Waterville Historical Society

your connection to the past

The Waterville Historical Society collects, preserves, provides access to, interprets and fosters an appreciation of history that has an impact on the Waterville, Ohio and surrounding area.

Wakeman Archival Research Center

The Center, located upstairs at 401 Farnsworth Road, contains records of Waterville organizations, businesses, churches, schools, etc., as well as family files and local history. The public may inspect them free of charge and a volunteer archivist from the Waterville Historical Society with the research. No item may be removed from the Archives, but copies may be made for a small fee. Donations of similar documents and photographs, are welcome or may be copied and added to the files and returned.

Winter Hours

Beginning November 1 through April the Wakeman Archival Research Center will be open by appointment, and depending on weather conditions and availability of staff, the archives will be open Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. Look for the "Open" flag on the front of the building. Located upstairs at Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Road, the archives is staffed by Waterville Historical Society volunteers.  Admission is free. For more information or to make an appointment contact the staff via email; at whs43566@outlook.com.

P.O. Box 263,  Waterville, OH  43566            whs43566@outlook.com

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