History & Heritage

Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club

Their purpose is preserving the past for the future. The beautiful grounds are home to 2 museums: The Agricultural Heritage & The P&LE Railroad Depot, which tell the story of an era gone-by. Along with a country store, a one- 4026 US Rt 322, Williamsfield OH 44093

Ashtabula County Barn Quilt Trail

The Ashtabula County Barn Quilt Trail was established in 2014 by a group of passionate volunteers representing the quilting, arts, agriculture and tourism sectors of Ashtabula County. More than 110 barn quilts have been Various Locations through Ashtabula County, Ashtabula OH 44004

Ashtabula Lighthouse Restoration and Preservation Society

The Society owns the Ashtabula Lighthouse. It has been their passion and mission to restore and preserve the Ashtabula Lighthouse so that they can give back to the community with safe and educational tours of this historic Ashtabula Harbor, Ashtabula OH 44004

Ashtabula Maritime and Surface Transportation Museum

The museum is housed in the former residence of lighthouse keepers and the Coast Guard chief. Built in 1871 and added on to in 1898; opened as a museum in 1984. Come visit: Memorial Day - August: Fri, Sat, Sun; September: 1071 Walnut Boulevard, Ashtabula Harbor OH 44004

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Conneaut Railroad Museum

The museum itself is housed in the former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern passenger depot, constructed in 1900. Local area rail history is portrayed through photographs, rail artifacts, and full size displays, highlighted by 363 Depot Street, Conneaut OH 44030

D-Day Ohio Inc

D-Day Ohio comes to Conneaut for a WWII D-Day Re-Enactment! See hundreds of re-enactors storm the beach at Normandy with authentic equipment - planes, boats, tanks. Weekend also features boat rides, USO Dance, and more. 480 Lake Road, Conneaut OH 44030

Finnish American Heritage Museum

Finnish and Harbor Heritage. The cultural center is open May-September, Saturday 11 am-4 pm, by appointment call 440-998-2061 or 440-965-2519 1330 West 8th St., Ashtabula OH 44004

Historic 19th Century Jefferson Depot Village

Step into the 1890's at the Historic 19th Century Jefferson Depot Village. Walk in your ancestor's footsteps through more than a dozen Ashtabula County restored buildings filled with original antiques. 147 E. Jefferson Street, Jefferson OH 44047

Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum

The only northern terminus of the Underground Railroad open to the public and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 (Building #73001385). Experience life in the Connecticut Western Reserve in the 1603 Walnut Blvd, Ashtabula Harbor OH 44004

Jefferson Historical Society

The Jefferson Historical Society collects historic artifacts and documents for Ashtabula County focusing mostly on the Jefferson area. Extensive research room where people can look up their background history by family name 42 East Jefferson St, Jefferson OH 44047

North Coast WWII Museum

WWII and D-Day oriented artifacts and exhibits bring WWII history to life. The museum is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day - Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Free admission and free parking. 851 Harbor Street, Conneaut OH 44030

Platt R. Spencer Historical Society

The Platt R. Spencer Historical Society, Inc.'s purpose is to preserve and share the contributions of the "Father of American Penmanship", Platt R. Spencer (1800-1864), preserve his home on N. Myers Rd. in Geneva Township, 6297 N Ridge Rd W, Geneva OH 44041