The Big Give is almost here!

By |2017-10-09T19:01:30-05:00October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Donations to the Worthington Historical Society will be amplified by a $1.3 million bonus pool during The Columbus Foundation's Big Give from 10 am, October 10th - Noon on October 11th!  Visit the giving store here: https://columbusfoundation.org/the-giving-store/nonprofit-directory-listing/WorthingtonHistoricalSocietyInc/736

Orange Johnson House Window Project Underway

By |2018-01-10T13:14:19-05:00June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The scaffolding is starting to go up and dust barriers are installed for the window replacement project at The Orange Johnson House! The Society will replace the thirteen windows in the 1819 wing of the Orange Johnson House. Existing windows, which are not original to the house, are deteriorating. The roof work and tuck-pointing in [...]

Society Awarded Two Grants in April

By |2017-05-17T11:13:06-05:00May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board has awarded the WHS with a $600 matching grant to digitize archival records and put them on the Worthington Library’s website, “Worthington Memory”.  The Worthington Library and the Worthington Historical Society will partner to match the grant money, and Megan Stypinski, who has been working in our archives, will [...]

Trondlin Fortepiano Recording Available Now

By |2017-01-06T10:14:12-05:00January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The recording of music played on our newly restored Trondlin fortepiano is complete! This CD, featuring Schubert and Beethoven played by David Breitman, is available now. The instrument sounds absolutely beautiful. Many thanks to David for playing so masterfully, and to Oberlin Conservatory for making this recording possible! CDs are $15 each ($16.13 after tax), [...]