There are multiple ways to tour our museums or to take a tour of historic Uptown Centerville!

Tour on your own 

Hunting for History 

Hunting for History is a way to explore Historic Uptown Centerville a little bit at a time. Tours can be downloaded below to be printed at home or just view on your phone. You may also find a few copies at the front of the Asahel Wright House Museum. 

Each family friendly tour includes fun "Young at Heart Challenges" to keep things interesting for the whole family.  ENJOY!

Hunting for History Tour #1 (starts and ends at Asahel Wright Museum)

  Hunting for History Tour #2 (starts at Marions Pizza and ends at Sew-a-Lot)

  Hunting for History Tour #3 (starts and ends on north side of West Franklin Street)





Walk Among the Tombstones of Sugarcreek Baptist Church Cemetery (the Old Centerville Cemetery)

Located around 300 N. Main St. (behind Chiapas Mexican Grill)

Visit 14 different gravesites on your own or walk along with the video guide.
Learn about some of our area's earliest settlers. 

Download the Cemetery Tour Map

Download the Cemetery Tour Notes

View the video on our YouTube Channel



Visit our Museums

Visit one of our museums and we will give you a brief tour and give you time to look through the exhibits on your own as well. Usual hours are Tuesday - Friday Noon - 4pm. Appointments are required for the Nutt Cottage Research Center. 
Walton House: 937.433.0123
Asahel Wright House: 937.291.2223
Nutt Cottage Research Center: 937.312.0040

School Tours - video versions now available: See a preview here 

Contact Education Coordinator, Carrie Burns at for links to full educational video tours


Centerville-Washington History—connecting the community to its heritage by  collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting the history of our local area.