In Memory of Don Barriball

Here is a link to Don’s obituary During our staff meeting on Tuesday while we were celebrating Kerry’s first day at work, we spent a lot time talking about Don. We shared memories of this amazing man who always had stories about growing up in Chagrin Falls. He knew everything. He was sweet, funny, and so smart! We are so grateful for everything he contributed to the Historical Society through his research, stories, and his presence in our building was … Read More

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Spirits Alive 2021!

UPDATE: The 5pm tours are SOLD OUT! Chagrin Falls Historical Society presents: SPIRITS ALIVE! At Evergreen Hill Cemetery Join us for our fourth annual Spirits Alive! Evergreen Hill Cemetery tour. You will be guided to seven graves in the cemetery. At each grave, you will meet the spirit who lives there and hear their story! While this is an annual event, the spirits who come out to talk to you are different each year! This year you will hear stories … Read More

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GIFT BASKET RAFFLE!

Our annual Gala fundraiser is back but still a little different due to COVID. We will have our Gift Basket Raffle during our Backyard BBQ Bash on Saturday, August 21 from 5:30-8pm. If you are unable to join us at the event but would still like to support the Historical Society by purchasing raffle tickets then you can do so now! Tickets are sold in groups of six for $20. Please let us know below how many tickets you would … Read More

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Did you get your Gala tickets yet?

Click here to purchase online! Details:-Tickets are $75 per person, kids 12 & under are free!-Parking at Intermediate School behind the Historical Society-You know we love costumed galas but a costume is not required!-RSVP 440-247-4695 or pay online www.chagrinhistory.org Live Entertainment!Magician Rick Smith, Jr.DJ Firehouse Rockyard gamesgift basket raffle! Food:-All you can eat BBQ buffet from Winking Lizard will be served from 6-7pm.-Kids meal available upon request.  NEW SPONSOR ALERT: GANLEY CHEVY OF AURORA!Thank you to our Sponsors! (as of … Read More

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We are hiring!

Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum Seeks an Administrative Assistant Description of General DutiesThe Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support and customer service to maintain daily museum operations. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director. Average work week is 25-30 hours Tuesday through Saturday. Hours may vary depending on deadlines and time-sensitive tasks, including some weekends and evenings to meet the public service needs of the Society and Museum. Essential … Read More

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Dam, Dam, Dam…we’re back! Our annual gala fundraiser!

Join us for a family friendly Backyard BBQ Bash from 5:30-8pm on Saturday, August 21, 2021. The event will take place in the backyard of the Historical Society at 87 East Washington St. There will be no parking at the Historical Society, guests must park in the Intermediate School parking lot. Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy music by DJ Firehouse Rock, yard games, and a gift basket raffle! The BBQ buffet is all you can eat and will be … Read More

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Celebrate 4th of July in Chagrin Falls!

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society and Museum presents the Chagrin Falls Community 4th of July Celebration! In partnership with Safe Routes Chagrin, Chagrin Falls Studio Orchestra, Chagrin Valley Little Theatre and the D.A.R. please join us beginning at 8:30am for a fun and family friendly day of events in Triangle Park! Schedule of Events for Sunday, July 4, 20218:30am Registration for Pet Parade & Bike Parade9:00am Pet Parade begins on North Franklin St near bandstand9:20am Bike Parade begins (after Pet … Read More

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Henry’s Birthday Party!

On May 20th the Historical Society hosted a birthday party for local artist Henry Church, Jr.. He turned a ripe 185 years old! This was the first indoor/outdoor event that we have had in over a year and it felt so good to have people in the museum again. This party was also the unveiling of “Big Henry” the larger than life self portrait that was donated to the museum last year by Jane Babinsky, a descendant of Henry Church … Read More

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Happy 185th Birthday, Henry!

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum is proud to present our first in person event in months! Henry Church Jr.’s 185th Birthday Party! Join us on Thursday, May 20, 2021 anytime between 4-6:30pm for cupcakes and lemonade on our front porch! During the celebration, visitors will be able to enter the museum and view for the very first time, a self portrait of Henry Church Jr. which was donated to us last year by his descendant, Jane Babinsky in … Read More

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The History of Chagrin Falls Park

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum invites you to learn the history of Chagrin Falls Park. Through our Photo Archive and research conducted by Historian Andrew Wiese, learn about how the area called Chagrin Falls Park began and how the community has grown throughout history. In conjunction with this exhibit, we are proud to announce that we are republishing Andrew Wiese’s 1986 case study “A Place of Our Own: The Chagrin Falls Park from 1921-1950”. Collaborating with Wiese, Chagrin … Read More

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