Mission: To preserve, promote and advance the history of Lakeside, the Marblehead Peninsula, and the Chautauqua Movement in America, and to become a well-known and respected public resource for that history.
Collection Acquisition and Preservation
Goal: Collect and preserve the history of Lakeside, the Marblehead Peninsula and the Chautauqua Movement in accordance with current cultural and technological expectations.
Accept and preserve appropriate historical and contemporary artifacts
Digitize records and materials to preserve and to share with public
Improve environmental and security controls, and establish offsite digital storage
Develop a disaster plan and formulate disaster recovery procedures
Enhance Heritage Hall Museum and the exhibits
Community Outreach and Education
Goal: Collaborate with individuals and organizations throughout Ohio and the Chautauqua communities, to become a resource for historical information and programming.
Create a marketing plan to promote mission and goals
Create a cooperative working relationship with other Lakeside community organizations
Expand collaboration with area history-focused organizations and other Chautauqua programs
Develop a collaborative local history program with area schools
Continue to develop educational programs for children and adults
Goal: Develop the financial resources and relationships needed for long-term sustainability.
Increase membership and strengthen relationships with existing members
Develop fund-raising campaigns to better leverage staff and volunteer resources
Explore grant/private foundation opportunities
Staff the organization to support the Mission
Develop a plan for the future of 324 W. Third Street
Identify and evaluate a range of collaboration options with Lakeside Chautauqua