The Barriball Carriage House

The Chagrin History Center is excited to share details about the upcoming building of the Barriball Carriage House! The Barriball Carriage House will house our 1957 Chevy police car replica and original 1949 Chagrin Falls firetruck. The space will include exhibit and educational areas to further display the history of Chagrin, including the Chagrin Falls Police Department and Chagrin Valley Fire Department history. There will also be storage for museum collections, in a HVAC controlled and secured environment. Attached to … Read More

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Help us raise funds for flag holders so we can honor our veterans!

Please join the Historical Society along with Evergreen Wreaths; Chagrin Falls American Legion Post 383; Chagrin Falls VFW Post 12067; and the Village of Chagrin Falls in honoring our veterans who are buried at Evergreen Hill Cemetery. By donating to the flag holder fund, you are helping us purchase over 500 bronze flag holders which will be placed at each veterans’ grave in the cemetery. Donations can be sent to the Village of Chagrin Falls.

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July 4th Community Celebration

Chagrin Falls July 4th Community Celebration! The Chagrin Falls Historical Society and Museum presents the Chagrin Falls Community July 4th Celebration! In partnership with Safe Routes Chagrin and the D.A.R. please join us beginning at 8:30am for a fun and family friendly day of events in Triangle Park! During the events in Triangle Park, make sure to stop by the tables from our community partners: The Molly Chittenden Chapter of the D.A.R and Wreaths Across America! Schedule of Events for … Read More

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Explore Chagrin Falls!

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum’s summer tours have returned! The Guided Walking Tour will take participants around the Downtown or West Side Historic Districts where they will be told the story of many historic structures. These tours will be every Saturday in June through September. Tickets are $5 for members of the Historical Society, and $10 for non-members; payments can be made online here or with cash the day of the tour. Tour goers meet their tour guide at the Bandstand … Read More

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Safety First!

Join us for Safety First! With the Chagrin Valley Fire & Chagrin Falls Police departments on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 11am-2pm at the Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum. Parking will only be available at the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School. The event is sponsored by Harris Realty Co.. This open house style, family friendly event is a great opportunity to learn about fire prevention, internet safety, and more for your family. Visitors will also get a chance to see … Read More

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New Exhibit! “Places, Events, and Celebrations: What We Wore”

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum’s new exhibit “Places, Events, andCelebrations: What We Wore” opens Friday, March 10th and will be on display through July 11th. There will be an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10th from 5-7pm. Members are invited to come to the reception starting at 4:30pm. Light refreshments will be provided, an RSVP is greatly appreciated 440.247.4695 or [email protected]. This exhibit is proudly sponsored by Cuffs. Visitors will learn and experience moments and places in Chagrin … Read More

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In Their Footsteps with Sandra Milton

Join us at the Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum for “In Their Footsteps” a presentation by Geauga County resident Sandra Milton. Sandra will talk about her journey tracing her ancestors and eventually visiting the home in North Carolina where they were enslaved. Sandra will share photos and go through the steps she took to research her genealogy. An RSVP is appreciated, light refreshments will be provided. In Their Footsteps with Sandra MiltonSunday, April 23, 2023 at 2pmFree AdmissionChagrin Falls … Read More

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Come work with us!

Update- As of 3/30/2023 we are no longer accepting applicants. Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum Seeks a Museum Assistant Description of General DutiesThe Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum seeks a full-time Museum Assistant to provide administrative support, marketing, and customer service to maintain daily museum operations. The Museum Assistant reports to the Executive Director. Work week is 35-40 hours Tuesday through Saturday. Hours may vary depending on deadlines and time-sensitive tasks, including some weekends and evenings to meet … Read More

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Houses on the Move!

Chagrin Falls Historical Society presents: Houses on the Move! Did you know that over 40 houses and buildings have been moved around Chagrin Falls? Many of the wonderful homes in the Chagrin Falls area that you see today did not start in their current locations. Join us on Wednesday, February 22 at 6pm for a presentation “Houses on the Move!” by Historical Society volunteer Scott Hageman and learn about these moves. You will get to see some before, during, and … Read More

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Giving Tuesday- November 29, 2022

The impact of your gift, no matter the size, matters. We have much to celebrate! We have been blessed by your generosity this year through donations and volunteer time. We would not be where we are today without all of your efforts. Together we can do even more in 2023. Your year-end gift and new membership will make a difference. Thank you from our Board of Trustees,John Bourisseau, President; Ralph Razinger, Vice President; Carolyn Sihler, Treasurer; Bob Norwick, Secretary; Marnie … Read More

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