Decatur County Township Tour

Decatur County Township Tour, Part 1

Saturday, May 14th

Noon-5pm

 

Have you ever wanted to see some of the historically significant locations that Decatur County has to offer? Our free, self-driving, open house style tour will map out the location of and history behind many of these places.

 

For Part 1, take a tour of Adams, Clinton, Fugit, Salt Creek townships and see some highlights of the northern part of the county. Select locations will be open during this time, so stop in and learn about the history of these interesting places!

 

Tour locations open this day will include:

St. Paul Historical Museum

Dr. Tremain’s Historical Doctor’s Office

Decatur County Poor Farm Site

Sandusky United Methodist Church

Springhill Presbyterian Church

Kingston Presbyterian Church and its connections to the Underground Railroad

New Point Community Center

Pick up your map and information booklet at the Historical Society of Decatur County's Museum. One map and booklet per family please. Be sure to keep your map and booklet handy for Part 2 on next Saturday! 

 

 

Decatur County Township Tour, Part 2

Saturday, May 21st

Noon-5pm

 

For Part 2, take a tour of Washington, Clay, Marion, Salt Creek, Jackson townships and see some highlights of the southern part of the county. Select locations will be open during this time, so stop in and learn about the history of these interesting places!

 

Tour locations open this day will include:

Strauther Pleak Round Barn

Interior of the Decatur County Courthouse

Pumphery Graham Cemetery

Burney-Clay Township Volunteer Fire Department

Waynesburg Christian Church

Sardinia Baptist Church

Westport Covered Bridge

Letts Community Volunteer Fire Department

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church