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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: Tour the Wagnalls Memorial with Mabel Wagnalls Jones

Join Mabel Wagnalls Jones as portrayed by Carol Gaal for a tour of the memorial Mable built in honor of her parents, Adam and Anna Willis Wagnalls, founder of the Funk & Wagnalls publishing company. The memorial constructed in Tudor Gothic style was dedicated in 1925 and includes a library, auditorium and social hall.

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: Sharon Memorial Hall Open House

Sharon Memorial Hall has been a residence, a museum and currently serves as office space for a number of businesses. On Sunday, September 18th, visitors will have the opportunity to explore this historical building in Worthington during Ohio Open Doors. Originally this home was the elegant residence for three generations of Wrights. It was built in […]

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: St. John AME Church Open House

Visit the historic St. John African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Sunday, September 18th from 1 – 3 at this special open house event. Originally called Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, this was the location of the first church to serve African Americans in Worthington. After holding prayer meetings in homes in the early 1890s, Peter […]

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: Price Hill Incline – Passage to the Westside of Cincinnati

View a new exhibit of The Price Hill Incline, Cincinnati and Price Hill Transportation, and Price Hill History through photographs and memorabilia. Entire museum (2 floors) will be open.

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July 29, 2022

Open Doors: Camp Washington- The Home of Makers

Explore the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati and its rich history as the home of makers. Walking tours of the historic buildings and pop up presentations will highlight the industries that built Camp’s reputation as a place for Maker’s while a farmer’s market will highlight some of the makers that call Camp home today.

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July 29, 2022

Open Doors: Wood County Ag-Venture Open House

Mark your calendar for the Wood County Ag-Venture Self-Driving Farm Tour September 17, 2022. Local agriculture industry are opening their farms and businesses in southeast Wood County to highlight Ohio’s #1 Industry – agriculture. Agriculture is a vital industry in Wood County. Fields of corn, soybeans, and wheat are seen as we drive through the […]

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July 29, 2022

Open Doors: Richland County Courthouse Cupola Recovery

View the 1908 Richland County Courthouse cupola at the Historical Society’s warehouse where it is being stabilized and studied for its future display. This artifact of the tinsmith’s trade was recently rediscovered by preservationist and courthouse aficionado Steve McQuillin. It was made for the 1908 courthouse “improvements” atop the new clock tower on the c. […]

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July 26, 2022

Open Doors: Explore an Amazing Opera House in a Small Ohio Village

Explore this fully restored 1878 Opera House on the upper floor of the Town Hall, located in the center of the South Charleston Historic District. Check out the dressing rooms beneath the stage. Look at the ornately decorated central dome in the center of the towering ceiling. Sit in the balcony and marvel at the […]

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July 26, 2022

Open Doors: MHS Open House – From Historical Library to Historical Society

Docent will give oral presentation on local history and the history of Madison’s original Carnegie Library as the new home for the Madison Historical Society.

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July 26, 2022

Open Doors: Adams County Heritage Day

The Adams County Heritage Center Museum will be open for tours. The tours will include the Log Cabin and Adams County’s first Post Office, which are normally not open to the public. The Genealogical Library will be open for tours and for research. Local genealogists will be available for questions and local research assistance. Presentations […]