Events


Tuesday, March 31, 1:30 p.m. CANCELLED Check back for updated date!
Tea With a Cause
Dr. Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum
The HCHS is supported by many individuals and community organizations. We decided to host a tea to give back! Each quest is asked to bring a “personal care” item which will be donated to Together We Can Make a Difference.
Donation of $18.00 for non-members & $16.00 for members.
Reserve a seat at 419.599.0201


Thursday April 30, 2020 CANCELLED Check back for updated date!
HCHS Annual Meeting 5-7 pm. “50th Anniversary”
The HCHS Constitution requires one annual meeting yearly to inform the membership of the yearly progress and achievements of the organizations. This is also an important time to use your vote to elect officers to the board of trustees. If this sounds boring it is actually a great way to meet up with local members snack on some food and enjoy a few drinks!

Sunday, May 3, 2020 2-4:p.m.
Open House at Dr. Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum
Tour the Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House on your own or with one of our tour guides! This a FREE public open house.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 – Mother’s Day Tea 1:30 p.m. Reservations needed.

Thursday, May 21, 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Plant Sale
After a long winter get those gardens ready with us! Stop up to the Dr. John Bloomfield Pergola and purchase some plants to spruce up your garden this spring and summer season! Many of our members are fabulous gardeners. You won’t want to miss it!

Thursday, May 21, 7:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Fireside Chat Speaker Series – The Battle of Fallen Timbers with Dave Westrick
Join the HCHS for the first Fireside Chat of the season at the Nathaniel Hartman Log Home located at the Henry County Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 21, 7:00-8:00p.m. This talk will feature Dave Westrick former president of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Commission and trustee of the Commission. Dave has extensive knowledge of the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers and its pivotal role in the development of Northwest Ohio and the United States. Dave will walk through the battle and its key players with specific details about the battlefield then and now.

$10.00 per person non-member
$5.00 per person HCHS member

Sunday, June 7, 2020 2-4:p.m.
Open House at Dr. Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum
Tour the Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House on your own or with one of our tour guides! This a FREE public open house.

Saturday, June 13-14   
Henry County 200th Anniversary (More to come)
Annual Strawberry Festival at the Henry County Fairgrounds, 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 25, 7:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Fireside Chat Speaker Series – Historic Tunes with Tyler
Nathaniel Hartman Log Home – Henry County Fairgrounds
Tyler E. Burg will perform a special concert with historical commentary on period music and instruments from the 18th & 19th century. Tyler will lace together historical themes with period tunes as they relate to Irish and German history in both Europe and the United States.
Reservations Required for seats – Call 419.906.1660
Non-members $10.00 HCHS Members $5.00

Tyler E. Burg

Thursday, July 30, 7:00-8:00p.m.
Fireside Chat Speaker Series – Villages, Arts, Culture of the Woodland People
Nathaniel Hartman Log Home – Henry County Fairgrounds
Vice President of the HCHS and member of the Black Swamp Intertribal Foundation Taylor Moyer will dress in traditional regalia of the eastern woodland peoples while giving a talk on the villages that dotted the bank of the Maumee River from Defiance, Ohio through the city of Toledo. While exploring these American Indian sites Moyer will discuss arts and culture of the people who once lived on the banks of the Maumee River. Period American Indian artifacts and replicas will be on display during the event.
Non-members $10.00 HCHS Members $5.00

Taylor Moyer in traditional regalia

August 13-16 11:00a.m. – Sunset
(In conjunction with the Henry County Fair)
16th Annual Living History Encampment during the Henry County Fair
Henry County Fairgrounds
Each and every year since 2003 the HCHS has hosted the largest living history and reenactment event in Henry County during the Henry County Fair. Historians, reenactors, and more flock from across the State to join us and bring history back to life. This year we will focus on the 200th anniversary of Henry County and those “who walked before us”. From the First Peoples, French Fur Traders, and American Civil War soldiers the history of our county will come alive!
Registration for Living Historians & Reenactors – Call 419.906.1660

Saturday, September 12, 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Napoleon Fall Festival – Henry County Fairgrounds
Tour our historic complex at our Fairground location. Our re-enactors & living historians will be on site dressed in period attire answering questions, providing tours, and class musket demonstrations through out the day! This event is weather permitting so check with local forecast!