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Phone (513) 575-1027

Thursday July 26: Open house and dedication of our new History Library. This event is free and open to the public. 7-9 pm at Goshen Twp Historical Society Museum, 1843 SR 28 Goshen OH 45122. 

The Goshen Log Cabin at Cook Farm is open:
  • Sun July 15, 1-3pm
  • Sat July 21, 10am-5pm
  • Sun Aug 19, 1-3pm

​Watch for rain date: Car, Truck & Tractor Show, benefitting the GTHS. Log Cabin & Blacksmith Barn at Cook Farm, next to Goshen High School, 6707 Goshen Rd, Goshen, OH 45122. $5 entry fee (multiple entries OK). Any age vehicle. Trophies for best of show, judge choice, historical society choice, ugliest, oldest, more. Lunch available from Roadside Pitt BBQ. Tour the log cabin and outbuildings at Cook Farm. Call Roger for more info at 513.256.5803.

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.

​Collection Updates:
Thank you to GTHS Librarian Tina McDerman for the painstaking research tracing the deeds and ownership of the Anchorage, now the GTHS museum, back to its original owner. See this project and hundreds of other treasures at the History Library dedication and museum open house Thur July 26 from 7-9pm Open to the public.

We are seeking vintage horse tack and blacksmith tools for the new blacksmith shop next to the Goshen Log Cabin at Cook Farm. We are also interested in aquiring several pieces of furniture for the log cabin, including a rope bed and an early 19th century blanket chest. Items with a Goshen connection are always preferred. 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!
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
George West, Member at Large
Gerald Ross, Member at Large

Appointed Offices
Rick Rhoades, Director
Tina McDerman, Librarian
Jim Poe, Advisor
Valerie Zackerman - School Liaison
Laura Bradley - Membership
Shannon Hill - Digital Marketing

Collections Committee
Sandy Graham
Edna Rhoades
Linda Wasson

View our Donations Policy here