Welcome to the Historical Society of Rocky River, Ohio

Where our present soon becomes the past which shapes our future.

Rocky River, Ohio was founded in 1805 as a part of Rockport Township. In 1891, Rocky River became a hamlet and in 1903, it was incorporated as a village. Reincorporated in 1930, the village became a city.

The Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of this Cleveland suburb and we invite you to join us.