Adams County Heritage Center507 North Cherry Street
West Union, OH 45693
Settlement in the Virginia Military District
The Adams County Heritage Center captures and preserves the history of one of the oldest counties in the state.
Established in 1797, Adams County was named for John Adams, who was President at the time. Once a favored by the Shawnee as a location for summer camps, the region became part of the Virginia Military District. The Adams County Heritage Center interprets and preserves that local history. The Heritage Center includes a museum, post office, and a log house. For visitors tracing their colonial past, the Center archives an extensive genealogical collection, including family histories and extensive cemetery listings.Read More