Annual Member Meeting and banquet Honorees

Congratulations!

We were thrilled to bring together a special group of Honorees at this year’s Annual Member Meeting.

Left-to-right: Jack Clark, Mary Svoboda, Carm Januzzi, Laurie Hoke.  Their unwavering support of the Lorain Historical Society has been instrumental in the success of the organization.

We appreciate all who attended this lovely event.

Our International City

We were happy to premiere a new video at our Annual Member Meeting and Banquet that traces our international roots.  Created by Sarah M. Bloom, an intern at Cleveland State University, we are providing this for your enjoyment.

What the International City Means Today

Join Us as a Member Today

Joel Arredondo

President, Lorain City Council

Joyce Ferlic Arredondo

Trustee, Lorain Historical Society

Mark Your Calendar!

 

Upcoming Events:

 

July 16, 2022: 3rd Annual Tee-Up FORE History Golf Outing at Fox Creek

August 14, 2022: Annual Ice Cream Social at Carnegie Center

September 30, 2022: History on the Rocks Gala at The Shipyards

Join us for our children's programs

 

Registration for Summer Camps is REQUIRED and now open! 

July 11 – 15, 2022 from 10 am – 3 pm. 

Space is limited, so register soon! Our programs are aligned with the state of Ohio learning standards, and have various cross-curricular components.

Click here for additional information!

For additional information, contact Jenn McManamon, Children’s Education & Curriculum Coordinator, at [email protected]

Visit our gift shop

Our gift shop is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm.

LorainProud T-Shirt

Stop in and see what’s new!

Walking Tours

The Lorain Historical Society has two virtual history tours available for free? Utilizing the izi.TRAVEL app, you can experience the Lorain Historical Walking Tour and the Lorain Tornado Tour anytime right from your smart phone. You can enjoy them during a relaxing walk, from your car, or from the comfort of your home.

 

Back By Popular Demand...history boat tours

Our popular History Boat Tours are ready to set sail! 

ORDER TICKETS HERE

Our Mission

The Lorain Historical Society engages 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.

Our Vision

We envision a future for Lorain where the Lorain Historical Society will be a leader in local history preservation, education, and community engagement; where children and adults are inspired by their shared and diverse history; and where people work together to create a vibrant city that is economically strong and a great place to live.

We Look Forward to Seeing You!

The Carnegie Center is open to the public for tours and the Gift Shop.

Our hours of operation are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please Note: the Moore House is currently closed for renovation.

Should you have any questions, please call us at (440) 245-2563 or email us at [email protected].

Please Note: The Moore House Museum is currently closed for renovations.

Upcoming Programs and Events

March 10, 2022: Teaching Lorain Institute at the Carnegie Center

March 15 – April 29, 2022: 2nd Annual Lilac & Flower Pre-Orders

March 28 – April 1, 2022: LHS KIDS Spring Break Camp at the Carnegie Center

April 14, 2022: Teaching Lorain Institute at the Carnegie Center

April 18 – 22, 2022: LHS KIDS Spring Break Camp at the Carnegie Center

May 12, 2022: Annual Meeting & Banquet at LCCC Grand Room

May 20, 2022: History in Bloom; Flower Sale Pick-up

July 16, 2022: Tee-Up FORE History Golf Outing at Fox Creek

August 14, 2022: Annual Ice Cream Social at the Carnegie Center

September 30, 2022: History on the Rocks Gala at The Shipyards