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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
740-775-1780

August 2014

Ice Cream Social

August 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$2.00 – $12

The "Friends of Lucy Hayes" are celebrating Lucy's 183rd birthday with a cake & ice cream social. Entertainment will be on the lawn, Cake, ice cream, and drink will be served inside. Tickets will be sold inside the front door and seating will be available outside. House tours will be held from 5pm - 6pm.

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December 2014

Hopewell Earthworks Presentations

December 13, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

The National Park Service and the Friends of the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center invite you to a free presentation about Ross County’s ancient earthworks and their recent nomination for listing as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Hopewell presentations & MAPS on display. Long before it was the first capital of Ohio, the Chillicothe area was even more important as the spiritual center of eastern North America for a mysterious ancient culture. Two thousand years ago, Americans Indians of the Hopewell culture…

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LHHC 162nd Wedding Anniversary

December 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$25.00

The Lucy Hayes Heritage Center would like to invite you to celebrate Rutherford & Lucy Hayes' 162nd Wedding Anniversary. Bob Hess is providing the piano playing and singing of Christmas songs. Debbie Cook will be catering. Hors D'Oeuvres will be served at 6:15pm and dinner will be at 7:00pm. Reservations are required and seating is limited. Reservations must be made by December 25th. To make reservation or for questions, please contact Shirley at (740) 775-1780. Click here for more information.

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March 2015

Statehood Day at Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

March 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

Birthplace of Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of the 19th U.S. President. *Special exhibits of Hayes memorabilia. *Special displays of early Ohio maps & statehood documents. *Living history program on early archaeologist Edwin H. Davis by Bruce Lombardo of the Heartland Earthworks Conservancy, 1pm. Exhibits of 19th century home furnishings & decorative arts.

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May 2016

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Spring Tea

May 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

They Lucy Hayes Heritage Center will be having their "Spring Tea" on Saturday May 7th at noon. There will be a choice of grilled, crispy, or original Colonel Sanders Chicken Dinners! Hot coffee, hot tea and cool water will be to drink! Please remember that they can only seat 32 people so send in your reservations as soon as possible! The charge is $20.00 per person. Please contact Shirley Thacker, President of the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center to reserve your…

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The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center Ribbon Cutting

May 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center will be having a grand reopening in honor of recent renovation. The Ross County Commissioners with the help of funds through the Ohio Capital Budget grant that was awarded in the amount of $100,000 and administered by the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) in 2014. We would like to invite you to join us on May 27th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center Board of Directors and the Ross County…

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The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center Grand Reopening

May 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center will be having a grand reopening in honor of recent renovation. The Ross County Commissioners with the help of funds through the Ohio Capital Budget grant that was awarded in the amount of $100,000 and administered by the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) in 2014. The celebration will continue on May 28th, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center will be open to the public for the grand…

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August 2016

Celebrating Lucy Hayes Birthday

August 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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You are invited to the Lucy Webb Hayes Birthday Celebration with a Cake and Ice Cream Social! Doors will open with museum tours from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. Entertainment will begin at 2:00 pm with Mr. Robert Hess playing the piano. Choice of Cake and Ice Cream with drinks shall be served. Tables and chairs will be set-up for your indoor comfort. Tickets are just $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12. Tickets will be available at the…

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September 2016

Annual Meeting of Friends of Lucy

September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy is a local organization dedicated to promoting knowledge about Lucy Webb-Hayes, the wife of the 19th President of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes and the Chillicothe house in which she was born in 1831. The organization currently maintains and operates the building and offers tours of the house to the general public. The members meet once a year at the annual meeting to elect the Board of Directors, officers for the coming year and to…

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December 2016

Lucy Webb Hayes Anniversary Dinner

December 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$25.00

On December 30th, 2016 at 6:00 pm the Friends of Lucy, an organization dedicated to maintaining and promoting the Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center, will sponsor an Anniversary Dinner at the Lucy House to commemorate the marriage of Lucy Ware Webb and Rutherford B. Hayes (later to become the 19th President of the United States) on December 30th, 1852. The event will be catered and entertainment will be provided by Mr. Robert Hess. The cost is $25.00 per person. Space…

