Murder mystery dinner to be held at Adena Mansion and Gardens

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CHILLICOTHE – From Sept. 10-12, Adena Mansion and Gardens will once again become the place to hone your skills as a rookie crime solver in an entertaining atmosphere filled with great food and a mystery. This year’s mystery, “Attempted Murder,” is an all-new original production written and directed by Delmar Burkitt.

The grounds open at 5:15 p.m. and the mystery will begin at 6 p.m. After you gather your clues, dinner will follow at approximately 7 p.m. Tickets are available at $50 per person for AMGS members and $55 for non-members. Admission includes both the mystery and the dinner.

Prizes will be awarded each evening at the conclusion of the program.

Tickets will go on sale July 5 and can be purchased online at, or in person at 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Payment secures your reservation and may be made by cash, check or credit card.

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 Historical Society. 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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