Visit our Museum on Saturdays
April - Mid December, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
No Admission Fee

Current Special Exhibit: Irons
Featuring Bev and Jack Whitaker's collection of dozens of sadirons, curling irons, gasoline and charcoal powered irons and more from the 1800s and early 1900s.

           October 1, 7:30pm               Monthly Society Meeting
Warren Motts, Motts Military Museum founder and executive director, will tell us about the Museum's new collections, new wing, and a planned new builiding.

October 28, 6-8pm
Visit our Haunted Musuem during "Haunted Village" in downtown Pickerington.

Through December 19
Saturday hours at the museum are
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Click on our Event Calendar Page above for more information about these and other 2015 events.

The Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society wishes to preserve
our community's past for future generations to see and use.

LOCATION - Our museum is housed in the Old Carnegie Library Building
15 E. Columbus Street, Pickerington, OH 43147
(in the Historic Olde Pickerington Village)

HOURS - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM each Saturday beginning July 25th through mid-December. 

Please visit our DIRECTIONS page to view a map. And be sure to follow us on social media.                          

Volunteer Opportunities
We need Saturday volunteers to staff our museum from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. Let us know if you'd like to help or have questions by contacting us through our CONTACT page or sign up online using Volunteer Sign-Up page.

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Photo Gallery

Pickerington Bicentennial Parade

Did you see the Historical Society's float in this year's Labor Day Parade? That's Society President, Peggy Portier, waving to the crowd as the float goes by the real Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Museum. Several hundred people visited our Museum during the 3-day Bicentennial celebration.


Which Animal Am I? Contest Winner

The winner of our summer contest receiving her prize, a check for $50, from Bev Stratton (left), Pickerington Branch Manager at Fairfield Federal S&L, co-sponsor of the contest; and Peggy Portier, Historical Society President.


Events from Other Societies and Museums

Sherman House Museum
Opening April 7th for the 2015 Season
105 E. Wheeling Avenue
Lancaster, OH 43130

Antique Iron Display

Historical Society members, Bev and Jack Whitaker, have loaned the Historical Museum dozens from their collection of vintage flat irons, curling irons, fluters, and laundry-related pieces. These unique items can currently be seen in a special exhibit at the museum.


Our Newest Publication

We are pleased to announce the publication of the newest book to be offered by the Historical Society.
Get your copy today. $20.00 plus tax.

Click HERE for an order form.


 arcadia book

E.D. Kraner opened a mercantile store in 1872 at the corner of Columbus Street and Lockville Road in Pickerington. It offered a little bit of everything, including groceries, dry goods, and even Pickerington's official post office. Seen in this early 1900's photo are, from right: Orlie fisher, Charles H. Kraner MD, E.D. Kraner, Jess Stemen and Olde Sport the family dog.