Welcome to the web site of the Meigs County Historical Society/Meigs County Museum and the Meigs County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. This web site is a joint effort of two separate societies. It is made available to offer information for anyone interested in Meigs County history and genealogy. We hope you find our site informative and helpful.
The Meigs County Historical Society & Meigs County Museum
The Meigs County Museum is owned and operated by the Meigs County Historical Society.
Open hours are Tuesday through Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. We are closed on Monday until further notice, but will open by appointment on Monday's. Please call during open hours if you need to visit on a Monday, so we can make arrangements for someone to have the building open and provide assistance.
Closed the week of the Meigs County Fair - August 12 - 17, 2013 and all Federal Holidays. Maybe closed due to inclement weather or other emergencies. All hours are current as of May 7, 2013.
The Meigs County Pioneer and Historical Society, aka the Meigs County Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 and exists to further historical education in Meigs County, Ohio. To this end it maintains a museum for collecting, preserving and interpreting archival materials and artifacts indigenous to Meigs County; encourages historical research; issues publications; sponsors displays, symposia and special events; is concerned with the preservation of historical buildings and sites, and raise's such funds needed to carry on the day-to-day operations and purposes of the society.