Next Meeting, at 7:30 Tuesday, May 9 . . . .

Rosie Frasier to Speak as Mother Jones
Learn More

Planning Session for Civil War School Day at 6:30
Tuesday, May 9 in Myers Inn Museum.

Get Tickets for Mother-Daughter Tea - call Alice 740-965-1942 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
Newsletter:  April    May


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

Christian Historical Fiction
Children's Books by local Author Karen Meyer

Lou Henry Mugs - $14 to $24

Sunbury's Bicentennial Heritage Cookbook
Compiled and published by
Big Walnut Area Historical Society  
$22 in Myers Inn Gift Shop
  Order yours today!

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, May 9 - Civil War School Day Committee to meet in Myers Inn
7:30 Tuesday, May 9 - Rosie Frasier as Mother Mary Harris Jones  Learn More

Mother & Daughter Tea- 2:00 Saturday, May 13 - Reservations call Alice 740-965-1942   Learn more
Civil War School Day - Friday, May 19 - Registration Form
Myers Inn Open House -Monday, May 30
Myers inn Open House - Tuesday, July 4
Myers Inn Open House - Monday, September 4
Sunbury Heritage Festival - Sunday, October 15
200th Birthday Celebration of the Center (Van Dorn) Inn,  Saturday, October 21
Myers Inn Christmas-on-the-Square Open House - 4-8 Saturday, December 2

Get Tickets for Mother-Daughter Tea - call Alice 740-965-1942 


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

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Thanks for helping support BWAHS! 


Blacksmith Forge in the Barn
Learn more about the barn

See Photos  -

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