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January 2017

Statehood Day – Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

January 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Open for tours! Presentation will be given by David Tillis as "Nathaniel Massie"

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February 2017

Lucy House Celebration

February 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A commemoration of the Birthplace of the 1st "First Lady" Lucy Webb Hayes. This open house features the "new Lucy", Bob Hess on the piano, archives displays: "Saving the Lucy House" at 11am and "50 Years Here." Appreciation awards and refreshments at noon, Sager's  Dulcimers at 1pm.

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March 2017

Statehood Day at Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

Join the Lucy House for a tour of Lucy Webb Hayes' birthplace. Nathaniel Massie will be visiting at 1pm. Refreshments of lemonade and cookies will be served.

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May 2017

Spring Tea

May 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

The Lucy Hayes Heritage Center will be holding their annual Spring Tea. It will be an afternoon tea party which is called low, rather than high tea, so dress will be casual rather than formal. Men do not need to wear ties, and hats for ladies are preferred but not required. Sunroom at the Brick will be catering the Spring Tea. Music will be provided by The Silver Dulcimers. Reservations must be made by May 3rd by calling (740) 775-5829. You may…

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June 2017

Lucy Webb Hayes Annual Meeting

June 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Lucy Webb Hayes Annual Meeting .  "Friends of Lucy"- Everyone Welcome. The President will give a report along with the financial report and Franklin Conaway will discuss the history of the Lucy House and Kevin Coleman will give a slide presentation.Light refreshments will be served.

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July 2017

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

July 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Open from 1pm-4pm.  At 2:00pm, David Tillis will be speaking on the Life and Career of Col. Webb Cook Hayes.

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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center – Camp Sherman Display

July 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Lucy Hayes Heritage Center will be opened from 10am-4:00pm.  A special display featuring a large collection of Camp Sherman items provided by Paul Thacker will be available to view.

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August 2017

Annual Ice Cream Social in Honor of Lucy Webb Hayes

August 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
$3.00 – $4.00

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Ice Cream Social In Honor of the Birthday of Lucy Webb Hayes.  Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center, 90 West Sixth Street, Chillicothe, Ohio. An assortment of cakes (including gluten free and low sugar), Ice Cream, Beverages (Lemonade, Iced Tea, Coffee) Cost:        Adults $4.00     Children (under 12) $3.00 There will also be a variety of entertainment throughout the afternoon. Check our facebook page for more details.

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December 2017

Anniversary Dinner for President Rutherford B. & Lucy Webb Hayes

December 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$25.00

Please join us to celebrate the anniversary of President Rutherford B. & Lucy Webb Hayes on Saturday, December 30, 2017 beginning at 6:00pm at the Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center, 90 E. 6th Street, Chillicothe.  RSVP to David Tillis at 740-775-5829 by December 23, 2017. $25.00 per person.

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March 2018

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Statehood Day Event

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

Featured will be special exhibits of Hayes family memorabilia, early Ohio maps and statehood documents, and 19th century home furnishings and decorative arts representing the era when Lucy Webb lived in the house.  New this year will be a special presentation by local preservationist Kevin Coleman on the restoration of the house that will begin at 11 AM, and a program on Ross County’s prehistoric earth works by the staff of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park at 2 PM.

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April 2018

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Spring Luncheon

April 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

The Lucy Hayes Heritage Center invites you to the Annual Spring Luncheon on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:00PM. The cost of the event is $20.00 per person

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May 2018

The Lucy Hayes Annual Spring Luncheon

May 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

This year's event will have a casual "picnic on the beach" theme catered by the Sunroom at the Brick. The menu will include sandwiches, a variety of salads, plus beverages and dessert. There will also be special entertainment by Martin Denes. RSVP by downloading the form and submit payment by April 25th. Registration Form

