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.

November 5, 2015, 7:30pm
Monthly Society Meeting

Artifacts of the Past. Carrie Keller, Naturalist from Columbus Metro Parks will explain and demonstrate tools and implements from the 1800s. Refreshments provided!

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

Halloween Fun for All

More than 1000 children of all ages visited our "Haunted Museum" event on October 28.


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.