The Orrville Historical Society Contact Information – PO Box 437, 330-930-0113, www.orrvillehistory.org; Find them on facebook! Historic Smith Orr Homestead – 365 W. Market St.; the house, originally a log cabin, was built around 1841 by pioneer settler Christian Horst, with additions and remodeling in 1916 and 1926. Orrville Historical Museum (Manhattan Restaurant) – 142 Depot St.; formerly the Manhattan Restaurant; displays children’s toys, old photographs, a soda-pop bottle from the former Orrville Bottling Works, a miniature replica of a glass cofﬁn manufactured in the 19th century by the Orrville Crystal Casket Company, military uniforms, and an area dedicated to athletic teams and city and school bands. Museum Hours – Open for special events or by appointment only. Special Events – Check the website and facebook page for special events and call for open house hours.
Orrville Railroad Heritage Society Contact Information – PO Box 11, 145 Depot St., Orrville, 330-683-2426, www.orrvillerailroad.com. Meetings – First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m. at the Orrville Union Depot, 145 Depot Street south of West Market Street. The meetings are open to anyone interested in learning about ORHS and how the railroads played in the founding of Orrville. Depot Museum Hours - Currently open during ORHS events and by appointment. Event Schedule – Check our website and Facebook page for more information about ORHS events.