SUMMER 2014 CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
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2014 Tour Season:
April 5 - November 16, 2014
Tues - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays & Holidays
Closed end of November for
December 6 - 19, 2014
Old Home Holiday Tour
Tour Times & Activity Schedule
Closed January - March
and end of November.
Please call regarding Museum business or rentals.
13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County
I-75 Road Construction Update
$5 adult / $1 child suggested donation.
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The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is managed jointly by the Wood County Commissioners James F. Carter, Joel Kuhlman, and Doris Herringshaw, Ed.D; the Wood County Historical Society; and the Wood County Park District.
Plans to widen I-75 between June 2014 - June 2015 may impact your route. Visit the ODOT website for Northwest Ohio's latest road conditions, or call the Museum to inquire about alternative routes.
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau
COUNTY LIVING HISTORY DAY [more]
Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 pm
@ Oak Grove
*Due to BGSU student move-in, we recommed entering the cemetery from Poe Road, turn south on Willard, right on Merry, then left to enter the cemetery [BGSU Map]
I LOVE THE 80s DEMO DAY
Saturday, August 30, 1-4 PM
BLUE STAR MUSEUMS PROGRAM
On-going through Labor Day weekend (Sunday, September 1 - Museum is closed on Mondays). The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is proud to be among over 800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families as part of the annual Blue Star Museums Program
New Military Exhibit
||PASSPORT TO BG
Visit one or all of the 14 participating attractions and businesses in Bowling Green to receive a special offer and a stamp. Collect stamps to be eligible for a great prize package. Sponsored by the Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau.
ASYLUM: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Photography exhibit by Christopher Payne
On exhibit now through November 16, 2014
* Please note that this exhibit is located on the 2nd floor and the Museum is not handicap accessible at this time.
CHASING THE WHITE RABBIT: An Historical Look at American Mental Illness
Inside the Lunatic Asylum
COUNTY FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL [more]
Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00-4:00 pm
• Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show Sept. 20-21.
||BOOMTOWN WALKING TOUR [more]
Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:30am-Noon
Historical Museum's Tim Gaddie will lead this historic walking tour through Bowling Green's Boomtown and Business Districts. Register with the Wood County Library. Tour leaves from the Carter House.
FRIGHTFULLY FUN FOLKLORE EVENTS [more]
Throughout October, enjoy a variety of events suitable for all ages. Presented by the Wood County Park District and the Wood County Historical Museum.
"BUYING LOCAL" - EARLY WOOD COUNTY INDUSTRY DISPLAY AT OHIO STATEHOUSE
A small exhibit of some of Wood County's historic flagship businesses is on display at the Ohio Statehouse, 2014 [more]
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