2022 is our "Year of Education" and we are planning a very exciting year of events, programs, educational opportunities, and much more!

Please check back often for updates on our future happenings because you will not want to miss out !

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2022 Calendar of Upcoming Events

Thursday August 18th 6:30pm

Chess Night! Learn to Play, Learn some History behind the game. FREE

Preble County Historical Society Picnic Area (Exhibit Hall if it Rains). 7693 Swartsel Road, Eaton Ohio 45320 JOIN US!

Thursday August 18th 10:00-11:00am - Conservation with Preble Soil and Water

FREE Education Program- We may hike, so wear proper footwear.

Preble County Historical Society Picnic Area (Exhibit Hall if it Rains).

7693 Swartsel Road, Eaton Ohio 45320 JOIN US!

Sunday September 11th 2:00pm- History Study Group- Free Program! "Hollywood vs History" (Special Guest: Jack Barnhart)

Please join us on September 11th at 2:00pm in our Exhibit Hall for a real treat of a program. Jack Barnhart has had the privialge of showing his collection at the Henry Ford Museum. His program "Hollywood vs History" was presented at the Eaton Rotary Club Meeting and is a real treat. Please join us!

Members Only Program: Friday September 23rd 6:30pm- Civil War Exhibit- Sneak Preview with Jack Barnhart (Local Collector)

Free Program for Members Only. Please visit our Membership Tab on this website to sign up for your membership today. This is a VERY special exhibit that will only be here for a short time.

Historical Days at PCHS- Fall Gathering Festival: Saturday September 24th 10:00-6:00pm (Rain Date: 9/25- Same Time) FREE ADMISSION

Join us for our incredible Historical Days and Fall Gathering Festival this year! We will be taking our visitors through time. Starting with the Viking Era, to the present time. We will have Wagon Hay Rides for $5 per person, to take the trail ride through different time periods. We will have Music, Food Vendors, Entertainment, and More for the whole family. The Exhibits will be open and full of local history. Mark your calendars!

Saturday September 24th 12:30pm-2:00pm- Richmond Jazz Orchestra


The 17-member Richmond Jazz Orchestra, joined by the popular Preble County chorale “Something Good,” will present a concert in the Preble County Historical Farm amphitheater on Saturday, September 24 at 12:30 PM. Featured will be classic music of 1940s and World War II era performers: Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Artie Shaw, the Andrews Sisters, and others. Dr. Steve Stoller will conduct and provide commentary. If you enjoy great music, this is for you! Admission is free.

Saturday September 24th 12:30pm-2:00pm- "Something Good" performing LIVE on stage with RJO!


This is a collab you will NOT want to miss. Something Good will team up with Richmond Jazz Orchestra for a rare performance. The concert is free and we encourage you to tell your friends and family. We will have food vendors, drinks, and a beer tent. Please join us!

Saturday September 24th - 2:30pm PCHS Amphitheater. Hall of Honor Ceremony

Thanks to the Register Herald we will bring you the new class of inductees to the Sara Swartsel Hall of Honor on Saturday, September 24th at 2:30pm immediately following the Richmond Jazz Orchestra and Something Good.

Saturday September 24th 4:00-6:00pm Preble County Line Band CONCERT


Please help us keep music alive in the parks and get your tickets soon! There will be food vendors, beer tent and drinks! Bring your lawn chairs if you'd like. Relax and Enjoy!

Let's talk Graves!

Cemetery Tours

Join us for tours of Mound Hill Cemetery and Hopewell Church Cemetery, just in time for Halloween! Be sure to select your tickets carefully, as their are many time options and a Combo Ticket deal. If you choose the Combo Ticket (Both Cemeteries) contact Lisa to schedule your times.