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PRESERVING THE PAST. INSPIRING THE FUTURE.

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ABOUT HHM

The Hancock Historical Museum is a privately-funded, nonprofit history museum founded in 1970 by five Findlay residents who wanted to ensure the rich heritage of Hancock County wouldn’t be forgotten with the passage of time. 

Their vision is alive today in vibrant educational programs, dynamic exhibits and successful preservation efforts that honor Hancock County’s past while inspiring its future. Thousands of children and adults tour the museum’s buildings and sites every year to learn more about the community and its contributions to the region. 

Today, the Hancock Historical Museum is the only nonprofit organization preserving and sharing our community’s rich heritage. Without the museum’s efforts, we would lose the stories, buildings, memories and treasures – and the lessons they hold – for future generations. 
 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Ice Cream Social
    Ice Cream Social
    Thu, Jul 04
    Jul 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Findlay, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Jul 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Findlay, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Celebrate the 4th of July with an ice cream social at the Hancock Historical Museum!
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  • Classic Movie Night: Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
    Classic Movie Night: Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
    Fri, Jul 19
    Jul 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Jul 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Join us for "Yankee Doodle Dandy" starring James Cagney and Jeanne Cagney.
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  • Brown Bag Lecture: “Urban Archaeology”
    Brown Bag Lecture: “Urban Archaeology”
    Thu, Aug 01
    Aug 01, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Aug 01, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for the “Urban Archaeology” presented by Robert Chidester.
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  • Brown Bag Lecture: “Impacting Decades of Volunteering at Blanchard Valley Health System”
    Brown Bag Lecture: “Impacting Decades of Volunteering at Blanchard Valley Health System”
    Thu, Sep 05
    Sep 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Sep 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for the “Impacting Decades of Volunteering at Blanchard Valley Health System” presented by Heather Schalk.
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  • Historic Barn Tour
    Historic Barn Tour
    Sat, Sep 07
    Sep 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hancock County, Hancock County, OH, USA
    Sep 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hancock County, Hancock County, OH, USA
    Learn about the history of these unique structures while enjoying the sights, tastes, and sounds of our county’s legacy.
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  • Brown Bag Lecture: “Edgar A. Poe's Elusive Search for Home”
    Brown Bag Lecture: “Edgar A. Poe's Elusive Search for Home”
    Thu, Oct 03
    Oct 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Oct 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for the “Edgar A. Poe's Elusive Search for Home” presented by Joshua Rex.
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  • Spooktacular!
    Spooktacular!
    Sat, Oct 19
    Oct 19, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Oct 19, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enjoy a family-friendly event at HHM! Admission is only $1!
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  • Classic Movie Night: Strangers on a Train (1951)
    Classic Movie Night: Strangers on a Train (1951)
    Fri, Oct 25
    Oct 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Oct 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Join us for "Strangers on a Train" starring Robert Walker and Farley Granger. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
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  • Brown Bag Lecture: “Next Stop The Twilight Zone: Rod Sterling’s Enduring Television Classic”
    Brown Bag Lecture: “Next Stop The Twilight Zone: Rod Sterling’s Enduring Television Classic”
    Thu, Nov 07
    Nov 07, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Nov 07, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for the “Next Stop The Twilight Zone: Rod Sterling’s Enduring Television Classic” presented by Chuck Coletta.
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  • Brown Bag Lecture: “The Failed History of Drug Enforcement”
    Brown Bag Lecture: “The Failed History of Drug Enforcement”
    Thu, Dec 05
    Dec 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Dec 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for the “The Failed History of Drug Enforcement” presented by Reginald Routson.
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  • Classic Movie Night: White Christmas (1954)
    Classic Movie Night: White Christmas (1954)
    Fri, Dec 20
    Dec 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Dec 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
    Join us for "White Christmas" starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.
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