Ohio Chautauqua-Madison: What Is It? - Thursday February 21, 7pm, Madison Public Library. Learn what Ohio Chautauqua is all about. See video of the historical characters that will visit Madison in July. Find out how you can help! All are welcome.
Coming July 2-6, 2013 - Ohio Chautauqua- Madison. A "living history" event produced by the Ohio Humanities Council and hosted by the Madison Historical Society will bring Johnny Appleseed, Oliver Hazard Perry, Margaret Blennerhassett, York, and Chief John Logan to Stanton Park. Watch this space for more details. Visit us on Facebook at
Museum of Madison History Displays
Our history center is decorated for the holidays, with "Feasting and Celebrating", a look at cooking and holiday preparations. Featured items from the Madison Historical Society collection include: a scale model sap house by Herbert Swaby, fashions from our clothing collection, early food advertising, and cooking utensils from Madison's earliest days through the 1950's.
Madison Historical Society History Center, 136-A West Main St., Madison Village. Open: Wed.-Thursday, 11am - 4pm; Fri.-Sat., 11am-3pm
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The Madison Historical Society is located at 136-A W. Main Street, Madison Village. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 515 Madison, OH 44057. This site provides room for history displays, our research archives, a gift shop and office activities. Open hours are Wednesday and Thursday, 11am-4pm. and Friday and Saturday, 11 am-3pm.
New Extended Hours!
We are now open Wednesday through Saturday! Wednesday and Thursday, 11am-4pm; Friday and Saturday, 11am-3pm. Stop in and see our history displays featuring photographs and items from Madison's past. Visit our "Shoppe" for Madison t-shirts, matted and framed Madison historical photographs, and Madison books. Our Shoppe also has a great selection of greeting cards, jewelry, glassware, and more. New merchandise is always arriving!