Public Open House

The HCHS will close November-March and re-open in April.

2022 Special Events

Mother’s Day Tea
Saturday, May 7 – 1:30

Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum
Enjoy the beauty of the 1894 Victorian Home Museum while enjoying the best in tea and foods prepared by our HCHS House Committee Members. Tour the museum and learn about our local and regional history. Reservations required prices TBA.

Plant Sale
Thursday, May 12 9-3pm

Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum
Ready for spring? Need some plants? Check out our great supply of perennials that will be sure to set your garden apart from the rest for years to come! Let our talented HCHS gardeners answer your questions and help you pick out the right plant(s). All proceeds support the HCHS!

Route 424 Garage Sales
June 9, 10, 11

525 W. Riverview Ave – Napoleon, Ohio (Private Residence)
Enjoy a cruise down historic route 424 in Henry County and stop at local garage sales! The HCHS will be setup along the Maumee River at one of our trustees homes! All proceeds benefit the HCHS.

Henry County Fair & Living History Encampment
Fair August 11-18
Living History Encampment 11-14
Enjoy the HCHS Historic Complex located at the southeast corner of the Henry County Fairgrounds. Open 11:00-dusk

Tour our historic buildings and enjoy unique exhibits spanning hundreds of years of local, State, and National history. Many exhibits are loaned by area residents and are a unique way to reflect back on our heritage. This years exhibits will feature 1990s John Deere tractors, early Coverlets from the 1840s-1860s, various photographs and tools from the Heller-Aller Company, a collection from the McClure Historical Society, a WWII collection, and much much more!

The Living History Encampment is Henry County’s largest living history event! Tour authentic camps from 1775-1865. This year we welcome back living historians from across Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. These experts will feature period camps with soap making, 18th century painting, shooting demonstrations, cooking demos, and more. The Nathaniel Hartman Log Home will be converted into an 18th century trading post with various wares and goods that were traded to American Indians.

Christmas Open House
17 4-8pm
18 1-4pm
Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum

P.O. Box 443, Napoleon, OH 43545

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