John Swearingen, Jr.

  • What I do, where I work

  • Director of Fulton County Historical Society, Wauseon, OH. www.fultoncountyhs.org

  • Current position

  • Director at Fulton County Historical Society

Earlier positions

  • Director of Collections & Exhibits at The Lincoln Museum

  • Principal at Homestead Design

  • Design Department Manager at The Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village


  • More about me

  • Director of a small rural museum near my home in Napoleon, OH. From 2004 – 2007, I managed the collections and exhibit department of The Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, IN. From 1993 – 2004, I was a private consultant and exhibit designer for clients including, Detroit Art Museum, Wayne County Michigan Parks Dept., Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis, IN., Mounds State Park in Anderson, IN., Grand Rapids Public Museum in Grand Rapids, MI., and Sauder Village in Archbold, OH. From 1988 – 1993, I was the manager of The Design Department at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI.
    I enjoy producing, designing, and installing travelling and permenant exhibits, collections management, and museum administration.