Broadview Heights Historial Society


  •  12/11/2020 05:00 PM - 1/5/2021 10:00 PM
  •   9543 Broadview Road

Come and see the lights from 5pm - 10pm everynight until 1/5/21

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  •  7/20/2020 09:52 AM
  •   9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights, OH, USA

About Us

Broadview Heights was part of Brecksville & North Royalton Townships from 1811 until November 30, 1926 when a vote taken by residents to incorporate passed 101 to 7, thus forming, in 1927 the Village of Broadview Heights with Floyd Harris, Mayor and Lloyd Harris, Town Marshall.  Broadview Heights became a city in 1960 and with the hilly terrain and desirable location, known as "Highest of the Heights” continues to grow and prosper.
The Broadview Heights Historical Society was organized to preserve and disseminate historical information to interested parties of our community and surrounding areas. Understanding the history of our community is basic to our democratic way of life, gives us an understanding of our state and nation, and helps us better to appreciate our American heritage. Membership is open to all for a nominal annual fee.
The door to our museum opened in 2019 and we are anxious to share the wonderful artifacts that will help you see our history. We also have an amazing military collection on display.

The Grand Opening of our building was on September 14, 2019. It is truly our dream come true. Our opening displays were a tribute to the early families of Broadview Heights and a Salute to the Military and our Veterans. We were fortunate to have one of our residents share his amazing military collection with us. These displays will continue for a while. Please click the 'EVENT' tab for dates and times we will be open to the public and other special events.

Leo & Julie Bender
Tia Began
Tony & Maria Diorio
Jim Diorio
Carol Drennen
Louise Fiszer
Glen Goodwin
Kathleen Martini &
Jakob Hamlescher
Tom Hardulak
Beedee Hein
Frances Hummer
Tim & Cheryl Klodnick
Clay & Joan Knotek
Bernie & Sandy Kobzowicz
Jen Mahnic/Keith Gaydosh
Bobby & Penny McGee
Theresa Mikolajski
Natalie Neale
Tom & Karen Pavlica
Joe Price
Lisa Putka
Lois Quarels
Dan Radvansky
Boyd & Dawn Russell
Don Sopka
Don & Nancy Szabo
Stan & Doris Sczurek
Judy Terrigno
Doug Vasulka
Ken & Marlene Winter

Sam Alai
Joe Behal
Mary Lou Bennett
T. Bennett
Danbury Senior Living
Barb Deimling
Bert Drennen
Brian & Helen Dunlap
Don Faulhaber
Judy Faulhaber
Don & Lynn Hanigan
Dick Jansik
Carole Kennant
Candy Korn
Mona Lenos
Robert & 
Jacqueline MacFarlane
Cindy McCarty
Dennis McCreery
Nancy McCormick
Audrey Sopko
Kristina Sorensen
Mark Stratis
Bruce Walis
Jennie Weible
Joan Weibel
Brian Wolf
Zinc Insurance

Judy Bender
Ray Kennant
Gerald Mauk
Ed Smith
Lee Scholle
Doug Scholle
Dan Schuster
Betty Behal
Michael Agrippe

President:  Candy Korn
Vice President:  Don Faulhaber
Historian:  Don Faulhaber
Secretary:  Mona Lisa Lenos
Treasurer Louise Fiszer
Trustees: Joe Behal, Glenn Goodwin, Mary Lou Bennett
Webmaster:  Lisa Putka

Thank you to our SPONSORS
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Congratulations to the Historical Society Annual $500 Scholarship Winner Trevelan Smith!

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The Broadview Heights Historical Society has a new home on the city’s campus at 9543 Broadview Rd. after being stuck in the basement for 19 years.

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BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The Broadview Heights Historical Society is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new permanent home.

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The Christmas display focused on the period 1927-1959, when Broadview Heights was still a village. The stately 1940 historical society museum, which originally served as housing for attendants from the Broadview Veterans Administration Hospital, provided an ideal setting for the collection.

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Contact Us

  • 9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147, United States
  • Mailing Address: Broadview Hts. Historical Society c/o Candy Korn 8477 Broadview Road, Broadview Hts., OH 44147


BHHS Pandemic Project

BHHS is committed to preserving the history of the residents and businesses of BVH

This has been an incredible year (so far) and while everything is still fresh in the minds of everyone, we want to begin to collect and document what has happened this year for future generations.

We are looking for documents, artifacts (paper menus, Covid 19 signs, etc.), sound files (interviews with family members recounting how this has affected their lives including children), videos (many families have taken videos of family events, graduations, etc.). Also, photographs, correspondence, journals, artwork (we know many of the children did art projects for school), music, poetry, recipes – anything that shows how you and your family or business experienced life during the Pandemic.

For more information and help in putting your family’s story together please email

The materials you share will become a part of the collections of the BHHS.

Date of Submission

Guidelines & Terms

This donation has been received by Broadview Heights. Historical Society ('BHHS') as a gift for use in and by the BHHS Library & Archives and/or Museum, and the owner of his/her agent with full authority, desiring to absolutely transfer full title by signing below, hereby gives, assigns, and conveys finally and completely, and without any limitations or reservation, full and complete ownership to the property described within to BHHS, or its successors, and assigns permanently and forever together with any intellectual property rights and copyrights therein and the right to copyright the same.