Register now for the Sheep Pen Cemetery Workshop
The Historical Society of Greenfield, Ohio, will host a Cemetery Preservation and Restoration Workshop on June 25, 2016, at the Sheep Pen Cemetery beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until dusk (or as long as you can stay that day). Conducting the workshop will be Mr. Mark Morton, Gravestone Guardians of Ohio. During the workshop you will learn the proper techniques of cemetery restoration and repair ~ identifying, cleaning & repairing grave markers. Registration is limited to 30 attendees so you will need to register early and you can do that online by clicking on the "Pay Now" button shown below.
Register ($30/person) by clicking on the "Pay Now" button below. Registration includes lunch. If the workshop is cancelled, arrangements will be made to refund the registgration fee, minus any processing fees from PayPal.
Perhaps not exactly as popular as the TV show "Duck" Dynasty, but our community has an interesting group of volunteers trying to revive the 1939 Ahrens-Fox fire apparatus that once served the community. It has been stored for a number of years and is finally getting some attention to get it runing again.
A Century of Tradition
The new book - McClain High School, A Century of Tradition - is AVAILABLE for purchase!
There are THREE ways to order your copy:
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.
The 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 all Greenfield Historical Society’s properties 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
Wendy Royse, President
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees normally meets the first Thursday of each month at Travellers Rest (see 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.
The pictures on the Greenfield Historical Society website cannot be used without permission.