Goshen Township Historical Society
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Phone (513) 575-1027
Wednesday Aug 7, from 6-8pm - "Night at the Museum"
​Our monthly open house at the museum, affectionately known as "The Anchorage." View permanent and rotating exhibits, tour our amazing history library, and find out about upcoming events and projects sponsored by the Goshen Twp Historical Society. Discover Goshen's connection to major league baseball, learn about historic Goshen farms and one room schoolhouses, and pay tribute to the Civil War soldiers of Goshen Company C and its amazing restored flag. This event is FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Our museum is located at 1843 SR 28, located next to the fire station. ​

Blacksmithing for Beginners
Choose from three projects for beginners in blacksmith arts, led by our resident blacksmith Jamie Gier. Cost includes instruction and all materials. Pay online with our secure Pay Pal link or email goshenhistory@gmail.com to arrange payment via cash or check. Our blacksmith will contact you to schedule your lesson and discuss the project. Gift certificates available for a unique and memorable gift. Certificates can be mailed to you or picked up by appointment at our museum at 1843 SR 28, next to the fire station.
  • Coat rack: $65
  • Campfire tripod: $85
  • Pot rack: $125   

The Goshen Log Cabin & Blacksmith Shop at Cook Farm:
  • Blacksmith shop open for scheduled classes. Email GoshenHistory@gmail.com for availability or for gift certificates for beginners class.
  • Log cabin open for group tours only during winter

GTHS Board of Trustees meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month 
  • 7pm at "The Anchorage" 1843 State Route 28, Goshen, OH 45122. Open to Board members and invited guests.



Contact Us
Meetings, Programs and Events 
Scout troops, clubs, youth groups: our Log Cabin is available for private tours. 
Email us to schedule your trip back to the 19th century!
2019-2020 Board of Trustees
Elected Officers
Andrew Evans, President
Scott Chasteen, Vice President
George West, Vice President
Edna Rhoades, Secretary
Tina McDerman, Treasurer
Linda Wasson, Advisor
Jim Poe, Advisor
Gerald Ross, Historian

Appointed Offices
Rick Rhoades, Director
Tina McDerman, Librarian
Nina Ross King, Museum Curator
Rick Kneipp, Cook Farm Manager
Valerie Zackerman - School Liaison
Shannon Hill - Digital Marketing

Group Tours of 
Log Cabin & Heritage Center