Twinsburg Historical Society and Museum

Historic Liverpool Township Spirit Walk

Step back in time and experience the stories of Liverpool Township residents.  Learn the story of Jacob Reisinger’s shipwreck off the coast of New Jersey and eventual settlement in Liverpool.  Discover how Prohibition affected the area residents and how the Civil War divided the township.  Learn the connection between some township residents and the Salem Witchcraft trials.
Join us on September 21, from 6-9 p.m. at Mill Stream Park and enjoy an hour walk through 6 scenes that tell of some of the Liverpool Township residents buried in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.  This is a family friendly event.  After dark, enjoy the special atmosphere of low lights and a campfire at many of the scenes.
Groups will leave every 15 minutes from 6-8:30 p.m. and there are some seats at each stop.  Walking tour takes about an hour.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and 5 and under are free.  Tickets are available at the door on the evening of the event.  The Spirit Walk will be held at Mill Stream Park in Valley City.  Just follow St. Rt. 303 to 1/4 mile west of St. Rt. 252, then north on Maple St. to the park.  In case of rain, the event will be held at the Liverpool Community Center, 6801 School St., Valley City.

For additional info, visit www.valleycity.org.

Held at Mount Hope Cemetery – Solon Cemetery Stroll

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mount Hope Cemetery, 30000 Miles Road
Solon, 44139 United States


Back by popular demand. Join us for a stroll through Mount Hope Cemetery to learn about Solon's ancestors, some famous and not so famous.  After the stroll, the museum will be open and light refreshments will be served. Meet at Mt. Hope 30000 Miles Road presentation will start at 2:00. If adverse weather stories will be shared at the museum.

Walking Tour of Historical Buildings


Is it a nice day? Got an hour or two with nothing to do? Here is a PDF document that has the directions for a walking tour of some of Twinsburg's Historical buildings and a little background on each of them. Go explore and learn things.


Download the document here.

Area Events and Programs:

November 2019
Corporal, Tim Krugman of the 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry – Music of the American Civil War

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Solon Historical Society, 33975 Bainbridge Rd
Solon, OH 44139 United States


Cpl. Tim Krugman of Elyria will entertain us with ballads of the blue and gray of the American Civil War. He will share how the music reflected the nation's mood from excitement to patriotic fervor to despair at the end of the war. Come join us for a song and then enjoy a ice cream sundae.

Updated!!

James A Garfield Historical Society presents….

Cemetery Summer Series

The JAGHS will be providing the following educational programs for 2019,

Join us for one or join us for all of them!


September 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm-Baptist Cemetery Tour-est. 1804 This site was chosen by John Garrett III, founder of Garrettsville  for a Baptist Church and Cemetery. Join this tour to walk the grounds of the oldest cemetery on our tour.  
For more info, contact Debbie Smith @ 330-389-1859

Programs AROUNd THE AREA

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Kevin Noon Sharpening service – A sharp knife is a safe knife!

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Solon Historical Society, 33975 Bainbridge Rd
Solon, OH 44139 United States


Kevin Noon, The Environmentally Friendly Sharpener will visit the SHS again.  He will sharpen knives (including serrated), scissors(including pinking), gardening tools, cooking tools, woodworking tools, sewing tools, salon tools and paper cutters. He uses a repurposed 1923 treadle adapted to spin wheels of differing grits. Using a foot powered treadle enables him to vary the speed of the wheels so that he can safely sharpen your items.  There is a charge for his service. Check out noonsharpening.com for pricing. Museum will be open.

Solon City Holiday Lighting

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Solon Historical Society, 33975 Bainbridge Rd
Solon, OH 44139 United States


The museum will be open during the City Holiday Lighting, stop by to check out the collection on display.