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Statehood Day at Adena Mansion & Gardens
March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$0.00
This program is being presented as part of Ohio Statehood Day. Admission for this special event is offered at no cost. The grounds and museum will be open between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The “Debate over Statehood” times are scheduled for 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Special themed mansion tours will also take place every one-half hour beginning at 10:30 am with the last tour departing at 3:00 pm.
Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe. To learn more about this annual celebration, please visit www.adenamansion.com, call 1-800-319-7248, or email email@example.com.
Yay or Nay! Ohio became a state in 1803, but not without conflict! Now it’s your turn to witness the fiery, historic debate over whether Ohio should become a state or remain within the Northwest Territory. Visitors will step back in time to a tavern in 1802 and join in a debate. Learn about Territorial Governor Arthur St. Clair’s and Representative Thomas Worthington’s differing plans for Ohio’s path to statehood. Tour Worthington’s historic mansion, and see where the “Father of Ohio’s Statehood” lived and worked. This program is presented as part of Ohio’s Statehood Day. Admission for this special event is offered at no cost. The museum and grounds will also be open. To learn more about this annual celebration, please visit www.adenamansion.com or call (800) 319-7248.