Clermont County Historical Society
Welcome to the Clermont County Historical Society. We strive to preserve and interpret Clermont County, Ohio's history. CCHS has the unique role of being the keeper of the County's memories and heritage. Founded in 1958, we have been active for over 50 years. We are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Please explore this website, and feel free to reach out to us, please Contact Us.
Clermont County Historical Society September Meeting
The Clermont County Historical Society will meet Friday September 19 @ 7:30 PM in room S143, Clermont College, 4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia. Our featured speaker will be Tom Smitgall. Tom is a collector of Post Cards with an emphases on Clermont County Cards. He will share and discus the Clermont County Cards The meeting is free and open to the public
If you have an idea for a PROGRAM for our meetings in 2014, please let us know at Clermonths@aol.com.
Batavia is the county seat of Clermont County, Ohio. Established in 1814, Batavia became the seat of government in 1824, although Ezekiel Dimmit constructed the first cabin in the future town in 1797. The community grew slowly, having only 537 residents in 1840. By 1880, Batavia had 1,015 residents. Three newspapers, three churches, one bank, one carriage manufacturer, and one shoe factory existed in the community.
The Batavia photo album contains historic Batavia, Ohio photos.
Lytle Birthday Celebration
Will be September 7, from 2-5 pm at Harmony Hill. During this annual celebration the Harmony Hill museum and carriage house will have displays on Williamsburg. The Williamsburg Community Band will provide a program of patriotic and popular music at 3 pm. A weaving demonstration will presented. Refreshments will be served. Bring a chair.