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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
Tues by appointment

Public Tours:
W-F 1 - 4pm
Sat 10 - 2pm

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

    An 1835 Greek Revival residence, once the home of General James W. Denver (for whom Denver, Colorado was named), the Rombach Place Museum houses a changing array of exhibits that illustrate the history, diverse interests and talents of the people of Clinton County. Included are the General Denver military and political collection, the photographic work of Carl Moon (1879-1948), and the largest collection of paintings, drawing and sculptures by internationally known Quaker artist and sculptor Eli Harvey (1860-1957).


    Genealogy and History Research Library

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

    Manuscript and Photographic Archive

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

    Davids Conference Center

    The Davids Conference Center is a moderate sized space within the History Center and used for public programs and events. The Conference Center is also available for a $15 per hour rental. The space can hold around 90 people, includes white board, projector, and podium. Tables, chairs, and a small kitchen area included.

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  • Whom to Contact

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