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

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Paint Party is being rescheduled.  Stay tuned for more information.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Join us for our next regular meeting on Thursday May 16, 2024, 6:00pm at the Historic Etna Township House, 9363 Hazelton – Etna Road, Pataskala, OH 43068

 Please visit our sponsors page to see the full list of our business sponsors.  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.

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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!