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Clinton County History Center

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149 E. Locust Street
Wilmington, OH 45177
937 382-4684
(937) 382-5634 (fax)
Hours:
Office:
W-F 9 - 11am & 1 - 4pm

Public Tours:
W-F 1 - 4pm
Sat 10 - 2pm (Closed Sat, August 10th)

About Us

The Clinton County History Center, 149 E. Locust Street, Wilmington, is a multi-function facility owned and operated by the Clinton County Historical Society, serving all those interested in our rich read more
  • About

    The Clinton County History Center, 149 E. Locust Street, Wilmington, is a multi-function facility owned and operated by the Clinton County Historical Society, serving all those interested in our rich heritage.

    The facility includes:

    Rombach Place Museum
    Housed in a mid-1800s residence, Clinton County History Center has a touring museum. The home was purchased by Matthew Rombach (General Denver’s father-in-law) in 1855, and is also referred to as Rombach Place Museum. The museum features rotating exhibits that highlight different artifacts and textiles in the collection. Exhibits also include the largest collection of Eli Harvey, internationally known Quaker artist, paintings and sculpture; Carl Moon photographs; artifacts of General Denver’s military and political career; medical and dental instruments; and more.

    Genealogy and History Research Library

    The History Center has an extensive collection of resources pertaining to genealogy, the history of Clinton County, the Society of Friends, and so on.

    Manuscript and Photographic Archive

    The History Center maintains an archive of original manuscripts and photographic material. Included are early writings, documents, photographs, and ephemera. Access is available by appointment.

    Davids Conference Center

    The Davids Conference Center is a moderate sized space within the History Center used for public programs and events. The Community Room is available for a $15 per hour rental. The space can hold around 90 people, includes tables, chairs, white board, podium, etc. Small kitchenette area included.

  • Highlights

    • ClintonCountyHistory.org
    • Facebook.com/ClintonCountyHistory
    • Instagram @ClintonCountyHistory
  • Media

  • Whom to Contact

    • Shelby Boatman
      Executive Director
      PO Box 529
      Wilmington, OH 45177
      Phone: 937 382-4684
  • Directions

    Across the street from Kava Haus in Wilmington