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Sauder Village

In 1934, local farm boy Erie J. Sauder (1904-1997) with plenty of vision, determination and God-given mechanical ability, founded the Sauder Woodworking Company, today a world leader in ready-to-assemble furniture.

Although he was always a forward thinker, Erie was well aware that the past had paved the way. He was particularly partial to the stories of his ancestors who had been among those who settled NW Ohio's Great Black Swamp in the mid 1830s. That's why, in the 1970s, he had dozens of structures built by hand a century earlier, moved from locations throughout Northwest Ohio to create the Sauder Village.

Today, the third generation of his family oversees the Village, which includes a 350-seat restaurant; a bakery; a campground; a 98-room country inn and an exhibit/performance center, Founder's Hall.

Every year, in addition to the usual events, the Village plays host to a number of exhibitions and festivals showcasing artists' crafts, music and other entertainment.

Sauder Village
22611 SR 2
Archbold, Ohio 43502
(800) 590-9755


Tuesday thru Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

12:00-4:00 PM

Closed Mondays except holidays

Prior to Memorial Day and after Labor Day, Sauder Village closes at 3:30 PM, Tuesday thru Friday.

Usually opens the last week of April and Closes for the season the last week of October.