• About Evans HHS

    The Wilson Bruce Evans Home Historical Society (aka Evans HHS) honors the legacy of Wilson Bruce Evans (1824-1898), Sarah Jane Leary Evans (1829-1898) and their descendants.  The Society seeks to…

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  • What’s Happening at Evans HHS

    Wilson Bruce Evans Home Historical Society Awarded Network to Freedom Grant The Wilson Bruce Evans Home Historical Society is proud to announce that we have been awarded a Network to…

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  • Become A Member

    The Wilson Bruce Evans Home Historical Society offers several membership options, which are renewable yearly. Memberships obtained in 2021 are active until 12/31/2022, renewing annually thereafter on 01/01/2023. If you’d…

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  • Visit the Evans Home

    We working hard to be restore the Evans home in order to open it up to the public for visits by 2023. We look forward to maintaining progress on the…

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    Oberlin has been celebrating Juneteenth for more than 30 years. In 1992, local merchantAdenike Sharpley made celebration of Juneteenth part of the city’s Oberlin Heritage Days. In2004, Oberlin City Council…

  • Dorothy Viola Inborden Miller

    Dorothy Viola Inborden Miller

    Written By: Devin Grooms-Lee – Great Great Great Great Grandson of Wilson Bruce Evans and Great Great Grandnephew of Dorothy Viola Inborden Miller Early Life Dorothy Viola Inborden Miller was…

  • Sarah Jane Evans Inborden

    Sarah Jane Evans Inborden

    Written By: Devin Grooms-Lee – Great Great Great Great grandson of Wilson Bruce Evans & Great Great Great grandson of Sarah Jane Evans Inborden Early Life Sarah Jane Evans Inborden…