On Saturday, April 7th, The Wood County Historical Center & Museum kicks off the spring season with a free Demonstration Day featuring the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Association as they keep the art of blacksmithing stoked in heart of Wood County with an Open Forge Demonstration from 9 AM – 2 PM. Watch seasoned blacksmiths or try your hand at this lost art.
The Wood County Historical Center & Museum, located at 13660 County Home Road in Bowling Green, Ohio, will offer free admission from 10 AM – 4 PM, to two feature exhibits: “Send Word, the Wood County Boys Are Coming! World War I 1914-1918” and the new 2018 exhibit “The Return to Normalcy: A Life of Leisure in Wood County,” which highlights the fun times of the 1920s & 30s between the two World Wars.
The Wood County Historical Museum hosts historical demonstration days throughout the year with a full schedule and details at woodcountyhistory.org. Demonstration Days are sponsored by the Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pullers Association and showcase historic activities such as log cabin life, amateur radio, farm & tractor demonstrations, leisure-time camping, and Brothers Grimm tales for the Folklore season.
About Wood County Historical Museum
The Wood County Historical Museum opened in 1975 after serving as the Wood County Infirmary from 1869-1971. The Museum is the home of numerous community and family friendly events throughout the year. Learn more about exhibits and events by calling the museum at 419.352.0967 or visiting the website at www.woodcountyhistory.org