19th century ‘baseball’ returns to Adena Mansion & Gardens


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CHILLICOTHE –Adena Mansion & Gardens will host a vintage “baseball” game on Sunday, July 12.

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join them on the grounds when the Adena Worthingtons challenge the Ohio Village Muffins, an 1860s baseball team that plays the game by 19th century rules, in an exhibition game of vintage baseball.

The match begins at 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Please social distance and wear a mask when you are around other visitors. Refreshments will NOT be available.

If you would like to take a tour of the mansion, admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $5 for children. If you would like to stroll the grounds or gardens, admission is $5 for adults; $4 for seniors; $3 for children. The last mansion tour is at 3:45 p.m.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of 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 info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

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