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Tornado Events, Lorain International Festival & NEW Merchandise!

Friday, June 28

Tornado Commemoration Ceremony at 12pm

Book Signing Event from 5-8pm

Friday, June 28 - Sunday, June 30

Lorain International Festival booth inside the Transportation Center w/ NEW merchandise & the Lorain County Bicentennial Exhibit

LIMITED EDITION "International City" tee available ONLY at our booth. BRAND NEW "Sorry I'm Late, the Bridge was up" tee available and more! While supplies last.

Our office will be CLOSED Saturday, June 29, 2024. Follow us on social media for updates!

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Visit Us Today

329 W. 10th St. Lorain, OH 44052
Call us now!
(440) 245 - 2563

Museum & Gift Shop

Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday
 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Golf Outing

Join us as we 'Tee-Up for History' on Saturday, July 20, 2024 at Fox Creek Golf and Racquet Club. Registration begins at 7:30am and shotgun start is at 8:30am.

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YOUR History Starts Here

"Since 1981 the Lorain Historical Society (formerly the Black River Historical Society) has been preserving the history of the City of Lorain for future generations."

Our Mission

"We engage members of the community and our visitors in our shared and diverse history through preservation, education, collaborations, and exciting programming for all ages, so that we learn from the past, develop civic pride, and transform the future."

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