For Press Freedom at the Grass Roots

Current tours and demonstratiOns

Phone or Text: 917-693-7664
Fax: 212-253-4083
Email: John.Long.FHS@gmail.com  

To contact us:

To print red tomatoes, red ink is prepared by former Knox County Citizen Publisher Richard Brenneman, left, and Jeff Schroff, the Museumís chief volunteer printer.

Chief volunteer printer Jeff Schroff presents red tomatoes, fresh off the Museumís Chandler & Price platen letterpress, to Tomato Show visitors.

Volunteer printer Steve Hartmann  demonstrates the Museumís antique Chandler & Price platen press, which was manufactured in Cleveland. 

The Main Street Free Press Museum

THE MAIN STREET FREE PRESS MUSEUM

Main Street at Second Street

(42 N. Main Street)

Fredericktown, Ohio  43019

 

Welcomes Visitors

During the Fredericktown Tomato Show,  Wed. Sept. 4 through Sat. Sept. 7, 2019

 

OPEN WED., THURS., FRI., 6 P.M.-10-P.M.

AND SAT. AFTER PARADE 2 P.M.-10 P.M.

(Except the Museum will close from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday Sept. 5 for its program ďA LIFEíS JOURNEY IN DAILY JOURNALISM,Ē a few steps away at First Baptist Church.  Click on Current Programs/Events for more information on this program)

Wednesday, Sept. 4:  Museum tours, 6-10 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 5: 
Museum tours and letterpress printing demonstrations, 6-7 & 8:30-10 p.m.
                                
Tom Palmer program presentation 7:15-8:15 p.m., at First Baptist Church

Friday, Sept. 6: 
Museum tours & letterpress printing demonstrations, 6-10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 7: 
Museum tours & letterpress printing demonstrations, 2-10 p.m.

(Click on Current Programs/Events for more information on the Thursday program.)

 

                  VISIT OUR 183-YEAR-OLD LANDMARK BUILDING.

                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  The Main Street Free Press Museum

   For Press Freedom at the Grass Roots

     AND INTRODUCING THE TOM PALMER COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS OF AMERICA AND THE WORLD.