John Haueisen will share about Worthington’s unique place in Civil War history. Worthington has connections to two individuals who played very important roles for the North and for the South – Colonel Thomas Worthington and General Roswell Ripley. Learn about Civil War guns, bullets, tactics, and the hard tack that the poor soldiers were forced […]Find out more
Visit the Orange Johnson House and take a family friendly tour of the museum. Following the tour, kids can choose to make a clothespin doll or a Jacob’s ladder to take home. One craft kit of choice will be provided per adult or child admission paid. Additional kits will be available for purchase for $3. […]Find out more
The Worthington Historical Society’s July bus tour will visit seven different Worthington area neighborhoods, and share each unique neighborhoods interesting history. These neighborhoods are diverse in architecture and history, and it is fascinating to see the variety of styles in such close proximity to the Historic District. Learn how various neighborhoods have interacted in the […]Find out more
This year the Worthington Historical Society is excited to present homes from Colonial Hills on our Tour of Homes & Gardens. The neighborhood, beloved by so many residents past and present, has a fascinating history.
Originally platted in 1927, the Depression slowed progress, and the development didn’t take off until the Federal Government financed the project […]Find out more
The Orange Johnson House will be closed on July 9th, 2017. Please join the Society on our Tour of Homes & Gardens in Colonial Hills on this Sunday from 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm. See “Tour of Home” for more details.Find out more
Docents will lead family oriented tours at the Orange Johnson House this Sunday. During the tour, rooms will have several objects to handle that will bring to life the early 19th century lifestyle for our young visitors.
Admission: Adults, $5; Kids 6-16, $3; Children 5 & under, free (Cash or Check only, please)
Members Admission free all […]Find out more
Learn about the history of Flint, its schools, and the role of both Flint and the village of Worthington during the Underground Railroad. The history of the founders of the AME church and the development of the Morris Addition will also be included. The tour includes a visit to Flintridge Terrace and Flint Cemetery which […]Find out more
Sunday, August 13th, 2 pm
$5 per person
Take a walk in the footsteps of our founders and hear their stories. Learn about Worthington’s unique, interesting and important contributions to Ohio’s history. Spend a couple of hours strolling through the historic district of Worthington and feel the names you see on our streets and buildings come alive!
We […]Find out more
Walnut Grove Cemetery Walk (*Please note itinerary change from Fox Lane to Walnut Grove Cemetery)
Sunday, September 3rd, 1 pm
Tour Walnut Grove on foot as Steffanie Haueisen shares many highlights of the cemetery, primarily in the older, western half of the site. Visit the resting places of many of the people who built Worthington’s foundation. […]Find out more