Recently the Greenfield Historical Society was able to acquire an original and complete Browder Life-Saving Net. The device, developed and manufactured in Greenfield by the Cory-Patterson Mfg. Co., is described in a booklet which has been reproduced and placed on our website -
The Greenfield Historical Society has assembled a booklet designed to assist one in a self-guided tour of the Greenfield Cemetery. You may download a copy here.
The new book, Images of America - Greenfield, is now available for sale.
Tour over 50 Quilt Barns in the Greenfield area. Paint Creek Patterns is a project of the Greenfield Historical Society and links quilt barns in Highland, Fayette and Ross Counties with other Ohio counties participating in the "Clothesline of Quilts" across Southern Ohio and throughout the other Appalachian states.
Greenfield played an important role in the Underground Railroad as shown in the Paint Creek Freedom Trail brochure.
T he Historical Society of Greenfield Ohio, formed in 1949, is non-profit and exists to further historical preservation and education in Greenfield, Ohio, and the surrounding area. To this end it shall own and maintain Travellers Rest for collecting, preserving and interpreting archival materials and artifacts indigenous to the Greenfield area; encourage historical research; sponsor programs, displays and special events; be concerned with the preservation of historical buildings and cooperate with other organizations interested in historic preservation.
Officers and Board of Trustees
Harold Schmidt, President
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees normally meets the first Thursday of each month at Travellers Rest (see Event Calendar for times). The meeting is open to the public. Travellers Rest is open on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.
During the months of December, January, and Feburary, Travellers Rest will NOT be open Thursday afternoons, unless special arrangements are made. Normal Thursday hours will resume beginning in March. In addition, we will not be open on Thanksgiving.