosie the Riveter" by Anne Michael
  5. May 17 - 9:00am at the Elyria Men's Senior Fellowship, Elyria Moose Lodge, Ternes St. presenting "A Century Ago - 1916" by Jim Smith
  6. May 18 - 6:30pm at the LaGrange Public Library presenting "Civil War 150: Reconstruction" by Jim Smith
  7. May 20 - 7:00pm at the Normandy Retirement Community, 22701 Lake Rd., Rocky River presenting "Patriotic Holidays" by Jim Smith