The Knox County Historical Society
P. O. Box 522
875 Harcourt Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio  43050

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Our Mission at The Knox County Historical Society, simply stated,
is “to increase, interpret, and preserve the history of Knox County, Ohio.”

        Each year, we work toward accomplishing our goals through a wide variety of activities:

    - we house a large and ever-increasing collection of Knox County artifacts which are displayed throughout our nearly 15,000 square foot Harcourt Road. Museum, as well as at the Dan Emmett Birthplace Home and in our additional storage areas; 

    - we maintain a permanent research library for use by members and visitors;

    - we publish a newsletter, The Knox Historian;

   - we provide monthly programs and speakers throughout the year, as well as educational presentations for schools, churches, clubs and service organizations which are free and open to the public;

    - we host group tours for children and adults at both our Museum and Dan Emmett Birthplace Home, as well as other area historic sites;

    - we prepare new and changing exhibits relating to local history; and

    - we sponsor or cooperate with other groups in creating special events for Knox County residents and visitors.     



President:            Mark Ramser
Vice President:    David Greer
Secretary:            Suzy Davidson
Treasurer:            Jeff Gottke





         James K. Gibson


Steve George
James Giffin
Phil Houbler
Gail LaBenne
Ann Laudeman
Richard Mavis
Gloria Parsisson
Glenn Peyton
Susan Ramser
Karen Smith
Cindy Sperry
Olivia Toth
Sarah Wagner
Matt Williams