Holiday Closures at the Worthington Historical Society

By |2019-12-11T11:31:01-05:00December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Orange Johnson House will be open for our Christmas Open Houses on Sundays December 15th & 22nd.   The Museum will then be closed during Sunday hours until spring 2020.  Please inquire at the office, 614-885-1247 or info@worthingtonhistory.org to schedule a group tour during the closure.   The Doll Museum & Shop at the Old Rectory [...]

Announcing the Orange Johnson House Bicentennial Project

By |2018-05-18T14:20:07-05:00May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Worthington Historical Society requests your participation as we begin an ambitious restoration project at the Orange Johnson House, which will be 200 years old in 2019.  Phase one of the project will involve restoring the front entry, and subsequent phases will address the deteriorating brick retaining wall on the north and west sides of [...]

New Docent Training this April

By |2018-02-14T13:54:19-05:00February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

New Docent Training will be held this April! The Society is looking for individuals who would like to create engaging, informative experiences for Worthington third graders during Pioneer Days each May and visitors to The Orange Johnson House throughout the year. Candidates will attend two three hour training sessions the mornings of April 21st and 28th. If [...]

Holiday Open Houses Highlight the Completion of the Orange Johnson House Window Replacement Project

By |2018-01-10T13:21:20-05:00January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Visitors at the Orange Johnson House’s three Christmas Open Houses were able to enjoy the finished window project.  The thirteen new window sashes were completed over the summer, and the storm windows were installed just before Thanksgiving.  The installation of the new magnetic storm windows was the final step in the overall project.  Funding for [...]

Children’s Christmas still has a few available spots!

By |2017-12-08T13:34:42-05:00November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

UPDATE: At this time, all dates for this year's Children's Christmas are full!  Thank you! Calling 3rd, 4th & 5th graders! We have a few more openings on Saturday December 2nd or Saturday December 9th for our Children's Christmas program. This is a really special event that allows children to experience an evening in the [...]