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Ashville Area Heritage Society
34 Long Street

Ashville, Ohio 43103

Phone: 740-983-9864

Email:  aahs@ohiosmalltownmuseum.org

Regular Hours:
Tuesday-Friday - 10am - 3pm

Saturday: 9am -12 noon

Sunday and Monday: Closed
Closed Saturdays - November 1st through March 31st

Take some time to watch our Welcome Video that will give you an idea of the treat that is in store for you at Ashville Area Heritage Society’s - Ohio Small Town Museum

17 Star Flage

Traffic Light

This link will lead folks to information
on then Ashville resident Teddy Boor’s invention.  Ashville’s traffic light that hung over the intersection of Main St. and Long St. well into the 80’s

 The Annex

Click for information about the Annex purchase and construction that allowed Ashville Area Hertitage Society to expand.

Our MuralMorbi eros

Clicking on this link will take folks to information about Ashville Area Society’s mural that passersby see as they drive by the museum along Long Street.  


Click for information on this wonderful historic item that became Ohio’s State Bicentennial Centerpiece.  Ohio celebrated its bicentennial with this historic flag found in Ashville.

Our prayers go out to the Ward family for the loss of a wonderful man and long-time volunteer at the museum... Larry Ward will be missed.

Ward Larry L. Ward, 74, of Ashville, OH, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016 at Berger ER in Circleville. He was born on October 23, 1941 in Circleville, OH to the late Chester R. and Evelyn (Peters) Ward. Larry was a lifelong farmer and was a member of The Ashville Area Heritage Society. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Rosan (McGlone) Ward of Ashville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Fred and Connie McGlone of Circleville; nieces and nephews, Doug (Tammy) McGlone of Circleville, Bonnie (Ranie) Wohnhas of Lawrenceburg, KY, Jeff Tussing of Galloway, Brenda (Ron) Miller of Grove City, Jill (Bill) Kaikis of Westerville; and numerous great nieces and great nephews; good friends, Jules and Linda Henson, Charles and Peg Egbert, Tom and Sherri Camden, and Larry and Sharon Arthur. He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law and brother-in-law Carol and Harley Tussing, brother-in-law Nolan McGlone, and by his beloved dog Poo. Graveside Service 11 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Harrison Township Cemetery, South Bloomfield, OH with Pastor Vijay Buck officiating. Friends may call on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the OLIVER-CHEEK FUNERAL HOME, 420 W. Main St., Ashville. Family request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harrison Township Fire Department, 3625 State Route 752, Ashville, OH 43103, Ashville Area Heritage Society, 34 Long St., Ashville, OH 43103, or a military organization of your choice. Online guestbook www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?n=larry-l-ward&pid=177263978&fhid=27543#sthash.QW2hvLHq.dpuf

Larry Ward - Ashville, Ohio Oct. 23, 1941 - Jan. 11, 2015 You will be missed Larry’s Obituary in the Columbus Dispatch