CLOSED FOR TOURS IN 2020


Maumee Valley Historical Society

Preserving, Protecting and Promoting the history of the Maumee River Valley for nearly 150 years...

Please email director@wolcotthouse.org for church rental and other MVHS and Wolcott Heritage Center information.

The Iconic Suffragette

A 3-part video series celebrating American women winning the right to vote. Part 3 will be available soon.

Suffragette Part 1.mp4

The Iconic Suffragette (Part 1)

Suffragette Part 2.mp4

The Iconic Suffragette (Part 2)

History of the Log House.mp4

History of the Log House

Wolcott Toys.mp4

Historic Toys at the Wolcott Heritage Center

Happy 150th Anniversary Union School! This video was prepared for students at Union Preschool to help celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Union School. We hope to re-open the Wolcott Heritage Center in Spring, 2021 to welcome visitors back to visit our historic buildings. If you would like to book a group tour for 2021, please email director@wolcotthouse.org

Wolcott Caboose.mp4

Visit the Caboose (ca.1925)

Happy 150th Anniversary Union School! This video was prepared for students at Union Preschool to help celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Union School. We hope to re-open the Wolcott Heritage Center in Spring, 2021 to welcome visitors back to visit our historic buildings. If you would like to book a group tour for 2021, please email director@wolcotthouse.org

Opening next spring at the Wolcott Heritage Center, the Maumee Valley Historical Society is proud to present "The Iconic Suffragette". An exhibit focusing on the women who led the suffrage movement. We will present their stories, words and actions. Beautiful original garments of the period, from the MVHS historic clothing collection will also be on display throughout the Wolcott House.


Box Schoolhouse.mp4

Visit the Box Schoolhouse (ca. 1850)

Thanks to the Box family of western Lucas County, the 1850 one-room country school was added to the museum complex in 2006. It provides a wonderful venue for visitors to learn about education in the mid 1800's. We hope to re-open the Wolcott Heritage Center in Spring, 2021 to welcome visitors back to visit our historic buildings. If you would like to book a group tour for 2021, please email director@wolcotthouse.org

The Maumee Valley Historical Society is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920, which gave women the right to vote in the United States.

Our six acre complex includes:

-The Wolcott House

-The 1902 Historic Monclova Church (available for wedding & special event rentals)

-The 1840s one-room Box Schoolhouse

- The Gilbert-Flanigan Farm House

-The Log House.

-1890s Clover Leaf Train Depot and Caboose