Museums and Historic Sites

See historical sites, visit a presidential birthplace and more in Trumbull County.

Trumbull County's towns are loaded with historical sites such as President William McKinley's McKinley Birthplace Replica Home & Research Center, museums such as the Natioanl Packard Museum the Sutliff Museum and Underground Railroad Exhibit. 

Ernie Hall Aviation Museum

Ernie Hall Aviation Museum

New Trumbull County museum honoring local contributions to the field of aviation, bearing the name of one of America’s most well-regarded aeronautical pioneers, Warren, Ohio native Ernest C Hall. The museum is filled with local, national and international aviation memorabilia from the birth of the industry through present day.

4033 North River Road
Warren, Ohio 44484
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Warren Heritage Center

Warren Heritage Center

Built in 1832 by General Simon Perkins as a wedding gift for his daughter Olive Douglas Perkins, and her husband, Frederick Kinsman, today serves as the home of the Warren Heritage Center. The Center tells the story of the City of Warren and its role as the first economic and government center of the historic Connecticut Western Reserve.

303 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.372.0237
Connecticut Land Title Office

Connecticut Land Title Office

Now home to the Trumbull County Tourism Bureau, this building once served as the headquarters for the Connecticut Land Company where tracts of land were sold.

321 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
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866.360.1552
North Bloomfield Historical Society

North Bloomfield Historical Society

Formed in 1999, dedicated to the preservation of the North Bloomfield community and the restoration of the Town Hall built in 1893. The mission of the organization is to share the stories and events that have shaped the community since it was settled in 1815. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month.

Kinsman Road (SR 87)
North Bloomfield, Ohio 44450
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Cortland Opera House (circa 1841)

Cortland Opera House (circa 1841)

Originally the site of one of the first Methodist churches in the country, it's now home to the Bazetta-Cortland Historical Society.

152 North Park Avenue
Cortland, Ohio 44410
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330-219-4884
Sutliff Museum

Sutliff Museum

This museum features the history of the Sutliff family - from pioneer days of the Ohio Western Reserve, through the days of the Civil War, to the height of the Victorian era. Members of the Sutliff family were active in the local abolition movement and conductors on the Underground Railroad.

444 Mahoning Avenue NW Second Floor
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.395.6575
The Harriet Taylor Upton House (circa 1840)

The Harriet Taylor Upton House (circa 1840)

This national historic site became the home of women’s suffrage leader Harriet Taylor Upton in 1887. It also served as the headquarters of the National American Women’s Suffrage Association from 1903-1905.

380 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.395.1840
McKinley Memorial Museum

McKinley Memorial Museum

Honoring the 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, who was born and raised in Niles, Ohio. The museum contains artifacts of McKinley’s life and his presidency.

40 North Main Street
Niles, Ohio 44446
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330.652.4273
John Stark Edwards House Museum (circa 1807)

John Stark Edwards House Museum (circa 1807)

One of the oldest known structures in Trumbull County and home of the Trumbull County Historical Society, this museum is a legacy to the early pioneers of the Connecticut Western Reserve. The museum is open Thursday-Saturday, 1pm-4pm, with guided tours beginning at 1:30pm and 2:30pm. We are open for tours April - December. Visit website for a schedule of events.

303 Monroe Street
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.394.4653
Ward Thomas House Museum

Ward Thomas House Museum

Victorian Mansion, included on the National Register of Historic Places, situated in a park-like setting with formal gardens.

503 Brown Street
Niles, Ohio 44446
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330.544.2143
McKinley Birthplace Home

McKinley Birthplace Home

Located on the site of the original McKinley home (and birthplace of President William McKinley), and just down the street from the National McKinley Memorial Museum. Features the replica home of the family's rooms, and a research center.

40 South Main Street
Niles, Ohio 44446
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330-652-1704 ext. 6
Underground Railroad Exhibit

Underground Railroad Exhibit

Designated as a Freedom Station by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati, this exhibit provides a glimpse of local anti-slavery sentiments from the 1820s to the 1850s. It is located on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library in downtown Warren, directly outside the doors of the Sutliff Museum and is available for viewing during regular library hours.

444 Mahoning Avenue NW Second Floor
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.395.6575
National Packard Museum

National Packard Museum

Featuring the history of the Packard family, the Packard Motor Car, and other Packard enterprises. It hosts a number of special exhibits throughout the year including the annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit every January-May and its Packard Legacy Weekend in July. Visit the website for hours and a schedule of exhibits and events.

1899 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
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330.394.1899
Mesopotamia Village Historic District

Mesopotamia Village Historic District

The center of town, better known as the "Commons", is surrounded by 28 buildings, 21 of built before the Civil War and are included on the National Register of Historic Places. Today it is part of the fourth-largest Amish Settlement in the country and second-largest in Ohio.

State Routes 87 and 534
Mesopotamia, Ohio 44439
Gustavus Center National Historic District

Gustavus Center National Historic District

Located at the intersection of State Routes 87 and 193, this national historic district area has 12 buildings listed on the National Historic Registry. The prominent architecture styles include both Greek Revival and Federal.

State Routes 87 and 193
Gustavus, Ohio 44417
Ohio's First Civil War Monument

Ohio's First Civil War Monument

Erected in 1863, two years prior to the ending of the civil war

At the cross roads of State Route 45 and State Route 88
Bristolville, Ohio
Octagon House (circa 1858)

Octagon House (circa 1858)

Now a private residence, this unique eight-sided house, which contains eight trapezoid-shaped rooms, was the boyhood home of Clarence Darrow, the nationally acclaimed lawyer in the The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes ("Scopes Monkey Trial").

8405 Main Street
Kinsman, Ohio 44428
Kinsman House (circa 1832)

Kinsman House (circa 1832)

Located along Millionaires Row in historic downtown Warren, this Greek Revival mansion is included on the National Historic Registry and features white marble mantles and black walnut staircase, woodwork and arched doorways.

303 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
Mahoning Avenue Historic District

Mahoning Avenue Historic District

Home to Millionaires Row, where the "Who's Who" of industry, commerce and politics lived in stately mansions that lined the street during the 1800s.

Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
866.360.1552
The Trumbull County Courthouse (circa 1895)

The Trumbull County Courthouse (circa 1895)

One of the oldest judicial facilities of its kind in Ohio, the Romanesque-style structure was completed in 1897, making it the third courthouse to occupy the location in Courthouse Park. It was placed on the National Registry of Historic Sites in 1975.

161 High Street
Warren, Ohio 44483
OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology

OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology

Interactive museum featuring hands-on exhibits that allow both children and adults to have fun while learning.

11 West Federal Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
330.744.5914
Newton Falls Covered Bridge (circa 1831)

Newton Falls Covered Bridge (circa 1831)

Constructed in 1831, this bridge is the second-oldest covered bridge in Ohio still in service and the only one in the state with a covered pedestrian sidewalk.

Arlington Road
Newton Falls, Ohio 44444
Perkins Mansion (1871)

Perkins Mansion (1871)

Originally built in 1871 as the home of civic leader Henry Bishop Perkins and his family. The building has served as Warren's City Hall since 1934.

391 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
330.841.2601
Monument Park and Trumbull County Veterans Memorial

Monument Park and Trumbull County Veterans Memorial

Located on the east bank of the Mahoning River, the memorial commemorates the sacrifices of local citizens in military service.

West Market Street and Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483
866.360.1552