The Morrow County Historical Society is hosting its “official” grand opening and dedication ceremony of the Morrow County History Center located at 17 W. High Street in Mount Gilead.
After more than a year of hard work and dedication on the part of so many volunteers, the Morrow County Historical Society would like to announce that July 9 the museum will open its doors to the public.
Festivities will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. beginning with a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting followed by tours and refreshments.
“This is the county’s museum,” shared MCHS president Mike Wilson. “Morrow County has a rich history and we are proud to display artifacts from all of the county.”
The Morrow County Commissioners are proclaiming July 9 as Morrow County History Center Day and representatives from various villages and townships across Morrow County will be present to participate in this historic event.
Governor Jeremiah Morrow and other notable Morrow County residents from the past will come to life, sharing the county’s history to guests.
Those in attendence will receive a commemorative wooden nickel as a memento of the day.
The museum will observe normal operating hours on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. and Sundays 2-5 p.m. through the end of November.
The museum will be closed December, January, Feburary and March. Group tours available by appointment. The History Center will lso be open during special events and festivals.
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