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Athens Asylum Walking Tour August 21st 2-4pm
August 21, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
George Eberts, an expert on mental health and former employee of the Athens Asylum will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum grounds on Sunday, August 21st from 2-4pm. This tour meets at the entrance to the Kennedy building. Please reserve your tickets by calling 740-592-2280.
Ticket prices: $10 for members, $15 general admission.
George will captivate you with his depth of knowledge as well as tell you the real stories of what life was like for the residents, as well as the employed, at the Asylum.
Hear about the resident Alligator, look at the names left carved into the woodwork and hear the sad tale of the “lost lady.” Your tour guide will fascinate you with how the “Lunatic” Asylum began as well as educate you on the history of mental health and psychiatry that made the Athens Asylum one of the largest in Ohio.
For more information, please contact Eli Jablonski at 740-592-2280.