PO Box 2044 - Alliance OH 44601
The Mabel Hartzell Historic Home is located at 840 N. Park Avenue. Special events include a one-week open house during Carnation Days in August and other open house weekends as scheduled throughout the year.
A donation of $3.00 per adult is suggested.
Tours are available by appointment at other times by calling one of these contact people:
Be sure to sign our guest book when you visit to receive updates on events sponsored by the Alliance Historical Society.
Notecards with images of the Mabel Hartzell House are available during the tours for a donation of $5 for a pack of five cards.
William H. Magrath relates a first-person narrative of life in Alliance, Ohio, during the end of the 19th century. Describing everything from wooden sidewalks and gas street lights to the homes and the people who lived along Union Avenue, he gives a personalized view of the history of the city and its people.
Available for purchase online or from Alliance Historical Society board members or at the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce Office.
DVDs of Alliance Landmarks are now available. This 23-minute video presentation created by Frank and Joan Woolf and narrated by Dick Elliott includes the many historic buildings and landmarks Alliance has had through the years.
DVDs of the Fairmount Children's Home History presented by Carolyn Caskey are now available. This program was presented at Rodman Public Library on March 20, 2010 and includes over 90 photographs of the early years of the home.
Also available is a DVD of Stark Electric Railroad footage originally filmed in 1929 and paired up with narration from a railroad reunion in 1972 led by Charles Sperrow.
A video of D. W. Crist, Ohio Composer, presented by Dr. James Perone, professor of music at Mount Union College for a joint program of Mu Phi Epsilon Alliance Alumni, the Alliance Historical Society, and Rodman Public Library is now online. Compositions of Crist are performed by J. Kim Lewis, Russell Newburn, Phillip Gehm, and Joyce Gorby.
You can obtain a copy of any DVD by mailing a check for $12.50 for each DVD ($10 donation for the DVD and $2.50 for postage and handling) to Alliance Historical Society, PO Box 2044, Alliance, OH 44601. Include your name, address, and DVD requested with your order. Copies are also available in the Alliance Welcome Center at the Carnation City Mall for $10 or directly from any board member.