Fort Dunlap Photo
Fort Dunlap Photo
The Coleraine Historical Society Inc.
The Coleraine Historical Society Inc.

Welcome To The Coleraine Historical Society  Preserving History of Colerain Township located in Southwest Ohio, USA

Check out 2 new webpages in left column:

CHS 55th Anniversary   and Colerain 225th Anniversary


It’s a Quasquibicentennial!

Colerain Township turns 225 years old in 2019.


To celebrate, Colerain Township will be partnering with the Coleraine Historical Society and Northwest Local School District to host monthly events. For a calendar and information on these events, check out the Township’s 225th Anniversary Page at:

In addition, the Coleraine Historical Society will be writing 2 articles each month for the Township’s newsletter Cerkl.

To keep up-to-date on latest  CHS articles follow link above   and click on “Articles” tab. 

For all Township News and Events be sure to sign up for the emailed newsletter Cerkl at:





Flood Marker Pole

at Heritage Park

“31 Days of October” Donation Campaign

failed to raise needed funds.


Concrete has been poured, Flood Pole is complete; but we are still short on funds needed to erect pole.


Won’t you consider helping CHS to complete this Historic Project? No donation is too small. 


PROJECT GOAL:           $2500

By October 31, 2018 RAISED:    $1550

Donations still NEEDED:              $950


To donate, send Check to "Coleraine Historical Society" -

                                         Indicate in Memo Section "Flood Pole" 

                                         P.O.Box 53726, Cincinnati, OH 45253.


All donations are Tax Deductible.



It’s been 100 years since a police officer had been killed in Colerain Township. (Constable John Willsey was killed in August of 1918.)


Sadly on January 7, 2019, Colerain Township lost Officer Dale Woods 


The Coleraine Historical Society would like to offer its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and all first responders.





The scale model of

Dunlap’s Station,

built by member 

Bob Muehlenhard

has a new home!





It will now be on permanent display in the Rotunda of  

the Colerain Township Administration Building








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