381 Main Street, Smithville, OH 44677

(330) 669-9308

Smithville Community Historical Society

Welcome to Pioneer Village - Log Cabins in Smithville


Hymn sing at Historic Church of God


April 14 at 3 P.M.

Music has bounced off of the walls of the Historic Church of God on Milton St. in Smithville for over 150 years and once again we will hold our annual Hymn Sing.  Norma Trotter and guest musicians will bring some of the historic instruments to life once again.  We invite you to join us with your wonderful voices to bring the songs from the churches original hymnals to life once again.  This day is to renew memories from the past, welcome Spring to our town with these touching and beautiful songs.  The Hymn Sing will take place on Sunday, April 14 at 3 P.M. at the church on N. Milton St. Any donations made to the concert will be use to establish matching fund for Grants that we are applying for for much needed repairs to the Church of God and ten other buildings that the Smithville Community Historical Society own and present to the public that tells the history of our area.  The Society exist on donations and also the sale of items made by our volunteer crafts people.  We ask you to think about making a donation to support our operations.

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

Get Involved


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

Site Rentals Available


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.

Rental Forms

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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