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Historical Society

The Morgan Township Historical Society is an organization which exists to collect and preserve historical records of the township. These resources will be made available to educate and promote an appreciation of the local history. The Morgan Township Historical Society is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.  Donations, monetary, photos or Morgan Township items, to the Historical Society are gladly accepted and greatly appreciated.  All donations are tax deductible. Please contact a Morgan Township Officer to make a donation.  

The Historical Society meetings are held at the Morgan Township Administration Building located at 3141 Chapel Road on the third Saturday of each month at 10:00 am from March through December. Visitors are always welcome to the meetings where coffee and cookies are available during the social period prior to the meeting of the day. Executive committee meetings, as convened by the President, are held in the newly restored 1858 Township House and Museum.

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Is your group or organization interested in learning more about the history of Morgan Township? If you belong to an organization, church group, scout troop or 4-H club that would like a private tour of the 1858 Morgan Township Museum, please call 513-738-0845 to find out how to set up your tour and for more information. Please note, there is a limit of 25 per tour.


The Morgan Township Historical Society would like to thank everyone for their support of the Morgan Township Historical Society and for patiently waiting for the Historical Society to resume it's meetings and Open Houses. While unable to meet in person, the Officers and Board have still been busy planning for meetings and events. The present officers have agreed to serve another year and stay in place for 2021. With Covid restrictions lifted - WE ARE BACK!!


In honor of the Township's 210th Anniversary, the Morgan Township Historical Society will be featuring a display of photographs and memorabilia from Morgan Township's Grand Bicentennial Celebration held throughout the year in 2011. Located in the original township house built in 1858 and listed on the National Register of Historical Places, the Museum contains exhibits interpreting the history of the township and the surrounding area. 

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
1858 House Museum
6464 Okeana Drewersburg Rd.
Okeana, OH  45053


All are welcome to attend the Morgan Township Historical Society meeting on July 17, 2021 when Neal Westridge presents the "Okeana Mill Fire of 1973."  The meeting starts at 10:00 am in the Morgan Township Administration Building located at 3141 Chapel Road. Just a reminder.........The 1858 House Museum will be open after the meeting and presentation until 2:00 pm.

If you would like to donate to or become a member of the Historical Society, we'll gladly accept your membership and/or donation. Please see below for how to become a member or make a donation. 

Need to renew your dues or interested in becoming a member of the Morgan Township Historical Society? It's easy to do! 
Mail your name, address, phone number and email address, along with your check to:

Jon Stow, Treasurer
P.O Box 9
Shandon, OH 45063

Single Membership: $5.00     Family:  $10.00     Individual Life Member:  $100.00

Please make all checks payable to Morgan Township Historical Society.  Thank you for your support!

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Officers Executive Board
President Neal Westrich 513-738-3286
Vice President Midge King  
Secretary Carol Crane  
Treasurer Jon Stow
Jill Evans - Historian
John Frances
Milred Jones 
Joe Suttman
Jeff Yankosky

The 1858 Township House and Museum:
6464 Okeana Drewersburg Rd.
Okeana, OH 45053

Mailing Address:
Morgan Township Historical Society                                                        
PO Box 20
Shandon, OH 45063