History

Updated December 5, 2019

Wolcott Museum Complex Seeks Docents
The Wolcott Museum is in need of docents to guide tours through the complex buildings. Docents are needed two to four hours on Saturdays and Sundays and on some weekdays for school visits. Training will begin next month.
This is a volunteer position, but those who participate are welcome to attend the many social events that take place at the complex.
This is a perfect opportunity for a retired schoolteacher, or for someone who enjoys sharing education.
Those interested in becoming a docent may call the museum at (419) 893-9602 or e-mail Kathy Dowd at curator@wolcotthouse.org.

Holiday Open House Planned At Fort Meigs
Fort Meigs will hold a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Fort Meigs Visitor Center will be decked for the holidays for this family- friendly event filled with lots of activities for everyone.
Re-enactors, local artisans, holiday music, historical games, self-guided tours of Legacy of Freedom: Fort Meigs and the War of 1812 and more will be featured.
For more information, visit www.fortmeigs.org.

Monclova Community Center Announces Events
The Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova, will host a variety of events throughout 2017.
Holiday events planned include a Wednesday, December 13 “Christmas Celebration.”
For more information, call (419) 861-1336 or visit www.MonclovaCommunityCenter.com.

Spafford House Museum Announces Hours
The 1823 Spafford House Museum is closed for the winter until Friday April 6.
If there are any groups who wish a private tour during this time, contact Judith Justus at (419) 874-6828.
The museum will, however, sponsor its annual Christmas Open House on Saturday and Sunday, December 16 and 17 from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. On the first floor in the Keeping Room will be featured various elaborate holiday displays with complete houses and figure scenes. In the Judge’s Chamber will be Father Christmas figures, Santa Claus and snowmen on display. There are decorated rooms upstairs and fir trees throughout the house. A wide choice of cookies and appetizers will be offered.
Come visit this historic venue and share in the holiday spirit. There is no admission charge.

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