Local history is presented and preserved at the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum.
- The museum showcases life in southwest Franklin County as it transformed from a farming community into a flourishing suburb.
- Visitors discover how the families who moved here lived, worked and established a thriving small-town community.
- Southwest Franklin County Historical Society maintains rotating historic exhibits.
Grove City Welcome Center and Museum
3378 Park St., Grove City, OH 43123
Grove City Welcome Center and Museum Hours
- Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon
- Closed Sunday and Monday
Southwest Franklin County Historical Society (SWFCHS)
The Southwest Franklin County Historical Society (SWFCHS) assists in creating exhibits for the museum.
- Its mission is to bring together people interested in the history of southwestern Franklin County. Understanding the community’s history is basic to our way of life, gives us a better understanding of our state and nation, and promotes a better appreciation of our American heritage.
- The primary function is to discover and collect information, artifacts and materials that memorialize the history of our area.
- Long-term goals include detailing the history of Grove City, identifying area historic sites and developing Century Village’s historical structures.
Southwest Franklin County Historical Society
3378 Park Street, Suite B, Grove City, Ohio 43123
Steve Jackson, President
Visit the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society website.
- Ford 1912 Model T
- Bank Vault
- Beulah Park Exhibit
- Jackson Township Fire Exhibit
- Grove City Division of Police Exhibit
- High School graduating class pictures dating back to 1897
- The bell and stained-glass window from the old Park Street School are also on permanent display.
Museum staff welcomes donations and/or loans of historically significant items.
For more information call 614-277-3061.