Welcome to the Wooster Digital History Project. Drawing upon the resources of the College of Wooster Special Collections, the Wayne County Historical Society, and the Wayne County Public Library - as well as the memories and expertise of local observers and historians - this site explores the fascinating history of Wooster and its environs.
We make no claims to a comprehensive or representative history. These are only the first exhibits in an ongoing project to document our history and explore the experiences of local inhabitants. Our hope is that WoosterHistory.org will continue to grow to tell old stories and new.
Follow the exhibits link. Here, you will find short narratives from Wooster history with old documents, photographs, oral history interview clips, and video clips of observers and experts. Open your eyes to the fascinating history of this small city and its institutions.