381 Main Street, Smithville, OH 44677

(330) 669-9308

Smithville Community Historical Society

Welcome to Pioneer Village - Log Cabins in Smithville


Road Trip October 7 to Medina , Ohio


The Smithville Community Historical Society will travel to Medina, Ohio on October 7. The group will have lunch at JoJo’s Sports Bar which is located at 221 S. Jefferson St. They offer a pizza Buffet which features 2 soups, chicken and a variety of pizzas for $7.99, or you may order of the menu. We will have a small room available for our use. Following lunch, there will be a brief business meeting for announcements, reports, etc.   We will then visit the John Smart Home Museum, the home of the Medina County Historical Society ay 206 N. Elmwood. The house was built 1886 -1887 in the popular Victorian Queen Anne Style. They house a research center, permanent Civil War items, pioneer and Native American artifacts. Their featured exhibit is items from the “Giants of Seville”. This tour begins ag 1:30 P. M. and there is a $3.00 fee charged, payable at the door. The group will then visit the Little Wiz Fire Museum at 326 E. Smith Rd., a private collection of early firefighting equipment. Their collection includes hand and horse drawn fire equipment from the1850 to newer vehicles. Admission is free.

Directions to each featured site will be distributed at the Mill before leaving on our tour. For reservations, call Harlene Steiner, 330-621-8364, by Tuesday, October 1st. Car-pooling is recommended due to limited parking space at the John Smart Home Museum.

Join us for this interesting “Road Trip’, the last of the year.  

About Us

Who We Are


The Pioneer Village showcases the pioneer lifestyle with buildings and artifacts dating from 1830 to 1890.

Managed by the not-for-profit Smithville Community Historical Society, the Board of Directors provides governance oversight and resource development and marketing and volunteer services to the Pioneer Village.

The Society has been managed entirely by volunteers since its founding incorporation in 1990.

Pioneer Buildings

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Membership is an easy way to get involved and help preserve 19th century artifacts, including log cabins in Smithville and an example of the Early American Pioneering lifestyle.

Membership Levels include:

Individual $10 per year

Family $15 per year

Life Membership $100 per person

Student $5.00 per year

Organization/Corporate  $50

Membership Application

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Would you like to be married in the Historic Church of God?  Download a REQUEST FOR USE OF BUILDING form and WEDDING INFORMATION SHEET at the link below.

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 12, Smithville, Ohio 44677

Street Address:

Pioneer Village Town Center

180 Main Street, Smithville, Ohio 44677

Mishler Mill

381 E. Main Street

Smithville Community Historical Society

East Main Street, Smithville, Ohio 44677, United States

(330) 669-9308

Hours for Mishler Weaving Mill

Wednesdays 1:30 to 4:00