Discover Downtown

Downtown Youngstown boasts a variety of buildings with many historically significant stories and fascinating architectural details. Join MVHS for a historical walking tour of the downtown area on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Tours will begin at the Tyler History Center...

Become a Member

Join us Today – we want you to be a part of the excitement! As a Member, you are an important part of this organization and your support allows the Society to carry on its mission to collect and preserve our community’s memory and meet the opportunities and challenges...

David Tod & The Civil War

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next free History to Go lecture will be on Thursday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Tod Homestead Cemetery Chapel.  Traci Manning, The Historical Society’s Curator of Education, will present “David Tod and The Civil War:...

The Flood of 1913

FROM THIS DIRECTION Those who live in the Mahoning Valley are blessed with abundant water—above ground, below ground, in streams, creeks, rivers, ponds and reservoirs.  Water for drinking, irrigation, washing, swimming, fishing and industrial processes; it is arguably...