Welcome to NBOAHS
The Society's mission is to discover, collect, preserve, and make accessible material that establishes or illustrates the history of North Baltimore, the surrounding rural Henry Township area including the hamlet of Hammansburg, and Oil Boom era communities such as Eberly and Denver which no longer exist.We provide educational and archival resources for the community and others both now and in the future. The Society maintains its collections of historical artifacts and archives at the North Baltimore Area Historical Center at 229 North Main Street, North Baltimore, Ohio.
Visit the Center
Schedule a tour of the North Baltimore Ohio Area Historical Center by calling (419) 257-2266 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
From March through December, the Historical Center is open 9 - 12:00 Tuesday mornings for unscheduled tours. During January and February, tours will be conducted by appointment only.
A first-hand account of a family’s arrival at their new home in the Black Swamp in 1835.
In 1902, Fanny Ackerman Peters told the North Baltimore Beacon about her family’s experiences in the 1830s and 1840s in the Black Swamp. First in a series of first-person accounts published in the Beacon in the late 1890s/early 1900s.
Jim Bucher recently loaned 32 circa 1910-1922 photos to NBOAHS, many of the old Exline residence on North Tarr Street.
George D. Chase was recently portrayed by his great-great-grandson at the Wood County Historical Society’s Living History Day.
The 118-year-old unit descriptive book for Company K, 2nd Regiment, Ohio National Guard was recently discovered and donated to the Society by the North Baltimore American Legion Post.
The North Baltimore Ohio Area Historical Society (NBOAHS) recently obtained a valuable addition to its archives when Donna Davis donated several very old local newspapers, most notably including a Thursday, October 5, 1876 copy of the New Baltimore Enterprise. The NBOAHS has only one other copy of the New Baltimore…