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A slide show of the earliest surviving buildings in Chillicothe and Ross County, an updated presentation by Kevin Coleman. A week before Chillicothe celebrates Ohio’s birthday, see buildings remaining from the first two generations of local settlement, and learn about their construction, styling, use, alteration…and some recent losses. Learn about early log, timber-frame, half-timbering, brick, […]

Ross county historical society 2019 christmas open house

Featuring the historical society’s beautiful, one-of-a-kind Christmas tree decorated with hundreds of Pennsylvania/German hand-cut paper ornaments by local artist Bonnie Grove; a charming Victorian Christmas parlor with late 19th & early 20th century holiday decorations and toys; and other exhibits including “Toys from the Attic,” and “Chillicothe’s Model Railroad.” New this year will be a […]

Rug Braiding

Have you ever wondered how beautiful braided rugs were made in the 19th century? Come out to Adena for Rug Braiding, with volunteer Skip Hathaway, and find out. Guests will see a demonstration in the Tenant House of how tenants made braided rugs back in the time of the Worthington’s. Rug Braiding at Adena will […]

International Archaeology Day at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Celebrate Ohio Archaeology Month and International Archaeology Day at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park! On Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 10am to 2pm, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park invites you and your family to a day of activities dedicated to learning about the science of archaeology and understanding the Hopewell culture. A new exhibit case […]

Bainbridge Legends of the Past Historic Ghost Walk

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 2019 – Bainbridge Legends of the Past Historic Ghost Walk $10 Adult/$5 youth (7pm-11pm) (Buffet requires separate ticket $30/pp – 5pm) Come and tour the town of Bainbridge by Lantern light and hear the stories of former souls that once roamed the Historic Paint Valley. Such notable historic characters will include: The […]

Dinner & A Ghost

Deer Park Events Management will host “Dinner & a Ghost” for this years’ “Bainbridge Legends of the Past Historic Ghost Walk,” Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019.” At 5PM – Your evening will begin with a fabulous dinner buffet served at the Bainbridge Historical Society in Bainbridge, Oho (Ross County). For Tickets Contact (937) 402-1687 or deerparkevents75@gmail.com.

“Laboring Downtown” Walking Tour of Chillicothe

The downtown was historically not just for white-collar jobs. The canal, railroads, utilities, mills, small factories, warehouses of all kinds, liveries, restaurants, printers, a brewery, and a shoe factory are some of the working-class employers in and near the business district – many of whose buildings still stand. For about an hour and a half, […]

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