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June 2018

The First Ladies Roundtable

June 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The First Ladies Roundtable • A New Program at the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center The Board of the Friends of Lucy are excited about a new free program we are introducing in June. It will be similar to a book club, but instead of everyone reading the same book, we will be discussing our country’s First Ladies. We will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Coffee and tea will be available so it…

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Annual Friends of Lucy Meeting

June 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The 2018 annual meeting of the "Friends of Lucy Hayes" will be 2pm Saturday, June 30th at the "Lucy House." The Friends are the nonprofit group who manage the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center at 90 West Sixth Street, the birthplace of Chillicothe's First Lady of Ohio and of the United States. Board President David Tillis will give his annual report, and a slate of officers will be voted upon. “Friends of Lucy” - Everyone Welcome. The President will give a…

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August 2018

The First Ladies Roundtable

August 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The First Ladies Roundtable • A New Program at the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center The Board of the Friends of Lucy are excited about a new free program we are introducing in June. It will be similar to a book club, but instead of everyone reading the same book, we will be discussing our country’s First Ladies. We will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Coffee and tea will be available so it…

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Ice Cream Social presented by the Friends of Lucy

August 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$2.00 – $4.00

There will be games and balloons for children outside, and musical entertainment inside, for "Lemonade Lucy." Support the Friends of Lucy Hayes with a donation of $4 for adults and $2 for children for the event.  Carry-out will be available. The house will also be open for tours during regular Saturday hours from 1 to 4pm.

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September 2018

First Ladies’ Roundtable

September 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States

The niece of the only bachelor president is the subject of the fourth and final 2018 "First Ladies' Roundtable". David Tillis will speak on how Harriet Lane served as hostess for the 1857-1861 term of James Buchanan. Lane had an exciting life and was so popular both during and after her official tenure that is easily comparable to Dolley Madison of an earlier generation. The First Ladies' Roundtable is a recent feature at the Lucy House. Various speakers will encourage…

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First Ladies Roundtable at the Lucy House

September 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The niece of the only bachelor president is the subject of the fourth and final 2018 "First Ladies' Roundtable" at the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center this Friday. At 2pm September 21st, David Tillis will speak on how Harriet Lane served as hostess for the 1857-1861 term of James Buchanan. Lane had an exciting life and was so popular both during and after her official tenure that she is easily comparable to Dolley Madison of an earlier generation. The Lucy Hayes…

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November 2018

50th Anniversary of Saving the Lucy Hayes House

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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On the 50th anniversary of saving the birthplace of Chillicothe's First Lady, the Friends of the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center will hold a retrospective for a major contributor and supporter of the Lucy House, Joy Gough. The "Spirit of Lucy" will appear at 90 West Sixth Street in Chillicothe from 2 to 4pm this Saturday, November 17th, 2018.  Joy is one of three surviving founders of the original effort to preserve and restore the house in 1968. See films, displays,…

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December 2018

Lucy Webb & Rutherford B. Hayes Anniversary Celebration

December 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$15.00

Please join the Lucy Webb Hayes Heritage Center on December 29th from 12:00pm-2:00pm as they celebrate their Anniversary with a formal Victorian reception. It will include wedding cake, punch, tea sandwiches & savories appropriate to the time period. Cost is $15 per person

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February 2019

Lucy’s Valentines for Veterans

February 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Have fun at the "Lucy House" creating Valentines for veterans this Saturday. From 1 to 3pm February 9th, craft supplies will be available for kids of all ages (including adults) to make cards that will be distributed at the Chillicothe Veterans Administration Medical Center on February 14th. Vintage and antique Valentine cards will be on display, possibly including selections from the collection of longtime Bainbridge resident June Gregg. Bonnie Grove will also display the craft of Scherenschnitte, the German art…

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March 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Statehood Day Event

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

Birthplace of First Lady, Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of the 19th U.S. President, Rutherford B. Hayes. There will be a first-person portrayal of hostess Lucy by Rebecca Nobile. Along with a program on Territorial Governor Arthur St. Clair by David Tillis (3pm-4pm), special displays of early Ohio maps & statehood documents by Paul Thacker, special exhibits of Hayes family memorabilia, and a Scavenger Hunt for Ohio symbols for children.

