Goshen Township Historical Society
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Phone (513) 575-1027
Our museum is open every Tuesday 10am - noon, the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6-8pm, and by appointment for groups, March through December.

​GTHS Board of Trustees meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month (March through November), 7pm at "The Anchorage" 1843 State Route 28, Goshen, OH 45122. Open to Board members and invited guests.

Holly Fair, Saturday Nov. 18, 9am -3pm, sponsored by the Goshen Lions Club. Stop by the GTHS table for upcycled treasures and lots of Christmas decor. Goshen High School 6707 Goshen Road, 45122.

Light Up Goshen Parade, Saturday Nov. 18, 4:30 - 7pm, sponsored by the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Don't miss our log cabin float and costumed reenactors. We'll be tossing plenty of candy to parade watchers. Join us after the parade at the Cook Log Cabin next to Goshen High School where we will again host Santa and light up the tree. We'll have light refreshments and a roaring fire in the fireplace!

GTHS Membership Christmas Dinner, Wednesday Dec. 6, at 6:30pm at A Music Cafe. Located in Goshen on SR 28 (for your GPS the address is 1513 OH-28, Loveland, OH 45140). Cost is $10 per person. Please mail your payment in advance to P.O. Box 671, Goshen, Ohio 45122 and note "dinner" on your check. 

Last Museum open date for the season is December 5, 10am - noon. The musem will be closed December 5, 2017 - March 30, 2018 for a major renovation project.

​Collection Updates:
We are seeking vintage horse tack and blacksmith tools for the new blacksmith shop next to the Goshen Log Cabin at Cook Farm. Please review our donations policy then contact us via  at email GoshenHistory@gmail.com or call Linda at 513.223.9333.  

House History Research Guide available. Click here to download the guide with directions on researching your historic home, helpful resources, and a submission form to compile the results of your research. When finished, please email your house history submission form to us so we can include your house in our archives.


Contact Us
Meetings, Programs and Events 
Log Cabin open 3rd Sunday of the month from 1-3pm
Scout troops, clubs, youth groups: our Log Cabin is available for private tours. 
Email us to schedule your trip back to the 19th century!
2016-2018 Board of Trustees
Elected Officers
Linda Wasson, President
Andrew Evans, Vice President
Edna Rhoades, Recording Secretary
Nina Ross King, Corresponding Secretary
Rick Kneipp, Treasurer
Audrey Koch, Member at Large
Matt Beck, Member at Large
Gerald Ross, Member at Large

Appointed Offices
Rick Rhoades, Director
Tina McDerman, Librarians
Jim Poe, Advisor
Valerie Zackerman - School Liaison
Laura Bradley - Membership

Collections Committee
Sandy Graham
Edna Rhoades
Mary Sterling
Linda Wasson

View our Donations Policy here