Clinton County History Center

Admission to the Clinton County History Center is approx. $5-10/person.

  • Open: Thursday & Friday from 1pm – 4pm, and Saturday from 10am – 2pm.
  • Location: (Map It) 149 E. Locust St. in Wilmington, Ohio
  • Phone: 937-382-4684
  • Web: click here

The Clinton County History Center highlights General James W. Denver (for whom Denver, Colorado, was named), Eli Harvey (artist and sculptor), and Carl Moon (photographer of the Southwest).

James Denver moved to Wilmington, Ohio, in 1831. His library and military artifacts are on display. Eli Harvey was an internationally known artist. His works are on display. And Carl Moon’s photos of Southwest Indians are on display. He was among the first to photograph native Americans in their natural habitat. The museum’s Quaker Room is dedicated to items demonstrating the simple living of Clinton County’s earlier settlers. In addition, there are many Victorian artifacts, furniture, and clothing to see.

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