CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ANNUAL DINNER • Heidelberg University's Wickham Great
Hall, Tiffin

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:00 pm

BEHIND THE FACADE TOURS

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 12:30 pm

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12:30 pm
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GARDEN PARTIES • Grammes-Brown House, Tiffin

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017
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2017 TEA SCHEDULE • Grammes-Brown House, Tiffin

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 12:30 pm

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 12:30 pm

 

HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR, Tiffin

Date to be announced soon!

 

ANNUAL HOLIDAY CHILI DINNER • Grammes-Brown House, Tiffin

Date to be announced soon!

 

 

 

 

Preserving Tiffin’s Architectural Heritage


Established in 1976, the Tiffin Historic Trust is a volunteer organization, whose mission is to promote preservation in Tiffin by a variety of means, with an emphasis on the restoration of local architectural landmarks. Over the years it has been influential in the design of the replacement bridges over the Sandusky River, encouraged the implementation of a design review code, has sponsored preservation workshops and provided guidance on building restoration, successfully submitted entries to the National Register of Historic Places, and sought the preservation of significant architectural works within the community. At its annual meeting the group presents preservation awards for the restoration of commercial and residential properties. The Historic Trust most recently purchased and the city installed, the replacement signs designating Tiffin’s six Historic Districts.

The Historic Trust’s programming committee hosts summer teas in the Grammes-Brown House, displaying the restoration of the Victorian era home, holds an annual holiday house tour including historic as well as contemporary homes, and organizes garden tours as fund raisers to support its preservation efforts. Future plans include holding educational programs for the community focusing on the preservation of the architectural heritage of our neighborhoods, encouraging the establishment of a museum and gallery alliance of local organizations, supporting the establishment of a Main Street program, and continuing the restoration of the Grammes-Brown House property.

 

William (Bill) Fletcher—1933-2017

William David Fletcher, 83, Tiffin, died suddenly, but peacefully, at home in his sleep on May 17, 2017.

He was born on August 30, 1933 to Carl Curtis and Mary Electa (Proper) Fletcher on the farm in Alta, Ohio. On April 8, 1961, he married Jacqueline Anne Scheurer and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Roc Fletcher of Marion, John (Cynthia) Fletcher of Tiffin, and Daniel (Cassandra) Fletcher of Amherst; two grandchildren, Jaden and Anna Fletcher of Tiffin; siblings, Norma Bowers, Richard (JoAnn) Fletcher, Tom (Roberta) Fletcher, Margie West, Judy Smith, Susie (Gayle) Kanz; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; son, Lance David Fletcher; daughter, Julia Merry Fletcher; and siblings, Gerri Logan, Jack Fletcher, and Robert Fletcher.

He graduated from Mansfield Madison High School in 1952.  The family moved to Tiffin in 1962, where he managed a financial office in downtown Tiffin.  He was one of the founding members of the Tiffin Historic Trust in 1976 and loved sports of all kinds and especially enjoyed his children and grandchildren’s events.  In 1980, he opened his own antique shop, specializing in restoring vintage furniture. In 1990, he took on renovating an 1835 Greek Revival home for the family.  His secret to success in life was the work ethic and persistence he learned while growing up on the farm.

His funeral service will be at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.  Burial will be later in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until the time of the funeral on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tiffin Historic Trust or to Tiffin YMCA.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.

 

Our Mission

"To promote historic preservation in Tiffin by meetings, publications, tours, or other means. To act as a nonprofit organization to apply for and accept any grants that may be appropriate to further the cause of historic preservation. To promote and develop any plan for the preservation and restoration of Tiffin and to work with all interested groups and individuals to put this plan into effect".

Contact Us

172 Jefferson Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

419-447-4789

 

Website: www.tiffinhistorictrust.org

Email: tiffinhistoric@att.net