Collections

Happy 100th Birthday to the Washington Motor Car in 2022!

The Preble County is proud to house the 1922 Washington Motor Car in our Exhibit Museum. This car is the last known in existence and was manufactured here in Eaton, Ohio. You will get to see this beautiful one -of- a- kind car out and about this year, all around Preble County.

Washington Tour Schedule: (Tenative)

May 22nd, Car Cruise in at PCHS 3:00-6:00pm **Birthday Party!

June 25th, Geneology Fair at the Preble County Room Parking Lot

August 27th, DEI Car Show, Downtown Eaton

September 24th, Fall Gathering at PCHS 10:00-6:00pm



Digitization Project

A complete inventory project of our entire collection, where will scan, photograph and provide a better description of each item. We will then move from log books to an online software. Project Goal Completion 2025! Questions? Contact brittany@preblecountyhistoricalsociety.com

Photography - Textiles

We are working on gathering photos of all textiles and objects to add to the Object Record File to share with the Community. Soon, people from all over the world will be able to access our entire collection online. Our goal to finish is 2025!

Object- Documentation

Going through each item, one at a time, getting a photo, plus providing the best description of the item that we can. All a part of creating a better and more descriptive collection.