The society was established in 1963 by a group of local citizens led by Miss Josephine Fassett, a prominent educator and influential citizen. It was incorporated in the State of Ohio as a non-profit organization.
The purpose of this organization is to:
Foster and promote interest in the history and background of the City of Oregon and the surrounding areas;
Promote the preservation of historic sites and buildings and to maintain a museum to collect, acquire, Preserve and store papers, charts, maps, documents, photos, artifacts and media portraying the history of the community served by the organization.
Sponsor events that bring history to life in our community.