Current & Past Exhibitions

Experience Westerville's past through the themed exhibitions of artifacts on display in the Local History Center.

Displays change periodically, showcasing different items and artifacts from the Westerville collection based on a central theme, including descriptions and historical content.

Over There: A World War I Exhibit


In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry and participation in the “war to end all wars”, the Local History Center is currently featuring artifacts and photographs from World War I. 

Explore a variety of issues including the influenza epidemic, trench warfare, Camp Sherman, and the use of animals in the war. Photographs from the collection of WWI veteran and Westerville resident Walter "Pete" Phalor are on display, as well as artifacts such as a gas mask.

Past Themes

  • 2016 - Fashion from the Westerville Collection
  • 2015 - World War II

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