Visit our Museum on Saturdays
April - Mid December, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
No Admission Fee


 Founder's Day Banquet
Thursday, Sept 18, 2014
$25.00 per person

Click here for info & tickets

Click on our Event Calendar above for more information about these and other 2014 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 3:00 PM each Saturday, April through mid-December. 

Please visit our DIRECTIONS page to view a map.

Volunteer Opportunities for our members
Click HERE to go to our online sign up for museum hosting, meeting refreshments and other volunteer opportunites.


View Our Gift Shop
Photo Gallery


2014 Founders' Day Banquet
                 A Very Special Event

Thursday, Sept 18, 2014SteveBall
Pickerington Senior Center
$25.00 per person (includes full-course dinner)
Program: Steve Ball, Civil War Musician and Historian, will perform Civil War era music on vintage instruments from the period as he explains the origin of the music and what was happening in the war.
Click Here for more detailed event information.

Reservations required by Sept. 12, 2014

Click Here to order tickets by mail.

For more information, call 614-382-5989 or email us at pickhistsociety@hotmail.com



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.

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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.

2014 Fairfield Federal
Family Scavenger Hunt Program

Our first hunt of the year begins Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Child and adult versions available.
Receive a small gift for playing AND register to win a prize in our drawing in December.

One lucky child will win a $50.00 savings account from Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan.
One lucky adult will win a woven throw from our gift shop.

New hunts begin:
    April 5th
    July 5th
    October 4th

Play all three hunts and enter three times to win the drawing.
All clues are within the museum. No charge to play.


2013 Scavenger Hunt Winners
Winner Lauren Giamei (right) and sister Kylie. Lauren won a woven, cotton throw from our museum gift shop.

Winner Abby Marquardt (not pictured) won a $25.00 savings account from Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan.







November Coloring Contest


Winners announced!

4 years old and under
     Brennen Taylor

5-7 years old
     Amelia Schilling

8-10 years old
     Emma Morton

April 3, 2014 Member Meeting

Stephanie VanHorn (left) and Mary Rogers (right) presented an engaging program about their mother Sallie Durrett Farmer, a WWII nurse held as a POW in the Philippines.


Rogers and VanHorn speak to Society
member Dorothy Peterson (right).
Dorothy was a nurse during WWII. 

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                                                                               Society members Joyce Avers
                                                                         and Maggie Arendt.


Gary Taylor (kneeling) assists museum




















EVENTS from other Societies: 

Sherman House Museum
Open Now for the 2014 Season
105 E. Wheeling Avenue
Lancaster, OH 43130

Bremen Area Historical Society

Museum Now Open for the 2014 Season through December
Saturdays and Sundays  2:00-6:00 PM
161 Carter St
Bremen, OH 43107
Click HERE for more info

Ohio Glass Museum Opening Night Gala of
bed, bath & boudoir...
September 20, 2014
7:00-9:00 PM
124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
RSVP by Sept 8th
$10 donation appreciated
Click HERE for more info

Historic Ghost Tour
Canal Winchest Area Historical Society
October 3 and 4, 2014
7:00 PM
Corner of S. High & W. Columbus Streets
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Adults - $10.00
Ages 6-18 - $5.00
5 and under - Free
Advanced tickets call 614-833-1846 or 614-837-8400
Tickets available starting at 6:30 the nights of the tours
Click HERE for more info

Sherman Civil War Roundtable
October 15, 2014
7:00 PM
At the Sherman House Museum
137 E Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Speaker- Bill Brubach
Program- "The Battle of Glendale-The Day I Almost Died"
740-687-5891  or  740-654-9923