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Clermont County Historical Society

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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 April Meeting

The Clermont County Historical Society will April 18@ 7:30 PM in room S143, Clermont College, 4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia. Our featured speaker will be Greg Roberts of the New Richmond Historical Society. He will speak on the Civil War "Buffalo Soldiers" and their connection to New Richmond. 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

Stonelick Covered Bridge Collapsed

On Tuesday, February 11, while The Righter Company was working on the rehabilitation project, the bridge collapsed. On Wednesday, February 12, county and state officials met with the contractor to discuss their plan for continuing work on the bridge. Read More


Featured Album
The Trains of Clermont County

Trains were once the main mode of moving goods and transportation in Clermont County. The Train photo album contains historic railroad photos from around the county.

Civil War Monument

By Ron Hill
Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee
Clermont County Historical Society

A 32 page guide to the sites in Clermont County that are associated with the Civil War. Four sites concern General U.S. Grant; eight sites relate to Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's Raid and eight sites cover other locations. There is a listing of cemeteries within Clermont County where Civil War veterans are buried.

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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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Open House

First Sat; 1-4 pm. 299 S. Third Street, Willamsburg.

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