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.
Recent Bexley Historical Society News Posts:
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 Thursday 11 AM to 2 PM
First Sunday (March to October) 1 PM to 3 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.
Conveniently located steps from the CoGo bike share station:
Your 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.
Your membership supports:
– Maintenance and Expansion of displays at the Cottage Museum
– Assembly of photo displays for Jeffrey Mansion
– Publish newsletters for members
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.
BECOME A MEMBER
Membership dues options are:
|General – $25||Senior Citizen – $15|
|Supporting – $50||Patron – $100|
To pay for membership by credit card, please click here: Online_Payment
(click Submit Payment only once to avoid duplicate submissions)
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.
Who We Are
Board of Trustees
Glenn Soden – President
Stacy Grossman – Vice President
Sheila Straub/Nancy Beck – Interim Co-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