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Christmas Open House At Ross County Historical Society


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You are invited to our 2019 Christmas Open House!   Featuring our one-of-a-kind Christmas tree decorated with hundreds of hand-cut paper ornaments by local Scherenschnitte artist Bonnie Grove, and a charming Victorian Christmas parlor with late 19th and early 20th century holiday decorations and toys. You can also enjoy our permanent exhibits, “Toys from the… Read More

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The Story of Ohio’s Canals


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Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30pm. Featuring Tom O’Grady, surveyor, student and researcher of Ohio history, and Instructor of Observational Astronomy at Ohio University. Co-Sponsored by the Ohio Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau. Beginning in 1825, Ohio began constructing its canal system that eventually included nearly a thousand miles of channel and towpaths laced with stone locks… Read More

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Scherenschnitte Workshop


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Back by popular demand, we’re hosting a workshop on scherenschnitte with local artist Bonnie Grove. Learn the Pennsylvania-German art of hand-cut paper designs and spend a relaxing afternoon turning an ordinary sheet of paper into a work of art you can frame or use as a charming Christmas tree ornament. The workshop will take place… Read More