Event News: Third Annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence Scheduled for July 4, 2020

Join us on July 4th for the third annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence on the grounds of the Lathrop House.  Be prepared to be inspired as community participants take turns reading one of our nation’s more treasured documents at the site where so many fought for freedom as part of the Underground Railroad.  Bring your lawn chair or …

Winter History Half Pints Series Announced

We ring in the new year with an all new series of History Half Pints programs.  Our popular monthly preschool programs are back in 2020 with new themes and new fun with our teacher Mrs. R and her helper Marv. These programs are designed to be full of fun and learning as preschoolers ages 3 – 6 and their special …

Annual Pie Baking Contest set for Sunday October 20

Calling all Pie Bakers!  We are once again excited to host the annual Sylvania Fall Festival Pie Contest as part of the Sylvania Fall Festival, Sunday October 20.  This is your chance to show off your mad pie baking skills! All pies must be completely from scratch (no store bought crusts or fillings). No cream pies or pies that require …

History Organizations Merge in Sylvania

Contact: Andi Erbskorn, aerbskorn@sylvaniahistoricalvillage.org  419-517-5533 January 8, 2019 For Immediate Release   (Sylvania, Oh)   The new year brought a new chapter to the way history is presented in Northwest Ohio.  On January 1, Heritage Sylvania was officially born and is ready to help share the story of the region’s rich past with audiences of all ages. The organization is the …

Barn Dedicated in Honor of Joy and Robert Armstrong

Twenty five years ago this October, the Heritage Center Museum opened to the public for this first time. At the helm were Robert “Army” and Joy Armstrong. Their commitment to preserving history in Sylvania began in the early 1990s. Army became president of the newly formed Sylvania Historical Society. When the Heritage Center Advisory Commission was formed soon after, Army …