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History

Now in its third century, Youngstown has seen and done it all...from its early agricultural roots, to its evolution into an industrial powerhouse and cultural melting-pot, and onward to its post-industrial re-invention. Youngstown's vibrant history, memories, and stories are kept alive through several outstanding history museums.

1882 Youngstown Map & Industrial Sculpture of Steelworkers and Open Hearth Furnace

History Museums

Greystone – a magnificent 1905 Arts & Crafts style mansion is preserved today as The Arms Family Museum; features many historical exhibits, including the youth-oriented Anne Kilcawley Christman Hands-On History Room.

A working, water-powered grist mill, built in 1845; view exhibits and see the 19th century mill machinery in action; gift shop includes stone-ground flour for sale, produced at the mill.

A community gathering place with a history focus, the Tyler History Center showcases the people and stories that shaped the Mahoning Valley through exhibits, programs, and events.

Learn about the steel industry that dominated Youngstown in the 20th century.