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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 below 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.

Rosan Ward 73 of Ashville, OH passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at Mount Carmel West ER in Columbus.  She was born on Dec. 6th, 1942 in Ashville, OH to the late Edward and Bessie (Horsley) McGlone.  Rosan was a graduate of Ashville Harrison HS.  She retired from ALSCO(former Reynolds Aluminum)  after 35+years where she worked in purchasing and marketing.  She also worked alongside her husband on their farm and spent time volunteering at the Ashville Area Heritage Society.      

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Larry Ward (Jan 2016) as well as brother Frank Nolan McGlone and sister Carol Tussing.  Survivors include brother and sister-in-law Fred and Connie McGlone of Circleville; nieces and nephews, Doug (Tammy) McGlone of Circleville, Bonnie (Ranie) Wohnhas of Catlettsburg, KY, Jeff Tussing of Columbus, Brenda (Ron) Miller of Grove City, Jill (Bill) Kaikis of Westerville; and numerous great nieces and great nephews; best friend Cora Bethel; good friends, Jules and Linda Henson, Charles and Peg Egbert, Tom and Sherri Camden, Don and Carol May Younkin and Larry and Sharon Arthur.   

Graveside Service 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct 10th, 2016 at Harrison Township Cemetery, South Bloomfield, OH with Pastor Vijay Buck officiating.  Friends may call on Sunday 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 Firefighters Assoc, 3625 State Route 752, Ashville, OH 43103, Ashville Area Heritage Society 34 Long St, Ashville, OH 43103, or a military organization of your choice.

Condolences to Rosan’s family.  She will really be missed at the museum.  She is such a beautiful woman.  R.I.P.