Mission

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

Vision

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.

Goals

Learn more about how we will make our vision for the future a reality by reading our 2021 – 2023 Strategic Plan.

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

Just a Place to Stay Out of the Rain: A History of the Lorain County Infirmary

Paperback – By Jared W. Smith (Lorain County administrator)
Lorain County Historical Society, 2014 – Almshouses – 115 pages

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Contact LCHS at (440) 322-3341 or education@lchs.org to arrange for a tour.

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