The Dublin Historical Society is organized for the purpose to discover, collect and preserve documents and materials relevant to the history of Dublin and the surrounding area. The Society displays these materials at the Fletcher Coffman House and barn, 6659 Emerald Parkway, adjacent to Coffman Park. Further, the Society plays a role to identify, mark and encourage preservation of historic sites and buildings in and around Dublin. Additionally, the Society encourages study of and an appreciation for Dublin history.
Tours are held the second Sunday of the month May – October from 1:00-3:00 pm. Tour the restored 1867 Coffman house. Visit the barn and the adjacent small barn which has a one-room school replica. The 1920’s barn contains vintage farm implements. COVID-19 restrictions may determine if various activities can take place. Such activities may include gravestone rubbing, grass mowing with a rotary mower, shelling corn, weighing with a feed scale, blade sharpening with a grinding wheel, rug beating, washing clothes with a washboard.
Admission is free but donations are most welcome.
We are located at Coffman Park
5200 Emerald Parkway in Dublin.