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MIDDLETOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Linking the Past to the Present for the Future

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ABOUT

Founded in 1966, The Middletown Historical Society has made tremendous effort of preserving Middletown's history for future generations.

HISTORICAL CORNER

Step into a world where the past comes alive! Dive into the captivating tales and rich heritage at the Historical Society. Discover fascinating artifacts, uncover hidden stories, and embark on a journey through time like never before. Whether you're a history buff or simply curious, our doors are open, waiting to whisk you away on an adventure through the annals of time. Join us and experience history in all its glory!

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2025 MIAMI-ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL

MORE INFO TO COME LATER

Coming Soon

Phyllis Ashworth

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

July 21, 2025

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Canal Museum Open - FREE ADMISSION
    Canal Museum Open - FREE ADMISSION
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jul 28
    Canal Museum (Access through Smith Park)
    Jul 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Canal Museum (Access through Smith Park), 1605 N Verity Pkwy, Middletown, OH 45042, USA
    Each Sunday, our beloved Canal Museum is open to the public. Come learn about Middletown History and be in historical company.
  • Ohio Open Doors Shartle House Open House
    Ohio Open Doors Shartle House Open House
    Sat, Sep 14
    Middletown
    Sep 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Middletown, 120 N Verity Pkwy, Middletown, OH 45042, USA
    The Shartle House will be open in conjunction with the Ohio History Connection Ohio Open Doors from 1p-4p. Come see us as we will be unveiling two new exhibit rooms at the Shartle House.

GET INVOLVED

The Focus of Our Efforts

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Preserve the past, shape the future - volunteer and help bring history to life!

Join our historical society and be a guardian of history!

Step into the past, shop history's

treasures, make Middletown memories!

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VENUE RENTAL

The Shartle House

Step into a world of endless possibilities with our venue rental. Whether you're planning a corporate event, a wedding reception, or a private party, our historical space provide the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. Discover the history and charm of our venue, to make your next event spectacular.

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SPONSORS

The Middletown Historical Society is a 501c3 and not funded by the City of Middletown.  Click below to find out about our sponsors.

Contact Us

CONTACT US

Have questions, want to donate an item, or learn more about the Society?  Fill out the form

below and a member of our team will be in touch. 

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