Seneca County Visitors Guide

groups welcome. Fee is $6. Limit 25 at one time. Building is not handicapped accessible. Allow 1-2 hours for guided tours. We offer special gifts for special people. Payment may be made by cash or check only. Fostoria Area Historical Society Museum 123 W. North St., Fostoria 419-435-3588 Fostoriaareahistoricalsociety.com May – October, Sat. 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., or by appt. Featuring a Fostoria-built Allen Motor Car, 1941 Seagraves fi re truck, an exhibit of items that belonged to Gov. Charles Foster, an exhibit of items pertaining to the John B. Rogers Producing Co. and other Fostoria related historical items. Fostoria Area Historical Museums contain many items of interest from Fostoria’s past, including an extensive collection of items from John B. Rogers Producing Company, America’s largest producer of amateur theatricals; many items that belonged to Governor Charles Foster, Fostoria’s most important citizen; a classroom display containing many items from the former Whittier School; a Victorian life exhibit and a 1918 Allen Motor Car, manufactured in Fostoria on the site now occupied by the Fostoria Post Of fi ce. • Fostoria Area Historical Museum, 123 W. North St. — The main historical museum is in Fostoria’s oldest public building, with the original portion being constructed in 1875. At one time, the building housed all city of fi ces and

departments, including the police and fi re departments. • Foster’s Museum on Main, 105 N. Main St. — This museum houses a permanent collection of items that belonged to Fostoria’s namesake native, 0hio Governor Charles Foster, and his family. • The History Corner, North Main and West North Street — will be used for special events and exhibits. Fostoria Community Arts Council Gallery 125 S. Main St., Fostoria 419–436–2787 Visit the FCAC for a variety of arts workshops and to participate in local contests.

Fostoria Glass Heritage Gallery 109 N. Main St., Fostoria 419-435-5077 Fostoriaglass.com

Closed January & February. Hours for March, Thurs.—Sat. 10 a.m.—3 p.m. Hours for April to December, Closed Sun. & Mon.; Tues.—Fri. 10 a.m.—4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.—3 p.m. The Fostoria, Ohio Glass Association’s Glass Heritage Gallery is dedicated to preserving and illustrating the history of Fostoria, Ohio glass. Fostoria had 13 different plants at various times during the period of 1887-1921. Most of the 1,000 pieces of glass in the Gallery are on loan from over 100 collectors. Each glass case has signage

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www.senecacavernsohio.com 15248 E. Township Rd 178, Bellevue, OH 44811 • (419) 483-6711

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