Join us for our Christmas Tour of Homes this December 4th!
Visit with Santa
on Sat. Dec. 17th from 1-4 pm. at Travellers Rest,corner of Front St. and Jefferson St.,Greenfield.
All are welcome to come talk to Santa before he heads back to the North Pole to get ready for his deliveries on Christmas Eve. Cookies, candy canes and cider will be available. Parents will have the opportunity to take photos of their child with Santa. The event is free.
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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:
To print an order form, click on the picture of the cover shown below. You can download an order form, complete the form and mail to the Society with your check or money order.
You may also purchase online using PAYPAL and have your order shipped to a single address by clicking on the following PayPal icon. Each copy will be $48.00 which includes shipping costs per book. You may change the quantity ordered at checkout.
You may also purchase online using PAYPAL and pick up your order at the Society. Each copy will be $40.00. You may change the quantity ordered at checkout.
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
Susan Thompson, Vice President
Kay Scheeler, Secretary
Judy Schmidt, Treasurer
Stuart McNeil, Assistant Treasurer
Board of Trustees
G.A. "Hank" Thompson
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.
Visit our online Museum Shop for many gift items we have for sale.
The pictures on the Greenfield Historical Society website cannot be used without permission.