blog-image
February 16, 2024

19th Century Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day as they did in the 19th Century by transporting back to the 1800s. Witness a reading of a portion of the Declaration of Independence, a reading of patriotic poems, a presentation of the flag and a toast to George Washington. This event will be under the picnic pavilion behind the Visitor’s Center […]

blog-image
February 13, 2024

Fort Ancient Member Open House & Tour

Join us for a members-only open house and tour of Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve. Learn what makes this site so special and why it’s part of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks World Heritage Site. We’ll have refreshments, crafts and programming in the interpretive garden from 12:30–3 p.m. and a tour that will include the […]

blog-image
February 13, 2024

Warren G. Harding Symposium

The 2024 Warren G. Harding Symposium will be held on July 19-20, 2024. The theme will be Taft, Wilson and Harding: First Ladies of Consequence. This exciting event will feature outstanding scholars and historians focusing on a remarkable group of American First Ladies, each of whom faced difficult challenges and were able to leave an […]

blog-image
February 8, 2024

World Heritage: What Does It Mean for Ohio? 

You’re inscribed, great! Now what? Please mark your calendars for a free-wheeling discussion about what World Heritage inscription means for the communities where the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks sites are located. Joining our own Chief Historic Sites Officer, Jennifer Aultman, in conversation will be Brent Lane, from Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service. […]

blog-image
February 8, 2024

The Sky This Month—Eclipse Preview

Join Cedar Bog Nature Preserve and Patrick Craig as we prepare for the total solar eclipse. Patrick will walk us through what to look for and how to prepare for the event. This will be an inside/outside event so dress for the weather! General site admission ($5) applies for nonmembers.

blog-image
January 31, 2024

Paul Robeson Fundraiser Concert

Join us for a look into history as we present the great music and environment into which the great Paul Robeson (1898-1976) was born. Explore his world of political activism through song. An academic as well as an all-around sports figure, he also tantalized audiences with his resonant bass voice while using his platform to […]

blog-image
January 25, 2024

The Impact of World Heritage in Our Community with Melody Young

What impact will the World Heritage designation of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks have on our community? Join the executive director of the Chillicothe Visitor’s Bureau, Melody Young, as she discusses this. Admission to this event is free. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (740).772.1500.

blog-image
January 25, 2024

Children’s Nature Scavenger Hunt

Adena Mansion and Gardens will become the place for little explorers to use their skills to hunt different items in nature. Children will get to explore the Worthington estate while learning about nature. Admission for this event is free, and children ages 5 and up are welcome and must have a parent or chaperone accompany […]

blog-image
January 25, 2024

“Base Ball” Adena Worthingtons vs Ohio Village Muffins

Play ball! The Adena Worthingtons will challenge The Ohio Village Muffins in a doubleheader exhibition of vintage base ball played by 19th-century rules. The game begins at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (740).772.1500.

blog-image
January 25, 2024

Skip into Art with Steve Patrick

Join us and Steve Patrick as we continue to honor Skip Hathaway and her love of art with Skip into Art. This art class is for children ages five and up, and children must have a parent or chaperone with them. Admission to this event is free, and we will provide the art supplies. For […]