Founded 1973

P.O. Box 82
Brookville, Ohio 45309-0082


The Brookville Historical Society was founded to preserve the Spitler House, Brookville history and artifacts and promote family history research. The society’s main function is discovering and collecting materials that establish or illustrate the history and heritage of our community. The society preserves its collections and allows access, where feasible, for those who wish to examine or study the holdings.


The Samuel Spitler House at 14 Market Street is now a community museum which is open for tours on the 1st Sunday of the months March to November from 2-4 pm except on holidays and during inclement weather. Extra hours may be available on request. Tours are a donation of $2.00 per adult and $.50 for children 6-16. Special group tours can be arranged any day of the week with advance notice for a $25.00 minimum fee. Samuel Spitler House Membership
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The Exhibit Building on the corner of Hay Avenue and Wolf Creek Pike is a work in progress. The building is open on the 1st Sunday of months March to November from 2-4 pm except on holidays and during inclement weather. Extra hours may be available on request.Self-guided tours are a donation of $2.00 per adult and $.50 for children 6-16.  Special group tours can be arranged any day of the week with advance notice for a $25.00 minimum fee.  The Exhibit Building features local Brookville items including military, agricultural, businesses, churches, organizations, and school items.
   
The Genealogy Research Library is a private library located at 3 Hay Ave. in the Exhibit Building -- entrance off parking lot. Advance appointments are needed to do research. Call (937) 837-2085 and leave a message. Please allow a minimum of one week. A donation is requested for non-members per visit of $5.00 for less than 2 hours of research time and $10.00 for more than 2 hours of research time.  Research by mail is available for a donation of $30.00 which includes 2 hours of work. Additional research time is $15.00 per hour.

 
Brookville Railroad Depot and Caboose The Brookville Railroad Depot and caboose at Hay and Cusick Avenues on the bike trail is open on the 1st Sunday of months May to October from 2-4 pm except on holidays and during inclement weather. Tours are a donation of $2.00 per adult and $.50 for children 6-16. Special group tours can be arranged any day of the week with advance notice for a $25.00 minimum fee.  

 
Write or call to schedule tours and library research. Brookville Historical Society, P.O. Box 82, Brookville OH 45309 Or call (937) 833-0285 and leave a message. 


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