Local History

The library’s local history collection begins with a heavy concentration on Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties, Ohio. It also includes some histories and material from other counties through out the state. Among its holdings are histories of local churches, towns, and schools. It includes rural directories, maps, atlases, school records, cemetery directories, Amish obituaries, local grade and high school yearbooks, and etc. The library is actively adding to the collection on a regular basis.