Welcome to the official website
of the Bay Village, Ohio, Historical Society
the Cahoon’s Rose Hill Home
Society objectives: Promote interest in discovering, obtaining and preserving all that relates to area history and genealogy; encourage the publication of historical information; assist and sponsor educational programs of historical nature; cooperate with other organizations for historical purposes throughout this part of Ohio; locate and mark historical sites and houses; and to operate the Osborn and Cahoon Homesteads, known as the Rose Hill Museum and Library.
About the Bay Village Historical Society
The members of the Bay Village Historical Society, one of the city’s largest civic organizations, work to preserve area history, present educational programs, sponsor an annual antique and craft show and sale, coordinate the annual Victorian Tea Party, offer periodic historic-home tours and operate and maintain the Rose Hill Museum and the Osborn Learning Center, the museum’s genealogical library and Cahoon family log cabin replica.
Society members also enjoy quarterly potluck suppers at the Community House, which includes good food, great people and interesting speakers.
One of the finest small museums in the state, the Rose Hill Museum, geneological library, gift shoppe and Cahoon Family log cabin replica are open from April to December, Sundays from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Special group tours can be arranged at other times. For further information call (440) 669-9686.
Every other Sunday, local expert Janet Verdier demonstrates the circa-1830 Cahoon Family loom in the 1812 replica kitchen of the museum.
Annual dues to the Bay Village Historical Society are $25 for patrons; $20 per family; $15 for singles or $10 for seniors age 60 or more.
A historic preservation committee is currently working to catalog historically and architecturally significant structures.
Call (440) 669-9686 for more information.