MVHS Archives Closing to the Public For Move to History Center The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Archival Library will be closed to the public as of Monday, July 28, 2014 in preparation to move the collection to the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. The projected date for the MVHS Archives to reopen at … Continue reading
Saturday, August 16, 2014 – Noon-3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 11 through August 13 – 2014 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Historic Preservation Committee of the MVHS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards.
The Historical Society welcomes local author and historian Thomas Welsh for a free presentation: “Dining on the Town” Tuesday, May 20 7:00 p.m. Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street
Wick Avenue Walking Tour Saturday, May 10th 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Youngstown State University Center for Applied History, in partnership with the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, will conduct free walking tours of historic Wick Avenue, on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Tours will leave the parking … Continue reading
The History of Idora Park (1899—1984) by Rick Shale In the mid-1890s streetcar companies across America looked for ways to increase ridership in the evenings and on the weekends when the regular commuter traffic slacked off. Their solution was to tap into the thirst for popular amusements that had swept America following the 1893 World’s … Continue reading
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society in partnership with YSU’s Melnick Medical Museum welcome Betsy Estilow for a free presentation at the Tyler History Center on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:00 p.m. OVERLOOKED AND UNDERVALUED: THE ROLE OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN CIVIL WAR MEDICINE African American women and men joined the war effort working at hospitals, on battlefields … Continue reading