To collect, preserve, and share the history of Lorain County to educate and inspire present and future generations.


To be a respected hub of learning about history, where all people are encouraged to discover and develop a passion for the past, engage in relevant study and educational experiences, and make history a meaningful part of their lives.


Learn more About Us and how we put our Mission, Vision, and Values into action. Discover how you can Get Involved.

Support has been provided by Ohio Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the federal ARP Act of 2021.

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Read all about the history of Lorain County

Elyria the Second Century and Beyond

Paperback – By Jim Jablonski
Mar 17, 2020 – Elyria (Ohio) – 158 pages

Celebrations of Faith: A Century of Worship in Lorain County, Ohio

Spiral-bound Paperback – 2020 Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative
Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio

Lorain County Metro Parks: The First 50 Years (OH) (Images of America)

Paperback – April 25, 2007
by Gary S. Gerrone

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