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Willoughby Historical Society

Founded in 1961, the Willoughby Historical Society collects and maintains artifacts and materials relative to this area, including microfilm of Willoughby newspapers from 1879 to the present. Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of March, June, September and the 1st Wednesday of December at 6:30 PM. The Collection Room is located on the lower level of the Willoughby Public Library. Preserve our local heritage by purchasing a membership and sending to:

Willoughby Historical Society
30 Public Square, Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Hours for the Collection Room are:
Every Monday from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Every Tuesday from  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Contact the Historical Society via email at ohash19@aol.com or call (440) 942-3200 ext.350 to make arrangements for access to the Collection Room at other times.
Materials for research include:

  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • History Books
  • Directories
  • Scrapbooks
  • Roster of Ohio Soldiers
  • Pioneer History
  • School Histories
  • Diaries
  • School Annuals
  • Photographs

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Monday Thursday
9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Friday & Saturday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sunday (October through April)
1:00 P.M - 5:00 P.M.

*Willoughby Hills
11:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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