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Upcoming Events

August 9, 2014
German Fest
Amherst Sandstone Village
2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation


9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Phone:  440-988-7255
Email:  amhersthistory@centurytel.net

Tours of the Quigley house and/or Sandstone Museum Center can be arranged by calling the society office.
Phone:  440-988-7255

The Amherst Historical Society...

Our Commitment: To preserve, display and exhibit our local history and sandstone heritage; to provide excellence in educational programming and historic preservation.

German Fest

Date:  Saturday, August 9, 2014
Time:  2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Amherst Sandstone Village
763 Milan Avenue
Amherst, Ohio


Ed Klimczak - 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

STV Bavaria Dancers - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hank Haller Ensemble - 6:00 p.m. to 10: p.m.

Activities for the Children

Jungle Bob Live Animal Show
Times:  3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
            4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

M&S Equine Service Horse Rides


Face Painting - Kathy Sholl

Imagine That Ballooning - Noah Sholl

Quilt Show in St. George Chapel
Quilts by the Stash Sisters

German Style Food, Pastries, Beer
Kid Friendly Food, Root Beer

Now Open

Amherst Pit BBQ & Pub

150 Jefferson Street

Amherst, Ohio 44001

Visit the newest addition to the Amherst Sandstone Village.  Pit BBQ famous food.  Click below for information


Chapel and Hall Rentals

Looking for the perfect place for an intimate wedding, reception or rehearsal dinner.  Looking for the perfect place for a special event or business meeting?  Call the Amherst Historical Society to have your event at the Amherst Sandstone Village.

We have available St. George Chapel for your wedding ceremony.  The chapel accommodates approximately 60 guests.  If you are in need of a minister, the Rev. Richard G. Kresila and Rev. Mrs. Gillian Kresila of Elyria Wedding Ministers can perform the ceremony.

The Grange Hall is the perfect place to hold a reception or party.  The hall will seat approximately 80 people.

After your wedding and reception, make plans to spend your wedding night at the 5 Corners Bed and Breakfast located directly behind the Amherst City Hall.

Click on the information link below for rental forms


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