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The Wood County Historical Center and Museum offers a variety of programs and exhibits related to the county's early history. The museum grounds include an arboretum and a number of historic buildings, such as a cattle barn that was built in 1892, a log cabin that dates back to 1865, a blacksmith shop, and a hog barn built in 1913. The museum also offers a research library and resources for genealogists. Visitors can take self-guided tours of the grounds.


  • The Wood County Historical Center and Museum features numerous historic buildings and offers a variety of programming to give visitors a sense of what life was like in 19th and

This expansive local history museum complex is located at the site of the Wood County Infirmary-a home for the mentally ill, disabled, and impoverished between 1869 and the 1940s. The facility was later used as a nursing home before it was acquired for use by the historical center and museum in the early 1970s. 

"Exhibits." Wood County Historical Center and Museum. Accessed July 20, 2016.  http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/exhibits.html.