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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Painesville United Methodist Church: Concert with Organist Jerry Marshall

Join us for a free music concert featuring organist Jerry Marshall, on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00. Enjoy visiting our historic church, built in 1873 in a Gothic Revival style and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. Our beautiful church houses our spectacular organ built by the Schantz Organ Company […]

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: The Hickories Museum Open House

Come tour The Hickories, a museum of the Lorain County Historical Society. The Hickories was built in Elyria 1894 – 1896 for the family of Arthur Garford, when the population of the city was approximately 6,000 and Washington Avenue was an unpaved roadway. Garford, a bank teller in downtown Elyria, and rode his bike to […]

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: ART FOR OUR TIME: Colour Works exhibition

Tour the exhibition Colour Works with the support of an arts professional. Colour Works highlights acts of reconciliation across Canada around the legacy of residential and day schools, which Indigenous children were forced to attend between the 1870s and 1990s. Orange T-Shirts, inspired by the experience of Survivor Phyllis Webstad, whose own orange shirt was […]

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Mead-Needham Museum

This museum gives history of Pataskala, but also gives history of the prominent family of Pataskala that built and lived in the home that the museum resides.

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Wolcott Keeper’s House Tour

Learn about the history and restoration of the 1820s private residence of the Marblehead Lighthouse’s first two keepers, Benajah and Rachel Wolcott.

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Behind the Scenes: Refurbishing and Interpreting a Continuous Caster Model

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor will hold an open house on Saturday, September 17 from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors have the opportunity to “look behind the scenes” to the work our volunteers and staff have done to clean, restore and interpret this model. We will have light refreshments, a temporary exhibit […]

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Historical Society of Old Brooklyn Goes Digital

The Historical Society of Old Brooklyn learned during the pandemic that we had to learn new ways of sharing our collection with the public. The answer was by scanning our collection into the computer and sharing on the internet.

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: 1883 Fort Recovery Morvilius Opera House Uncovers Original Murals

Take this opportunity to visit an authentic Midwest opera house of the 1800s. Find out what really went on in these so-called “Opera Houses”. Learn the history of this particular opera house which was a performance venue for Fay Morvilius who also performed for royalty in Europe. See this unique “about to be restored” beauty […]

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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Outville Depot & Historic Harrison Township Building

This is an opportunity to see the restored train depot and township building giving the history of Harrison township and the surrounding area.

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August 4, 2022

Open Doors: Coping Mechanisms exhibition

Tour the Coping Mechanisms exhibition with the support of an arts professional. Coping Mechanisms takes place as America begins to reckon with its systemic racism, something that became especially blatant in 2020 – not only with the murder of George Floyd, but in the devastating and disproportionate toll of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the […]