Adena Mansion & Gardens
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APR-OCT: Wed-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5
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Admission
Adults: $10, Seniors: $9, Children 6 and up: $5
OHS, AMGS, and children 5 and under: Free.

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Calendar of Events

August 2: A Servant’s View of Adena, Part III
Some of the most commonly asked questions by visitors to Adena Mansion and Gardens concern the servants who worked on the estate – Who were they? Where did they live? What were their lives like?

All of these questions and more will be answered on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm during a special educational presentation entitled “A Servant’s View of Adena, Part III”. Presented by local historian, Beverly Gray, this lecture and power point presentation will focus on the many servants and workers who were vital to the functioning of the large Adena estate.

This event will take place at the Adena Mansion and Gardens Visitor’s Center. There is no charge to attend the lecture and visitors are encouraged to combine the program with a paid mansion tour at 12:30 pm or 3:30 pm. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors, $5.00 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5.

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. For more information, call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

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August 9: Hikes for Tykes

Does your child enjoy being outdoors and exploring nature? Adena Mansion and Gardens is proud to host Amy Fitton, Tar Hollow State Park naturalist, as she gets the kids outside for some exercise and fresh air while they learn a thing or two about the ecosystem around the grounds of Adena. at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 9, 2015.

This event is offered at no cost and is open to children of all ages. It is recommended all hikers dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Registration is required and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

For more information or to register for Hikes for Tykes call (740) 772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Gardens 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.

Admission to Adena Mansion and Gardens is: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

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August 16: Living History Sundays
Period re-enactors will bring Adena Mansion and Gardens alive this summer on August 16th from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm. Step back in time as the historic estate of Governor Thomas Worthington comes to life when costumed interpreters present living history demonstrations throughout the site. Demonstrations will take place at the tenant house, barn, gardens as well as Governor Worthington’s mansion. This event included with admission.

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September 6: Adena Farm to Table Dinner
Escape, Unwind, Indulge… Adena Mansion and Gardens is proud to host an intimate evening as we celebrate the culinary gifts from the earth with a Farm to Table Dinner. Join us as we re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food.

September 11-13: Murder Mystery Dinner

Reservations Now Being Accepted for Murder Mystery Dinner at Adena Mansion and Gardens!

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Adena Mansion and Gardens will once again become the place to be to hone your skills as a rookie crime solver in an entertaining atmosphere filled with great food and a murder mystery. This year's murder mystery will be “The Stranger Who Would Not Leave.” It is an all new original production co-written by Delmar Burkitt and Mark Hardman, both familiar faces in and around Adena Mansion and Gardens. The writers will also co-direct the dramatic event and several experienced actors will be returning and will be doing their best to convince you that they didn’t do it!

Grounds open at 5:30 pm and the mystery will begin at 6:00 pm. After you gather your clues, a buffet dinner catered by Chef Shawn Immell will follow at approximately 7:00 pm. Reservations are available at $50 per person for AMGS members and $55 for non-members. Admission includes both the mystery and the buffet dinner. Prizes will be awarded each evening at the conclusion of the program.

Reservations are now being accepted for performances on Friday, September 11th, Saturday, September 12th, and Sunday, September 13th. Reservations can be made in person at 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe, or by telephone at (740) 772-1500. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Payment secures your reservation and may be made by cash, check or credit card.

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 Historical Society. 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.

For more information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

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October 4: Pioneer School Harvest Homecoming

This “Harvest Homecoming” is a fundraiser for the Pioneer School and features a Bean Dinner with your choice of navy or pinto beans, corn muffin, drink, and dessert. There will be artisans throughout the grounds demonstrating period crafts like shearing sheep, shoeing horses, and woodworking.

November 14: Scrapbooking Crop
Do you find yourself being constantly interrupted when trying to scrapbook at home? Join us for 12 peaceful hours at one of the most scenic places in Ross County and scrap those wonderful memories of families, friends, vacations, and more.

December 5-6: Holidays at Adena
Adena Mansion & Gardens will re-open for a special event the first weekend in December to celebrate the winter holidays. The mansion is decorated for Christmas in 19th-Century style, and features a special holiday-themed tour.

December 6: Holiday Wreath Workshop
Come decorate a wreath for the holidays! We provide the evergreen wreath as well as natural materials gathered from the grounds of Adena Mansion & Gardens.

December 12: Breakfast with Santa
Come have your picture taken with Santa! He’ll be making an appearance at breakfast and will be available for pictures, and he may even have a small gift to give each child. This event also includes a continental breakfast, ornament making, cookie decorating, and story time.


Upcoming Events
  August 2, 2015
A Servant's View
 
  August 9, 2015
Hike for Tykes
 
  August 16, 2015
Living History Sundays
 

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