Membership Meetings are held quarterly on the Fourth Wednesday of January, April, July and October.
EHA quarterly meetings are held at The Hickories Museum, located at 509 Washington Avenue, Elyria, Ohio on the fourth Wednesday of January, April, July and October from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Following the business meeting, a program relevant to Elyria’s history will be presented. Guests are welcome to attend when accompanied by an EHA member. For more information call (440) 322-3341.
EHA member Matt Nahorn shows the attendees a Garford automobile horn at the 10/26/11 EHA meeting. Members attending a meeting at The Hickories Museum enjoy the discussion. Guests enjoy a display at an EHA meeting.
EHA Upcoming Meetings
April 23, 2014, TBA
The Elyria Historical Association (EHA) is an affiliate group of LCHS members who are interested in the history of the city of Elyria. If you would like to find out more information on this group, please call LCHS at (440) 322-3341. More details on this meeting are TBD.
EHA Needs Area Year Books
EHA needs your help! The Elyria Historical Association is attempting to establish a complete collection of school year books from Elyria High, Elyria Catholic, Elyria West, Open Door Christian and First Baptist Christian. We are accepting yearbook donations (non-returnable) at The Lorain County Historical Society, 509 Washington Avenue, Elyria. The office is in the basement of The Hickories and is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.
These books will be available for reference, and may be borrowed for display during class reunions. Photo displays will be created featuring each schools' teams, clubs, bands and societies. These displays, using school colors, will be featured periodically in downtown storefront windows.
We are requesting help from high school graduating class members to assist EHA in selecting photographs for the creation of these displays. Anyone interested in helping with these displays, please call 440-322-3341.
The Elyria Historical Association is actively seeking new members. For additional information please contact the Lorain County Historical Society at 440-322-3341.
Past Events 2103:
EHA Bob Evans Fundraiser, Nov. 5, 2013 between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
The Bob Evans Restaurant located at 503 Griswold Road, Elyria, Ohio (Rt. 57 between 1-80 and 1-90) is hosting a Community Fundraiser between 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. November 5, 2013 to benefit the Elyria Historical Association (EHA), an affiliate group of The Lorain County Historical Society. Present your server with a Community Fundraiser flyer on November 5, 2013 and 15% of your meal bill will be donated to EHA. The flyer must accompany your bill for the donation to be made. Visit www.lchs.org and print off the flyer found under “Events.” Flyers will also be available at the Bob Evans Restaurant. EHA Fundraiser flyer.
EHA Fifth Annual Holiday Ornament Fundraiser 2013
The Elyria Historical Association (EHA) is pleased to announce that the association’s new emblem design of a 1913 Garford Cyclopes automobile was chosen as the image for their Fifth Annual Holiday Ornament fundraiser. This limited edition, gold acrylic bulb, is 3 ¼ inches and is decorated with an image in black of the 1913 Garford Cyclopes automobile. The ornaments are now available and can be purchased for $7 each or three for $20 at The Lorain County History Center, located at 284 Washington Avenue, Elyria, OH or by calling (440) 322-3341 if you would like to purchase one for yourself or several, as they make great gifts. All proceeds of the sale of these ornaments benefit EHA, an affiliate group of The Lorain County Historical Society.
Elyria Historical Association Bob Evan's Fundraiser in Elyria, Ohio
August 1, 2013, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Bob Evans Restaurant located at 503 Griswold Road, Elyria, Ohio (Rt. 57 between 1-80 and 1-90) is hosting a Community Fundraiser between 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. August 1, 2013 to benefit the Elyria Historical Association (EHA), an affiliate group of The Lorain County Historical Society. Present your server with a Community Fundraiser flyer on August 1, 2013 and 15% of your meal bill will be donated to EHA. Click here to print the EHA Bob Evan's Fundraiser August 1, 2013 flyer.