History Boat Excursion

Oasis Marina at Port Lorain 301 Lakeside Ave.Lorain,

Cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance that the waterways played in the development of Lorain, beginning at the mouth of the Black River. This 2-hour history tour will be narrated by a member of the Lorain Historical Society. This excursion will explore the riverfront past the sites of industrial giants, American Shipbuilding and US Steel, […]

$20

History Boat Excursion

Oasis Marina at Port Lorain 301 Lakeside Ave.Lorain,

Cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance that the waterways played in the development of Lorain, beginning at the mouth of the Black River. This 2-hour history tour will be narrated by a member of the Lorain Historical Society. This excursion will explore the riverfront past the sites of industrial giants, American Shipbuilding and US Steel, […]

$20

Tee-Up FORE History

FoxCreek Golf and Racquet Club 5445 Beavercrest DrLorain,

Join us as we hit the links for our 2nd Annual Tee-Up FORE History Fundraiser at Fox Creek Golf and Racquet Club in Lorain, a beautiful 18-hole championship course located just 30 miles west of Cleveland. Bring a foursome and enjoy a round of golf, good food, and camaraderie – all in support of the […]

Closed for Labor Day

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans.  The Carnegie […]

Children’s Saturday Class

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

This class is designed for students in grades 1 - 5.  Each class teaches different concepts revolving around the history of Lorain and beyond, with unique lessons, projects, and experiments for small groups. Our programs are aligned with the state of Ohio learning standards and have various cross-curricular components. Saturday Classes are available September 11, […]

Latino Lorain Special Exhibit

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

The Latino Lorain History Project is a public history partnership of El Centro, the Lorain Historical Society, Oberlin College, and leaders in the community with the overarching goal of gathering and preserving the history of the Latino community in Lorain through collecting oral histories, archival materials, and artifacts. This first exhibit will focus on Vine […]

Latino Lorain Special Exhibit

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

The Latino Lorain History Project is a public history partnership of El Centro, the Lorain Historical Society, Oberlin College, and leaders in the community with the overarching goal of gathering and preserving the history of the Latino community in Lorain through collecting oral histories, archival materials, and artifacts. This first exhibit will focus on Vine […]

Offices and Buildings Closed Today

Lorain Historical Society 329 W. 10th St.Lorain,

Our Offices and Buildings will be closed today to allow our staff to prepare for our Annual Meeting.

Annual Meeting and Banquet

The Shipyards Event Center

RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO TO SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 VIP Reception 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm General Seating 6:15 pm     Opening Remarks 6:45 pm This event is open to the public as well as our members and friends. Our Keynote Speaker is Sean Kelley, Director of Public Programming and the Senior Vice President at Eastern State […]

Latino Lorain Special Exhibit

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

The Latino Lorain History Project is a public history partnership of El Centro, the Lorain Historical Society, Oberlin College, and leaders in the community with the overarching goal of gathering and preserving the history of the Latino community in Lorain through collecting oral histories, archival materials, and artifacts. This first exhibit will focus on Vine […]

Latino Lorain Special Exhibit

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

The Latino Lorain History Project is a public history partnership of El Centro, the Lorain Historical Society, Oberlin College, and leaders in the community with the overarching goal of gathering and preserving the history of the Latino community in Lorain through collecting oral histories, archival materials, and artifacts. This first exhibit will focus on Vine […]

Latino Lorain Special Exhibit

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

The Latino Lorain History Project is a public history partnership of El Centro, the Lorain Historical Society, Oberlin College, and leaders in the community with the overarching goal of gathering and preserving the history of the Latino community in Lorain through collecting oral histories, archival materials, and artifacts. This first exhibit will focus on Vine […]