Shelby County Historical Society


The purpose of our web site is to expose you, our visitors, to the large collection of local historical information provided by the Shelby County Historical Society and to invite you to stop by our home, the William A. Ross, Jr Historical Center, which is located one block north of the Shelby County Courthouse Square,in downtown Sidney,Ohio.

Minster Historical Society

The Minster Historical Society collects, preserves, interprets, and shares the history of Minster, the surrounding area, and its people through exhibits, programs, and publications.

Minster Newspaper Archives

Newspapers from 1888 through the present have been microfilmed, converted to PDF files, and made available on this site for reading and research.

New Bremen Historical Assn.

The New Bremen Historic Association is proud to have two museum locations. The Pape House, built in 1865, and the Luelleman House, built in 1837. We invite you to tour all of our properties including the barn and summer kitchen located at the Luelleman house to see the exhibits which are always evolving as new donations are made to the museum. Tours are available by appointment.

Anna District Historical Society

The Anna District Historical Society is an educational organization whose main purpose is to promote and educate an awareness of the rich historical heritage that exists within the confines of the Anna, McCartyville and Kettlersville areas. The Society’s intent is to promote this awareness by means of meetings, historical programs, research, commemorative activities and tangible historical memorabilia.

Botkins Historical Society

The mission of the Botkins Historical Society is to preserve the records and memories of the village of Botkins and its people for generations to come, and to facilitate the exploration of the village’s past.

The Village of Fort Loramie


The Village of Fort Loramie is set in beautiful rural Shelby County, Ohio, yet lies within easy reach of several metropolitan areas. Fort Loramie, Ohio is a wonderful place to explore or take permanent residence.

Fort Loramie Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to the Fort Loramie Chamber of Commerce Website, and welcome to Fort Loramie, the fastest growing town in Shelby County! Come on in, look around, and make yourself at home… in our town.

St. Michael Catholic Church

Newport – Fort Loramie Pastoral Region
33 Elm Street
PO Box 7
Fort Loramie, OH 45845
Phone: 937-295-2891