Adena Mansion & Gardens
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APR-OCT: Wed-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5
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Adults: $10, Seniors: $9, Children 6 and up: $5
OHS, AMGS, and children 5 and under: Free.

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Calendar of Events

September 9-11: Murder Mystery & Dinner

Adena Mansion and Gardens will once again become the place to be to hone your skills as a rookie crime solver in an entertaining atmosphere filled with great food and a murder mystery. This year’s all new original production will once again be written by Delmar Burkitt.

Grounds open at 5:30 pm and the mystery will begin at 6:00 pm. After you gather your clues, a buffet dinner will follow at approximately 7:00 pm. Reservations are available at $50 per person for AMGS members and $55 for non-members. Admission includes both the mystery and the buffet dinner. Prizes will be awarded each evening at the conclusion of the program.

Reservations are now being accepted for performances on Friday, September 9th, Saturday, September 10th, and Sunday, September 11th. Reservations can be made in person at 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe, or by telephone at (740) 772-1500. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Payment secures your reservation and may be made by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

For more information, please call 740-772-1500, email, or visit

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October 23: Halloween Storytime: Tall Tales, Myths & Legends

If scary stories and tall tales put you in the Halloween mood, make plans to attend this family friendly event at Adena Mansion & Gardens on Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 pm! Halloween Storytime will be hosted by local artist, Skip Hathaway. Join her in the Tenant House in front of a crackling fire while she weaves tales of mystery, suspense and terror that is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat!

Space is limited! This event is offered at NO COST and is open to children of all ages. Advance registration is required by October 22nd and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

To register for Halloween Storytime call (740) 772-1500 or email

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November 5 & 12: Scrapbooking Crops

Do you find yourself constantly interrupted when trying to scrapbook at home? Adena Mansion & Gardens has the solution for you! Join us for 12 peaceful hours and scrap those wonderful memories of families, friends, vacations, and more.

New this season, scrappers have two Saturday sessions to choose from: November 5th & 12th. Each session begins at 9:00 am and lasts until 9:00 pm. Lunch and dinner will be provided, along with snacks throughout the day. Scrappers will each have their own 6-foot table so they can spread out, electrical and Wi-Fi access, and everyone will receive a welcome gift and be eligible for door prizes from participating vendors.

The events will take place at the Adena Mansion and Gardens Visitor’s Center, 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe.

The cost for each session is $55 per person. Reservations and advance payment are required and can be made by calling (740) 772-1500 or (800) 319-7248. Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted.

For more information, please call (740) 772-1500, email

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November 26-27 & December 3-4, 10-11: Holidays at Adena

Adena Mansion & Gardens will re-open to celebrate the winter holidays and will be decorated in 19th century yuletide splendor. Enjoy a holiday-themed mansion tour and the many special events which will surely put you in the holiday spirit!

December 4: Wreath Workshop

Come decorate a wreath for the holidays! We provide the evergreen wreath as well as natural
materials gathered from the grounds of Adena Mansion & Gardens.

Upcoming Events
  September 9-11, 2016
Murder Mystery & Dinner
  October 23, 2016
Halloween Storytime
  November 5 & 12, 2016
Scrapbooking Crops

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