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Columbia Station, Ohio



The Bronson House Museum


Bronson House Museum is located at 13648 West River Rd., Columbia Station, OH 44028.

September 4, 2016
Bronson House Museum's ("13648 W River Rd, Columbia Station, OH 44028") open house will be from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM with free tours. Special display includes: "Model Trains" presented by Karen Richards. As always, the open house is free and open to the public. The Bronson House Museum was voted #9 out of 29 museums on the 2016 Cleveland Hot List so come check it out for yourself! Stop by and say hello while learning a little bit about the 1800's!

September 10, 2016
Annual 1812 Columbia Block House Day event at the Lorain County Metro Park’s Columbia Reservation ("25145 Royalton Rd, Columbia Station, OH 44028"). Time and program: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM with many historical programs, reenactors, activities, real cannon firing, tomahawk throwing, other local historical societies, and much more. Free and open to the public.

Here are the raffle items available to win at the event.

Raffle Item #1:
Halloween Variety Basket: Vintage Frankenstein Screaming Welcome Mat (requires 3 AA batteries - not included), Vintage wind-up skull with chattering teeth, Vintage squeaking Jack-o-Lantern with cat, 6 black plastic spiders, 6 glow-in the dark plastic spiders, Package of reusable spider webbing, 9 Vintage Halloween window clings, Jack-o-Lantern candle, 1988 Chamber of Horror cassette tape (voices, sounds, and music), 1989 The Spooktacular Halloween Party Book - Monstrously Good Times for Kids, Black and Orange water bottle, 1 Free Admission ticket to Hauntville, 1 Free Admission ticket to Spooky Ranch, 2 discount tickets good for either Hauntville or Spooky Ranch
Estimated Fair Market Value: ~$90.00 Donated By: Anonymous

Raffle Item #2:
The Stress Releaser Collection: Various stress relieving items sure to make you laugh, smile, and elevate stress.
Estimated Fair Market Value: ~$25.00 Donated By: Karen Richards

Raffle Item #3:
Columbia Historical Society Collection: Description: Columbia Historical Society Collection: 1 Columbia Block House Cat’s Meow®, 1 Columbia High School Cat’s Meow®, 1 Columbia Paperweight, 1 Columbia is the Berries Ceramic Mug, 1 USA Bicentennial Pin, 1 Columbia Historical Society Pencil, 2 Packs of Note Cards, 1 We Remember (Vol. 2) Book, 1 We Remember (Vol. 3), 1 Early Columbia from Columbia Clarion, 1 Life and Times of Wilbur Atwood Carpenter, 1 Autobiography of Moses Deming, 1 Columbia Township Bicentennial Booklet, 1 Columbia Township Sesquicentennial Booklet, 1 Down By The Station Booklet, and 1 Welcome to Columbia Booklet.
Estimated Value: ~$102.00 Donated By: Columbia Historical Society

2016 Columbia Block House Day Event Program

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September 12, 2016
2016 Columbia Block House Day Raffle Winners

The Columbia Historical Society wishes to thank all who purchased raffle tickets along with the raffle item donors for the 2016 Columbia Block House Day! We had a great time speaking with everybody about local history. Here are the 2016 Columbia Historical Society's Columbia Block House Day booth raffle donors and winners.

Raffle Item #1: Halloween Variety Basket with Vintage Frankenstein Screaming Welcome Mat (requires 3 AA batteries – not included), Vintage wind-up skull with chattering teeth, Vintage squeaking Jack-o-Lantern with cat, 6 black plastic spiders, 6 glow-in the dark plastic spiders, Package of reusable spider webbing, 9 Vintage Halloween window clings, Jack-o-Lantern candle, 1988 Chamber of Horror cassette tape (voices, sounds, and music), 1989 The Spooktacular Halloween Party Book –Monstrously Good Times for Kids, Black and Orange water bottle, 1 Free Admission ticket to Hauntville, 1 Free Admission ticket to Spooky Ranch, 2 discount tickets good for either Hauntville or Spooky Ranch. Estimated Fair Market Value: ~$90.00 Donated By: Anonymous
Winner: Summer Licursi

Raffle Item #2: The Stress Releaser Collection with Various stress relieving items sure to make you laugh, smile, and elevate stress. Estimated Fair Market Value: ~$25.00 Donated By: Anonymous
Winner: Sandy Kelling

Raffle Item #3: Columbia Historical Society Collection: Description: Columbia Historical Society Collection: 1 Columbia Block House Cat’s Meow®, 1 Columbia High School Cat’s Meow®, 1 Columbia Paperweight, 1 Columbia is the Berries Ceramic Mug, 1 USA Bicentennial Pin, 1 Columbia Historical Society Pencil, 2 Packs of Note Cards, 1 We Remember (Vol. 2) Book, 1 We Remember (Vol. 3), 1 Early Columbia from Columbia Clarion, 1 Life and Times of Wilbur Atwood Carpenter, 1 Autobiography of Moses Deming, 1 Columbia Township Bicentennial Booklet, 1 Columbia Township Sesquicentennial Booklet, 1 Down By The Station Booklet, and 1 Welcome to Columbia Booklet. Estimated Value: ~$102.00 Donated By: Columbia Historical Society
Winner: Kathy Roth

Again, congratulations all of the 2016 Columbia Block House Day raffle winners!

September 13, 2016
Columbia Historical Society Membership Meeting at 7:00 PM (social time) and 7:30 PM (program) at Columbia Township Town Hall ("25496 Royalton Rd, Columbia Station, OH 44028"). Program includes: "What roads do you think the settlers used to come here?" presented by Louise Varisco, Retired Strongsville City School Teacher and member of the Strongsville Historical Society and Columbia Historical Society. Free and open to the public.

July 2016 Newsletter is now available.

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