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THE HOLMES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MILLERSBURG GLASS MUSEUM The Millersburg Glass Museum has found a new, permanent home on the campus of the Holmes County Cultural Center Campus. Located on the lower level of the main building, the museum is handicap-accessible in a facility that has been renovated, designed to highlight the glass and its history. Inside the interpretive room, guests can familiarize themselves with the history of the local glass plant, its workers and owner, John Fenton. Beyond, they’ll absorb the chronological arrangement of the magnificent glasswork created from within the bowels of the factory and its kilns. Find out why these sterling masterpieces remain works of art cherished by collectors worldwide. Ask about featured pieces and collections on loan to the museum from some of these private collectors. The Holmes County Genealogical Society has relocated to the lower level of the cultural center. Convenient and now centrally located, the society offers complete family history research with an archive library and research center. Cap off, or even jump start, your visit to our campus with a relaxing stop in our Castle Club, where custom catered lunch, dinner and tea can be made part of your tour package for groups of 20 or more. Located within the walls of the former historic Lessie Lee house, itself a masterful work of architecture built for a descendant of the Victorian House lineage, the Castle Club boasts a picturesque view of theVictorian House and, in a variety of rooms seats groups of varying sizes. Ask how we can Contact Information - 484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg; (330) make your tour package an experience. 674-0022 or (888) 201-0022, www.holmeshistory.com, info@ holmeshistory.com, www.victorianhouse.org. facebook www. facebook.com/victorianhousemuseum Administrator - Mark Boley Regular Hours - March-October, Tuesday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Holiday Hours - Nov. 21-Dec. 31; Sunday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. and Friday and Sat. , 1-8 p.m. IN BUSINESS SINCE 1996 Admission - $10/adult, $9/senior citizen (65 and older) or active military, $3/student (12-18), Free/under 12; Discounted combo Bonded & Insured EDGE tickets available for both museums for $12 per person. CERTIFIED Four Venues, One Location - Come home to a time when elegance and opulence defined a culture. Step back in time and • New Construction Distributors of experience Victorian living in a 28-room mansion, the Victorian • Commercial • Vital Oxide House Museum and see the largest exhibit of Millersburg glass • Residential • Miracle Mops on public display and finish your your tour with a memorable meal at the Castle Club for groups of 20 or more booked in • VCT Floor Care • Ultimate Cloths advance. Take a step back in time to Victorian elegance and charm as you step through the massive wooden front door into a foyer, boasting a grand white oak staircase, that still breathes the life of its former residents. Built in 1902 by a wealthy industrialist from Cleveland, no expense was spared in construction of the mansion, one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture in Ohio. From top to bottom, ballroom to basement, the Victorian House rooms feature many themed collections of the Holmes County Historical Society. The house has been featured on both HGTV and Victorian Home Magazine. It’s not just physical vestiges of past residents that remain in the home... so do their spirits. After several investigations by members of the Central Ohio Paranormal Research Group, there’s no question the house is haunted. Special paranormal group tours can be arrange by appointment.

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