This tour will work its way around Worthington’s four historic quadrants focusing on the history of our earliest homes, businesses, schools, churches and the first cemetery where some of Worthington’s founding ancestors now rest. (Guests will get off of the bus once at St John’s Cemetery.)
Each tour is $14 per person, and guests should register […]Find out more
Join the Society at our Annual Meeting and learn about the fascinating history of Colonial Hills. The neighborhood, beloved by so many residents past and present, has a fascinating history. The development of the area was tied closely to events unfolding on the world stage including both the Great Depression and World War II. The […]Find out more
You do not want to miss the best yard sale of the summer. We will have unbelievable items, all of which are donated by members of the Historical Society and individuals within the community. Among the wealth of treasures up for sale will be antiques and collectibles, glassware and household items. We will be accepting […]Find out more
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