Ohio Open Doors

Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 2-4pm, Free Admission
Explore the history of Chagrin Falls Township Hall, the center of Village activities since 1848. … Read More

Haunted History

“A Night of Magic, Mystery & Music”
Saturday, October 27 to benefit the Chagrin Falls Historical Society and Museum… Read More

Curator’s Corner

Christmas in the Kitchen by Pat Zalba – Volunteer Curator             Chagrin was a milltown in its early years (1833 into the early 20th century) There were mills located along the river, from Whitesburg, through town, and around the river bend by River Run Park on Solon Road. The Kitchen display represents a Village millworker’s family Christmas celebration. It is decorated with mostly homemade items, and includes a reproduction feather tree with cookies, cakes, popcorn and … Read More

Transient Camps in Chagrin

We purchased 4 very interesting pictures through Ebay showing a transient camp located at the Chagrin Falls Airport. Don Barriball has researched the origins and work of this camp and you can read his article below. During October of 1929 the US stock market collapsed. Financial panic and depression became worldwide. In May 1931 the Austrian Credit-Anstalt failed. The credit crunch caused international bankruptcies and unemployment around the planet. The 1930 population of the USA was 123,202,624 (U.S. Census Bureau). … Read More