2022 Calendar of Events
Special Exhibits and Programs can be found in this space each month. Check back often to keep current on activities.
Century Village at Fryer Park
4185 Orders Road
4126 Haughn Road
Grove City Welcome Center and Museum
Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tuesdays until 8 p.m.
3378 Park Street in the Grove City Town Center
GROUP TOURS – SCROLL TO BOTTOM
As part of Ohio History Connection’s “Ohio Open Doors Week”, SWFCHS will be holding daily events September 9-18. This will also celebrate the 170th anniversary of Grove City!
Friday, Sept 9, 6-7p – Grant-Sawyer Home, 4124 Haughn Road
Kickoff with the Jackson Intermediate Choir, a William Foster Breck presentation and the unveiling of the Mill Street Plaque.
Saturday, Sept 10, Noon-4p – Grove City Welcome Center and Museum, 3378 Park St.
40th Anniversary of SWFCHS and Open House
Sunday, Sept 11, Noon-4p – Fryer Park, 4185 Orders Road
Military Encampment at Century Village
Monday, Sept 12, 6:30-8p – Grove City Library, 3959 Broadway
History of Grove City with State Representative Laura Lanese
Tuesday, Sept 13, 6-7p – Gantz Park, 2255 Home Road
30th Anniversary of the Gardens at Gantz and Open House, tree planting in honor of Barbara Williams
Wednesday, Sept 14, 6:30-8:30p – Grove City Library
Historical lecture, “Trouble on the Scioto’s Water”, Janet Shailer, author
Thursday, Sept 15, 11a – Grove City Welcome Center and Museum
Heritage Bikes Historic Bike Tour
Friday, Sept 16, 4-7p, Grove City Welcome Center and Museum
Museum extended house during Arts in the Alley
Friday, Sept 16, 6p, Sesquicentennial Park, 3205 Park St.
Grove City High School Monument Dedication
Saturday, