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Monroe Historical Society
P.O. Box 82, Monroe, OH
(513) 539-2270

The Main Street Museum campus is open every Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. – 1p.m.,  June 3rd through September 30th or by appointment, excluding holidays. The log cabin is open for special events, and by appointment

About M.H.S.

Welcome to the Monroe Ohio Historical Society!  We operate three museums:

  • An 1800’s era log cabin, located in Monroe Community Park 
  • 1910 General Store 
  • A replica of the Williamsburg, Virginia Chickahominy House, which serves as our flagship museum and administrative offices

The Main Street museum campus is open by appointment, excluding holidays. The log cabin is open for special events, and by appointment.

Located in Butler County, Ohio, the Monroe Historical Society’s mission is to acquire, preserve, exhibit and interpret the proud history of hometown Monroe!

We are located at 10 E. Elm Street 

 Monroe, Ohio 45050 

Call or Email us for more information!


[email protected]

M.H.S. Board

President – Christina McElfresh
Vice President – Dr. Kelly Meyer
Corr. Secretary –  Kristie A. Clark
Treasurer – Lora Stillman
Assistant Treasurer/Membership – Mary Maurer
Curator – Dorothy Smith
Assistant Curator – Anna Hale
Recording Secretary – Robert Keithley
Director – Dan Clark
Director/Facilities – Jim Price
Exhibit Director- John Sumner

Log Cabin – Mike Kuth
Past President – Joyce Tannreuther
Past President – Jane Majors
Window  Display – Pat Williams
Window Assistant – Nancy Bolton
Publicity- Judy Shillinglaw
IT Director – John Crist

M.H.S. Store

We have many unique items available for purchase.

These would make wonderful gifts for that “hard to buy for” person on your list!!

  • Wooden Replicas of old Monroe
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Sesquicentennial coins
  • Society logo shirts
  • Rare local history books

Limited quantities are on hand!

Stop into the Historical Society during business hours and purchase today!

                                             2017 Upcoming Events

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        Past M.H.S. Events

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Commemorative Brick Sale!

The Monroe Historical Society is selling these bricks to assist with the preservation of Monroe’s continuing history. The bricks may be engraved with the names of people, clubs, business, or anyone that the purchaser wishes to honor. Bricks may be ordered to celebrate a retirement, birthday, wedding, class graduation year, or memorable event.  These bricks are part of the walkway leading to the entrance of the Museum at 10 East Elm Street. The bricks may contain three lines of type, with each line containing fourteen spaces. This includes every letter, number, punctuation mark, and space between words or names. The Monroe Historical Society reserves the right to refuse any wording deemed as inappropriate. Orders cannot be accepted by telephone to assure the accuracy of the order. 

Payments may be made by check and returned with this form to Monroe Historical Society, P.O. Box 82, Monroe, OH 45050. For more information, please contact us at (513) 539-2270. CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM!

1822 Brick
Tornado Brick 1969
Monroe Lions Brick
City Building Brick

1910 General Store/Museum

1910 General Store/Museum

Located in Monroe Community Park Log Cabin Circa 1797-1817

Pioneer Log Cabin. circa 1797-1817

Located in Monroe Community Park Log Cabin Plaque 

Pioneer Log Cabin Plaque. circa 1797-1817
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