Welcome to the West Licking Historical Society!  We are glad you are here.  Please take some time to explore our website to learn more about us and how you can help us on our mission to preserve our community’s past for all generations to come.  Be sure to stop back often as our content changes regularly.

Upcoming Events

It’s Street Fair time!!!

Come and see us at the 76th Annual Pataskala Street Fair.  Our tent is located in front of the historic Pataskala Town Hall. We will be there every day of the fair. We look forward to meeting you and sharing local history with you.

Thank you to all who supported us in 2022!!  We look forward to your continued support in 2023. Stay tuned for exciting events throughout the year. We want to extend a special thank you to our golf outing sponsors.  Please visit our sponsors page to see the full list.  Also, please patronize our sponsors and thank them for their generous support!!!

Join Us

We welcome you to join us on our mission of preserving the past of Etna, Harrison and Jersey townships as well as the village of Kirkersville and the city of Pataskala for all generations to come by becoming a member. You can either print out the membership form and send it back to us at the indicated address or click below to join now.


Preserving our community’s past requires resources. Your donation will make a lasting impact on our community and since we are a 501c3 tax exempt organization all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  We deeply appreciate any support you can provide.

Kroger Community Rewards

Choose West Licking Historical Society as your community group and every time you shop at Krogers a portion of your purchase is donated to WLHS.  Here’s how to sign up:

  1. Go to   www.krogercommunityrewards.com
  2. Sign into your Kroger plus digital account.
  3. Go to ‘Community Rewards’ and search for ‘West Licking Historical Society’ by name or by or number BA859. (Note: If you have previously chosen a different organization, you will first have to select “Change Organization”)
  4. Click on the “Enroll” button

    It’s as easy as that!