The Society serves the greater North Canton community by:

  • taking the lead in programs and projects emphasizing local community heritage
  • producing for public distribution a documentary video and a pictorial history book on our rich heritage
  • publishing the Patchwork Quilt, our official publication, quarterly
  • visiting local Fourth grades presenting a slide program and special educational activities highlighting North Canton’s history
  • interviewing those wishing to share their experiences in order to record and preserve the story of this unique community
  • maintaining educational displays at the Heritage Society, the North Canton Public Library, and at selected community events
  • developing and presenting other educational projects and programs
  • providing photographs and artifacts on loan for special displays and programs
  • sharing historic moments and anecdotes in newsletters and articles in the media
  • offering a variety of opportunities for public support of the Heritage Society, by having various levels of membership, accepting monetary and historical donations, conducting an annual meeting for all members in March, maintaining a gift shop, and by sponsoring special fundraisers such as the Fall Pasta Dinner and the Holiday Home Tour
  • participating in local events such as the Main Street Festival sponsored by the North Canton Chamber of Commerce
  • cooperating with related organizations such as the North Canton Alumni Association, the Ohio and Erie Canal Corridor Coalition, the Hoover Historical Center, as well as state, county, and local historical societies
  • researching and organizing family histories, and assisting members in doing the same
  • accessing, interpreting, and preserving artifacts pertinent to our local heritage that have been donated by civic-minded community members.

 

Annual NCHS Projects and Community Outreach: