Links

A People Set Apart – See the Civil War through the eyes of the men who served. Written by Dr. Lorle Porter, award-winning historian and author from New Concord, Ohio.  Published by New Concord Press.

African Americans in Southeastern Ohio – A comprehensive listing of links dealing with African-American History in Southeastern Ohio.

American Civil War Homepage – Gathers together in one place links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War.

Clay Haus – Purveyors of fine American and German cuisine in historic Somerset, Ohio.

The Collings Foundation – a Non-Profit Educational Foundation whose purpose is to organize and support “living history” events so that Americans can learn more about their heritage by participating in that heritage.

The Fairfield Heritage Association – established in 1962 owns and operates the Georgian Museum, a restored 1832 mansion and the Sherman House, the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his younger brother, Senator John Sherman now on the Civil War Discovery Trail.

Friends of Freedom Society – Ohio Underground Railroad Association  is a grassroots, all volunteer non-profit organization, whose sole purpose is to research, identify, document and preserve Underground Railroad sites throughout Ohio.

The Historical Aircraft Squadron – is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration, display and operation of former military aircraft, vehicles and related equipment. The Squadron was formed in December 1994, by a small group of individuals who share this common interest.

History of Fairfield and Perry Counties, Ohio – This much requested book by A. A. Graham originally published in 1883 was reprinted by the Perry County Historical Society in 1974 and again in 1990.   No further copies of this book are available.  However, Mr. Timothy Fisher has put the entire text including graphics online on his Web Site.

History of Perry County – by Clement L. Martzolff Published by Ward & Weiland, New Lexington, Ohio 1902.  Mr. Timothy Fisher is currently in the process of putting the text including 55 black and white photographs online.

Hull Pottery Association – Preserving, educating, and promoting Hull Pottery, its collectors, and its heritage.

Ironclads and Blockade Runners – Everything you ever wanted to know about Civil War Ironclads. Includes an excellent bibliography. Features an excellent article on the Gun Boats of Buffington Island during Morgan’s Raid.

Little Cities of Black Diamonds – Information on the history and heritage of the Southern Perry County coal towns collectively know as the Little Cities of Black Diamonds.

MacGahan American-Bulgarian Foundation – The MacGahan Foundation was formed in 1978 to commemorate the life of another famous Perry County son-  Januarius A. MacGahan, “Liberator of Bulgaria.”

Nellie Sheridan Wilson Page – The Nellie Sheridan Wilson page is Perry County based and contains history on Philip H. Sheridan’s favorite niece (self proclaimed), a quirky, funny, and resilient woman who was truly “ahead of her time.”  This web site is chalked full of obscure and interesting Perry County history. Information regarding the Phil Sheridan Civil War lecture series is also listed on this page.

Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums – (OAHSM) leads the effort to preserve and promote Ohio’s local history through its statewide network of large and small historical organizations, representing historical societies, history museums, historic preservation groups, and genealogical societies.

Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism – Useful and entertaining information about Ohio travel destinations & events.

Ohio Historical Society – Information about the Ohio Historical Society, events, services, and resources.

Perry County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society – Information on genealogical research in Perry County, and a good resource for local history.

Perry County District Library – Anything you want to know about the Perry County District Library including branches, programs, services and history of the library system.  A wonderful asset for Perry County.  “A house without books is like a house without windows.” -Horace Mann

Sons of the American Revolution – Honoring the memory of Revolutionary War patriots by promoting fellowship among their descendants and inspiring the community with a reverence for the principles of government founded by our forefathers.

Saxton’s Cornet Band – Civil War era brass band.

Saint Joseph Church – History on Saint Joseph Church located in Somerset, Ohio.

Underground Railroad Museum – Located at 206 High Street, in Flushing, Ohio, features an extensive collection of publications, books, memorabilia and other articles. The exhibits portray what is known about slavery and the Underground Railroad in Ohio and features an understanding of the culture in the 1800’s.