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.

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

Click on our Event Calendar Page above for information about 2016 events.

The Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit oraganization. The group's purpose is 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. NO ADMISSION CHARGE. 

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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Society Members' Holiday Potluck

Fifty Historical Society members gathered at the Museum for food, music, comradery, and election of officers for 2016-2017. Newly elected Society "Members-at-Large" include: Barbara Freeman, Stephanie Johnson and Greg Karoly.

Fairfield County's Grammatones provided the musical entertainment

Cristie Hammond, Barb and Tim Freeman enjoying the evening

Barbara and Gary Taylor brought homemade mashed potatoes for the crowd!


Events from Other Societies and Museums

Sherman House Museum

Opening April 7th for the 2015 Season
Lancaster, OH

Ohio Glass Museum

“An Old-Fashioned Christmas"

from the collection of and curated by Dr. George Johnson
 November 12, 2015 - January 7, 2016
during regular museum hours

Christmas Past

See vintage OSU Buckeye tree ornaments, a Christmas Village, nativity sets, Santas, lights, and other holiday decorations used in past years by Historical Society members. Contributing to our November-December "Christmas Past" exhibit are Cristie Hammond, Joan Heft, Mary Herron, Peggy Kose, and Rita Ricketts.



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.