Next Meeting, at 7:30 Tuesday, September  12. . . .

How History and Art Revive a Town
see the film "Beyond These Walls"
with Connie Ackerman and Roger Roberts
learn more


Myers Inn Museum and Gift Shop
home of
Big Walnut Area Historical Society

faces Sunbury Village Square in the center of Sunbury, Ohio
Open 12-3 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays
10-5 on Saturdays

located at 45 South Columbus but MAIL MUST GO TO P.O. Box 362, Sunbury. Ohio 43074
Newsletters:  January  February  March  April    May   June

July  August  September

Be A Historical Society Volunteer!
Learn how to get started


Cats Meow

Sunbury Town Hall - $18
Myers Inn Museum - $18


Iron Plant or Lamp Holders $5 to $10
made in the Myers Inn Blacksmith Shop
by Rick Helwig

Children's Historical Fiction
The Belling (in Sunbury, Ohio) by John Durham

Lou Henry Mugs - $14 to $24

Pirate Activities Book
Vintage Paperdolls  and Coloring Books
Norman Rockwell Coloring Book

Christian Historical Fiction
Children's Books by local Author Karen Meyer
Sunbury's Bicentennial Heritage Cookbook
Compiled and published by
Big Walnut Area Historical Society  
$22 in Myers Inn Gift Shop


Auto Tour Booklets
of Big Walnut's Historical Treasures
Learn More


Calendar of Events
Meetings at 7:30 on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Board of Trustees meets at 1:00 first Wednesday each month, in Myers Inn Meeting Room

- Upcoming Programs -
6:30 Tuesday, September 12- Civil War School Day Committee wrap-up in Myers Inn
7:30 Tuesday, September 12  How History and Art are Reviving Portsmouth- learn more

7:30 Tuesday, October 17- Brent Carson on restaurants and Ice Cream Parlors in Delaware County

- Events -

Myers Inn Open House - 9-3 on Monday, September 4

Sunbury Heritage Festival - 3-7 on Sunday, October 15

200th Birthday Celebration of the Center (Van Dorn) Inn,  1-4 on Saturday, October 21

Marking Veterans Graves 2:00 November 12 in Sunbury Memorial Park

Myers Inn Christmas-on-the-Square Open House - 4-8 Saturday, December 2



Big Walnut Area Historical Society
Fund Raisers Keep the Myers Inn Open

Business Retreats

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Enroll for Kroger Community Rewards Program.  Our organization number is 80210

Amazon Smile

Thanks for helping support BWAHS! 


Blacksmith Forge in the Barn
Learn more about the barn

See Photos  -
Visit to Sunbury Boulder - 2017
July 4th Parade in front of Myers Inn

Honoring Vets in Burnside (Bon Air) Cemetery - May 28, 2017

BWMS Community Service Day April 21,2017

Sunbury Bicentennial Parade  at Myers Inn 2016

Making Knot Dolls at Community Library - June 13, 2016

Civil War School Day Photos May 13, 2016

Big Walnut Middle School Students Honor WWII Vets with BWAHS
in Sunbury Memorial Park - 2016

General Rosecrans' Portrait Donated to Museum

Writer for Aurora Advocate Visits Sunbury

Photos  Marion, Ohio Field Trip

Home of Big Walnut Area Historical Society
Sunbury, Ohio

Preserving Yesterday, Today, for Tomorrow

Visit the Statue to General William S. Rosecrans
on Sunbury Village Square

History of Alan Cottrill's Equestrian Statue of
Major General W. S. Rosecrans

Photo by Lenny Lepola