Custodian of Five Oaks, an Historic Massillon Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places


​​Exciting new projects:

Repair leaks in the slate roof at Five Oaks

Repair the mortar at Five Oaks

Replace and upgrade the exterior lighting at Five Oaks

Strengthen the crack in an exterior pillar at Five Oaks

Install a memorial monument at the Union Cemetery on Andrew Street  ​(See the fall newsletter for more details.)

​​​​​​​The Massillon Heritage Foundation strives to preserve the history of Massillon.  Browse through our website to learn about the Foundation, its mission and its current main focus, Five Oaks.  Step back in time to the Victorian age . . . visit Five Oaks located at 210 - 4th Street NE, in Massillon, Ohio.  Page through the website to learn about the family that lived here, the architect who designed the house, the current owners (the Massillon Heritage Foundation) and the Massillon Woman's Club, the organization that was gifted the building in 1924.​

Heritage Foundation 2019 Gala

Five Oaks was completed in 1894.  In the spring of 1895 the McClymonds family hosted a reception to celebrate their beautiful home.  Continuing the tradition, the Foundation will host a Gala on May 11, 2019.  The program is entitled 'HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN', written and directed by Lee Lavery.  Enjoy a party celebrating the end of the 1933 prohibition.  Featured will be local actors portraying various historical Massillon figures from that time period.  The event is open to the public.  More details to come.