Open Doors: Hanby House Tour
Sep. 15 2022
Hanby House 160 W. Main St. Westerville, Ohio 43081 Open in Google Map
September 15, 2022 / 1 - 3 p.m.
Additional Considerations:
• Authentic 19th Century Garden with plants and information on their uses.
ALL - Free

Hanby House, an Ohio History Connection site, will be open for tours on Thursday, September 15 from 1-3pm. View a short film about the life of William Hanby and his son Benjamin Hanby. William Hanby was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, founder of Otterbein University and editor of a religious newspaper. His son Benjamin, was the revered composer of “Darling Nellie Gray”, a popular anti-slavery ballad and the ever popular “Up on the Housetop.” Tour the Hanby family home which contains family items and is a good example of an average family abode in the 19th century. Learn about life in that era.

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