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Willoughby Historical Society

About Us

Founded in 1961, the Willoughby Historical Society collects and maintains artifacts and materials relative to this area. Meetings are held the during the months of March, June, September and December at 7 PM. See the newsletter for details. The Collection Room is located on the lower level of the Willoughby Public Library. Library staff can also assist patrons getting into the room.

Materials for research include:
MapsRoster of OhioSchools
HistoryPioneer HistoryPhotographs
DirectoriesSchool Histories

Digitized editions of the News-Herald, 1879 – present can be accessed from any public computer in any one of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library locations. Digital editions from 2000 – present can also be accessed remotely by WEPL cardholders by visiting the News-Hearld through the Newsbank database.


Office Hours are available by appointment only. We are Located on the lower level of. The Willoughby Public Library

Support Us

Become a Member

Preserve our local heritage by purchasing a membership, send to:
Willoughby Historical Society
30 Public Square, Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Contact Us

Contact the Historical Society by calling 440-946-8632 or emailing [email protected].

Lake County Historical Newspaper Collection

A digital collection of the Lake County Weekly Herald & the Willoughby Independent circa 1879-1922

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