The Fort Recovery Historical Society was established in 1946. Their mission statement is "Remembering the past and promoting the future." Since their beginning, the FRHS has actively promoted Fort Recovery's rich history and proud heritage. They are a very respected organization in the community and contribute much time and effort to preserving Fort Recovery's historic past. Currently, the Fort Recovery Historical Society manages the museum, blacksmith shop, and log cabin. In 2002, the mayor of Fort Recovery honored the Historical Society with the Outstanding Community Service Award.