Brownhelm Township Rich In History


Brownhelm Township is located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Toledo. Much of the township resides in Vermilion, Ohio. Rich in history, the stunning beauty of this country hamlet features picturesque farms, historic homesteads, gently rolling hills and scenic nature. Orchards, farms, berry farms, vineyards and roadside stands dot the countryside.

Brownhelm is home to:

  • Historic Brownhelm School & Museum
  • Brownhelm Heritage Museum
  • World Animal Foundation
  • Benjamin Bacon Museum
  • Vermilion River Reservation
  • Mill Hollow
  • Bacon Woods
  • Brownhelm Schoolhouse Park
  • Brownhelm Lakefront Park
  • Historic Brownhelm Cemetery
  • Historic Brown’s Lake Road Cemetery
  • Rugby Cemetery
  • An Ohio historical marker honoring John Mercer Langston
  • and the Vermilion on the Lake Historic Community Center.