Williams

County
Historical

Society

611 East Main Street
PO Box 415
Montpelier Ohio 43543

Museum Hours

May thru October
Sunday thru Thursday
1 to 4pm

 

Business Hours

All Year Round
Monday thru Thursday
10 to 5pm

Closed Holidays
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Last revised on 09/26/2007

Hay Jay One-Room Schoolhouse District No. 3

The Hay Jay One-room Schoolhouse is unchanged from 1901. Donated to the historical society in early 1970s by the Hay Jay Association.

Visiting Hours
1st Sunday of each month
May through October
1 pm to 4 pm.

Driving Direction Turnpike Exit 13, travel north on State Route 15 to US 20 turn left, proceed to Co. Rd. 8 go right 2.5 miles.             

Ancient Hopewell Indian Mounds

The ancient Hopewell Mounds are located west of Nettle Lake, near a woods along a quiet stream. These mounds are the most northern known in Ohio. This site is in the National Register of Historic Places.

Visiting Hours

May through October (dawn to dusk)

Driving Direction Turnpike Exit 13 north on State Route 15 to US 20 turn left. Go to  Co. Rd. 5 turn right, turn left on Q.50, turn right on Co. Rd. 4.75. Past Nettle Lake boat ramp, approx. one mile. Turn right at Indian Mounds sign.                   

Jacob Young Log House

(Also known as the Kunkle Log House)

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed in about 1845, this unique two-story log house contains a basement and a birthing room. Currently under restoration.

Visiting Hours
No regular visiting hours
Please call for an appointment,
419.485.8200.

Driving Direction Turnpike Exit 13 north on State Route 15, turn right on Co. Rd. O, one mile east of Kunkle.

Quaker Meeting House

Constructed in the early 1800s, this church is among the oldest in Williams County and the only known Quaker Meeting House in Northwest Ohio.

Visiting Hours
No regular visiting hours
Please call for an appointment,
419.485.8200.

Driving Direction Turnpike Exit 13 south on State Route 15 to US 20A and State Route 107 intersection. Turn left. Pass thru West Unity to Co. Rd. 21N. Turn left 2 miles. (Hint: Co. Rd. 21N is east of Co. Rd. 22).