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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 started the 2020 year with big expectations and had planned various speakers and several fun events. However, the Covid-19 virus has put a hold on those plans and expectations. The Board has agreed to cancel the remaining meetings for the rest of 2020 and are working hard to reschedule the speakers and events for 2021. 

They have also decided not to collect dues for this year, but will collect dues for 2021 if the virus is under control and they may resume their monthly meetings. However, if you would like to donate to or become a member of the Historical Society, they will gladly accept your membership and/or donation. Please see below for how to become a member or make a donation. 

The Historical Society Board has also agreed to to allow the present officers to serve another year and stay in place for 2021. We  hope to begin meeting once again in March of 2021 and would like to thank everyone for supporting the Morgan Township Historical Society.

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