It’s no wonder that Bexley boasts families that have resided here for generations. Nestled among its charming tree-lined streets have lived entrepreneurs, explorers, artists, and more.
Founded in 1974, the Bexley Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes interest and pride in the history of Bexley, Ohio, and the accomplishments of its citizens and institutions. It seeks to educate the community by assembling, researching, publishing, preserving, and interpreting a valuable collection of memorabilia, photographs, genealogical records, and other information associated with Bexley’s heritage.
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Opening hours are impacted by COVID precautions – please call for details and accommodations
Come to our museum during regular monthly hours or contact us for an appointment. The museum is located next to the David H. Madison Community Pool in the former Jeffrey Mansion Caretaker’s Cottage.
Regular monthly hours:
First Sunday of the Month
1 PM to 3:30 PM
Among our exhibits, you’ll learn about some of the earliest residents of the area, Bexley citizens at war, Bexley schools, and Bexley businesses. Our Victorian parlor features prominent Bexley residents, including renowned cancer researcher Dr. Judah Folkman and Robert Jeffrey, who was a former mayor of Columbus and donated the Jeffrey Mansion and surrounding property to the city in 1941.
We are also open by appointment.
To schedule, please email at email@example.com or call 614.559.4360
The museum is located at:
2080 Clifton Avenue
Bexley, Ohio 43209
Conveniently located steps from the CoGo bike share station:
You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook
Your donations and membership allows the Bexley Historical Society to carry out our mission to preserve Bexley’s heritage and to educate the community about Bexley’s history.
You will be supporting:
– Maintenance and Expansion of displays at the Cottage Museum
– Assembly of photo displays for Jeffrey Mansion
– Publish newsletters for members
– Other special projects
— VOLUNTEER —
The Bexley Historical Society welcomes volunteers who are interested in helping to preserve Bexley’s heritage, including docents, researchers, interview technicians, museum hosts, and people who specialize in fundraising, preservation, maintenance, and renovations. Contact us for more information.
— GIVE A DONATION —
Donations in any amount will be used to support current programs and the museum. For more information on current programs, please contact us a firstname.lastname@example.org
Click this Donate link to make your contribution.
If you wish to direct your donation to a specific pursuit, please contact us at email@example.com.
— BECOME A MEMBER —
Membership dues options are:
Just click your membership level (below) and you will be redirected to our secure payment page on Square.com.
You will be asked to provide your physical address so that we can send you our newsletter.
We would like to recognize our members and donors on our website. If you would prefer not to be recognized, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Look for our recognition page in the new year.
To pay for membership by check, please click here: Membership Form
Print and send the completed form, with payment to:
Bexley Historical Society
P.O. Box 9285
Bexley, OH 43209
Membership dues paid in September-December cover the following calendar year.
Bexley Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) organization – EIN 23-7390914
Membership payments are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. No goods or services are provided in consideration of Membership.
Other ways to Support Us
Who We Are
Board of Trustees
Glenn Soden – President
Stacy Grossman – Vice President
Saranne Hartley – Secretary
Martina Campoamor – Treasurer
Connie McCleary Ostrove
Gail Gilbert Storer
Rich Campoamor – Technical Advisor
David Distelhorst – Bexley Public Library
Jennifer Robinson – City Council Representative
Edie Mae Herrel – Founder/Advisor
Ed Hamblin – Consultant/Advisor
Walter Buchsieb DDS, MS – Trustee Emeritus
Mayor David Madison – Trustee Emeritus
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