- To promote discovery and appreciation of Southwest Ohio's heritage, starting with 19th century life and emphasizing its impact on our culture.
- To use our historic buildings, collections, and settings to create experiences that engage, enrich, educate, and entertain people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds.
Historic Southwest Ohio (HSO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preservation of 19th century life. HSO operates the Heritage Village Museum in Sharon Woods Park. The Village is a recreated 1800’s community featuring thirteen historic buildings that were saved from destruction and moved to their present location.