History set to come alive by flashlight at “Night at Heritage Hall”

On March 25 and 26, 2016 from 7 PM to 9:00 PM, the Marion County Historical Society will present the 9th  annual  “A Night at Heritage Hall” an evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into a museum.

As visitors tour by flashlight, (provided) around every corner and in the most unusual places, they will meet historic personalities from many different eras and walks of life. This year’s museum exhibit is the Civil War and many of the characters will be from that era.

Visitors can expect to meet President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson; former Ohio Governor Jerimiah Morrow; 1872 presidential candidate Victoria Woodhull; U.S. Grant and Julia Dent Grant, the infamous Nan Britton; Sarah Hahn, wife of a country doctor; Willing Turtle of the Leni Lenape and many other local historic personalities.

Advance tickets are available at $7 per person nonmembers and $3.50 for MCHS members. Send check or money order to Night at Heritage Hall, 169 East Church Street, Marion OH 43302  (be sure to specify which night). Deadline for pre-registration is March 24. Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.marionhistory.com or by paying at the museum by cash, check or money order. At the door tickets are available at $8 per person nonmembers and $4 MCHS members.

For more information call the Marion County Historical Society at 740-387-4255.  Located at169 East Church Street, Marion OH 43302, Heritage Hall is the headquarters of the Marion County Historical Society.

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