We are open the First  Saturday Morning of the Month  for building tours, displays, and the reference library for research from 9am-noon.  It is recommended to schedule an appointment for research so volunteers can be prepared.  Please call or e-mail  to make arrangements.  contact@arcanumhistoricalsociety.org.  


   September 13  7pm    David Hart Representing  Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation.  Supporting our injured Veterans and Gold Star families.

David Hart, is a former US Army Ranger and Pathfinder, and a founding member of Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team with over 6,000 jumps. He is also co-founder of the Blue Skies for Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation, hosting over 50 combat injured warriors and fallen hero families for 4 days of bonding, healing and life enriching fun in Southwest Ohio. During his presentation he will talk about many  of his most memorable skydives, including his jump over Ground Zero NYC on the 7th Anniversary of Sep 11, 2007, and talk about some of the inspiring Purple Hearts and Gold Stars he has taken skydiving. Website: www.WarriorWTR.com




See our post on FB of preserved historic buildings and homes in Southern Darke County.  AWTHS offers three tours of the area which takes in some of these sites:  Ithaca Driving Tour, Old School House Driving Tour and a Arcanum Walking Tour of the town.
Brochures can be downloaded from the "Digital Files" tab.



Summer Farmers Market   Need Vendors     Contact Sharon Troutwine
Every Saturday Morning at Veterans Park During Summer Starting June 2.  Featuring "Home Grown and Home Made".





Book the AWTHS building today for your graduation party, bridal or baby shower, reunion or family get togethers or dinners.  We can accomodate small groups or open house type parties.  Call Carolyn Furlong at 548-6556




Stop in and visit our home of the present AWTHS.   Lewis Deitrich purchased the lot in 1894 and construction began of the brick building for a saloon and hotel. We have Lewis (Louis) and Christina's wall portraits on loan to view. Tour and learn the history as well as visit the many displays including our "old schools" of the area and the Marj Heyduck display case.  Past businesses of Arcanum and surrounding area are featured as well as clubs and the military


  Euchre Party 1st and 3rd Friday of Each Month 1:00.  Contact the Flora's.




Summer Farmers Market*          Contact Sharon Troutwine to be a vendor*     Start first Saturday in June*   Looking for produce, baked goods, antiques and quality crafts and arts.  

November 8     7PM       Darke County Genealogical Society Presenting
Promoting genealogical research.  The organization helps to maintain a collection of genealogical and historical materials to facilitate the research in the library at Garst Museum.

ANNUEL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR November 23 Evening and 24th

Programs or meetings are held January, March, May and again in the fall,  (September and November ) the second Thursday evening of the month unless noted.