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May 2019

Lucy Hayes Annual Spring Gathering

May 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

Join the Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes for their annual Spring Gathering. Lunch will be prepared by Sunroom at the Brick. Entertainment will be provided. Reservations are required.

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Blooms for Bucks

May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

May 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

May 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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June 2019

Blooms for Bucks

June 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

June 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

June 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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Blooms for Bucks

June 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will be selling flowers on Fridays and Saturdays starting on May 18th and continuing through the middle of June.

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First Lady Roundtable

June 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Friends of Lucy Webb Hayes will resume their First Lady Roundtable discussions will resume on June 21st. We will be discussing the life of Jane Means Appleton Pierce. Come join us as we learn about the First Lady who was often referred to as the "Shadow of the White House." Refreshments will be served. The roundtables are a time for learning and also a time for socializing with others who enjoy history.

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Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

June 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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After the brief annual business meeting at noon, at 1pm Ohio publisher Jerry McDonald will speak on "Homes of the First Ladies" and other guide books he has published. We'll also highlight our growing First Ladies book collection, and book donations by longtime Lucy friend Joy Gough.

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July 2019

First Ladies Roundtable

July 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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The Lucy Webb Heritage center will have a First Ladies round table Friday, July 19th at 2 p.m. .. Rebecca Nobile will be speaking on Varina Howell Davis the first and only Confederate First Lady of the southern states.. Please come and join us, We will have refreshments after.. Look forward to seeing you there..

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August 2019

Lucy Webb Hayes Birthday Ice Cream Social Celebration

August 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Join the birthday celebration of Chillicothe's first lady, Lucy Webb Hayes on August 31st from 2:00-4:00pm. Ice cream, cakes (including an authentic recipe), kids' period games, and more. Food for a minimal donation, admission free.. Tours will take place from `1:00pm-2:00pm

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February 2020

Make Valentines for Veterans at the Lucy House

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

Last year the Lucy Webb Hayes Center participated in "Valentines for Veterans," where children and volunteers made cards that were distributed in the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. The week of February 14 each year is an opportunity thank more than nine million Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services who are cared for in Veterans Affairs facilities. During the "National Salute to Veteran Patients," the VA has several activities, including special ward visits and valentine distributions. The Friends of the Lucy…

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Lucy Wedding Banquet Tradition Continues…on Valentine’s Day

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$25.00

Join us for an evening dinner at the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center to commemorate the December 30th, 1852 marriage of Lucy Ware Webb and Rutherford Birchard Hayes. For this year, the annual tradition of the Hayes' Wedding Banquet at the Lucy House will be on the lovers' holiday - Valentine's Day - Friday, February 14th, 2020. "Elegant Eats" will cater the event, with a menu to be released soon (as well as our newsletter) - but including Italian stuffed chicken…

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March 2020

STATEHOOD ERA ARCHITECTURE

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$7 – $15

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, and stone construction...of houses, barns, and commercial buildings...some with keystone lintels, sunburst ornament, half-elliptical transoms, and other elements of the era's Federal Style. See photos…

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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Statehood Day

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Free

The birthplace of First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of 19th U.S. President Tours of the House Program featuring Ohio's First Governor Dr. Edward Tiffin by David Tillis (3-4pm) Special displays of early Ohio maps & statehood documents by Paul Thacker Special exhibits of Hayes family memorabilia Refreshments

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June 2020

Lucy House Annual meeting & Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Home presentation

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center, 90 W. Sixth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Learn about a highly-praised orphanage founded for the children of Ohio veterans who died in service, at the Lucy House June 27th. The Friends of the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center will hold their annual meeting at noon Saturday, June 27th, at the birthplace of Chillicothe's First Lady at 90 West Sixth Street. After the business meeting, Bill Chavanne will speak on the institution that raised him. Lucy Hayes and Ohio Governor and U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes were involved in…

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