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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 2017 Meetings

The Clermont County Historical Society meets monthly February through October at the Clermont College, 4300 Clermont College Dr. Batavia. At each meeting there is a business session and a program on Clermont County History. The schedule for 2017 is listed below.

The meeting is free and open to the public.
If you have an idea for a PROGRAM for our meetings in 2017, please let us know at


Each year the Clermont County Historical Society has a county history display that rotates among the ten county libraries. The 2017 display features "The Stonelick Covered Bridge Renovation." The display is open to the public during the regular hours of the library.

Feb.- Goshen
March- Bethel
April-Union Twp
November- New Richmond

Gift Ideas

Do you struggle to think of gift ideas for friends and family who seem to have everything? Don't panic. We've come to the rescue with unique gifts for people who are hard to buy for. You might even find a few presents you'd like to purchase for yourself.

Visit the General Store for books and other historical items from Clermont County. Please order early as it take a couple weeks for delivery. We are sorry but we are not able to process credit card and only accept checks or money orders.

Another great gift for those hard to buy for is a membership to the Clermont County Historical Society.

Membership Benefits
1) Receive 10 monthly issues of our 6 page Clermont Historian", with news about current Society happenings, and historical stories of interest.
2) Attend 10 monthly meetings, with guest speaker programs. Normally, Winter meetings are at 12:30 pm. on the 4th Saturdays, Summer meetings at 7:30 pm. on the 3rd Fridays. Consult the "Calendar of Events" page.
3) Shop our General Store and take a 10% discount on all orders.
4) Receive discounts at other associated Ohio Historical Societies.

Mission Statement

To preserve, protect, and promote the historical heritage of Clermont County, Ohio for the betterment, enlightenment and well-being of its citizens by: Actively collecting and preserving historical records, documents, photographs and artifacts and making them available to the public; Disseminating information through interpretive exhibits, presentations, and publications to schools, civic organizations, local government, and the public; Encouraging the preservation of buildings, monuments, and sites of historical value; Cooperating with other historical societies and organizations having purposes in keeping with those of this Society.

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CCHS office, museum & archives are open to the public from 1-4 pm the first Saturday of each month or by appointment (call 753-8672). The Williamsburg Historical Society, Harmony Hill, located in the same building is open at the same time. The building is located at 299 Third Street, Williamsburg. From the Main Street in Williamsburg go south on Third Street until it dead ends. Turn left on the gravel road to reach the building.


Open House

The Clermont County Historical Society office, archives and museum are open to the public the first Saturday of the month from 1-4pm. and or by appointment. The Williamsburg Historical Society (Harmony Hill), located in the same building is open at the same time. The building is located at 299 Third Street, Williamsburg, turn left and follow the gravel road.


February 25 - Saturday
March 25 - Saturday
April 23 - Friday
May 19 - Friday
June 16 - Friday
August 18 - Friday
September 15 - Friday
October 28 - Saturday
November - No meeting
December - No meeting
Friday 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm
to 3:00 pm