The Boys and Girls of Summer

The Arms Family Museum

Greystone, a magnicificent 1905 Arts & Crafts style residence is preserved today as the Arms Family Museum.

Tyler History Center

The original home of the Good Humor Ice Cream Bar, the Tyler History Center features exhibits, the archives resource center and a historic ballroom.

Archives Research Center

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s archives contains tens of thousands of items in collections with connections to the Mahoning Valley.

Business & Media Archives

The collection includes business records, broadcasting equipment, and extensive television news film and videotape libraries.

2018 Historic Preservation Award Winners

MVHS Announces Historic Preservation Award Winners The Historic Preservation Committee of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards. These awards honor those in Mahoning and...

Cookie Table & Cocktails 2018 Winners

Congratulations to our Cookie Table and Cocktails 2018 winning bakers – and a big thank you to all the bakers that contributed cookies to this year’s event! Best Traditional Cookie: Linda Gillespie’s Cream Wafers Best Twist on a Traditional Cookie:...

Youngstown Police Department Register Books

The Youngstown Police Department made a stop at The Tyler History Center this morning! Don’t worry, they were just dropping off over 100 register books – Archivist Pam Speis is working on organizing them by date, and the earliest she’s found (so far)...


Bring history to life with your students!  MVHS has a wonderful historical children’s library and we’d be happy to tailor a story telling program for your class.  Just let us know what you are learning about and we will organize a program complete with activities and...

Historic Preservation Award Winners 2017

The winners will be honored at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society's 142nd Annual Meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 20th at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center,

Recipes of Youngstown Cookbook

Cookbook Volume 3 now available!

A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley

Now available at the Tyler History Center and Arms Family Museum gift shops

Cookie Table & Cocktails 2017

and the winners are...

Rayen High School Mural Now On Display

A newly constructed viewing stand allows for a 10' section of the mural to be on display.

Christmas Mushrooms

Why is the red and white mushroom a prominent symbol in Christmas decorations and why are there so many in the reception room of the Arms Family Museum’s Memories of Christmas Past this year? Mushrooms have long been Good Luck symbols in the German culture....

Tyler History Center Ballroom

Make history with your next event – rent our beautiful ballroom