Ohio Open Doors Event Series

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Presented By: RichHistory Alliance & Ohio History Connection




Discover the history in your backyard!





Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act with Ohio Open Doors, September 9-18. Brought to you by Ohio History Connection, get special, behind-the-scenes tours and talks at more than 100 historic places all over the state of Ohio. See all participants and get more details here.

RichHistory Alliance Members Schedule Below


Saturday, Sept. 10 - Oak Hill Cottage Preservation Walk and more!
Oak Hill Cottage opens its Carriage House from 2pm to 5pm on Saturdays, Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 and offers a one-mile preservation walk at 2:30pm each day. The 1905 National Automobile manufactured in Mansfield and featured member vehicles will be on display. Play croquet on the lawn in the shade of the cottonwood tree if the weather permits.

Saturday, Sept. 10 - Colonial Living History Fair at South Park Blockhouse
Richland Early American Center for History, will offer a Colonial Living History Fair at the Blockhouse in South Park featuring period skills, artifacts, and music on Sept. 10 from 10am to 4pm.


Sunday, Sept. 11 - FREE Mansion Tours at Kingwood Center Gardens
Kingwood Center Gardens will be offering free guided house tours of Kingwood Hall on Sunday, September 11th from 10am to 5pm, at the top of each hour. There will be a limit of 25 to 30 participants per tour and each tour will end with light refreshments to enjoy with Kingwood staff, family and friends. Free advance tickets are available at their website. Regular admission ($5 per car) will apply.

Sunday, Sept. 11 - FREE Tours of Bromfield's Big House at Malabar Farm
Malabar Farm State Park will provide free tours of Louis Bromfield’s Big House on Sundays, the 11th and 18th at Noon, 2pm, and 4pm, with a limit of 30 participants on each tour.

Sunday, Sept. 11 - FREE "Robots of Westinghouse" Lecture
On Sundays, Sept. 11th and 18th the Mansfield Memorial Museum will offer a free lecture, "Robots of Westinghouse" including photos, films, and artifacts from 1pm to 3pm.


Saturday, Sept. 17 - Oak Hill Cottage Preservation Walk and more!
Oak Hill Cottage opens its Carriage House from 2pm to 5pm on Saturdays, Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 and offers a one-mile preservation walk at 2:30pm each day. The 1905 National Automobile manufactured in Mansfield and featured member vehicles will be on display. Play croquet on the lawn in the shade of the cottonwood tree if the weather permits.

Saturday, Sept. 17 - Find Your Ancestors, it's FREE
The Ohio Genealogical Society Library opens its doors from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, Sept. 17 with free expert assistance in "Finding Your Ancestors" through books and online resources.


Sunday, Sept. 18 - FREE Tours of Bromfield's Big House at Malabar Farm
Malabar Farm State Park will provide free tours of Louis Bromfield’s Big House on Sundays, the 11th and 18th at Noon, 2pm, and 4pm, with a limit of 30 participants on each tour.

Sunday, Sept. 18 - FREE "Robots of Westinghouse" Lecture
On Sundays, Sept. 11th and 18th the Mansfield Memorial Museum will offer a free lecture, "Robots of Westinghouse" including photos, films, and artifacts from 1pm to 3pm.


For more information about the RichHistory Alliance and its members, please visit their website.

 

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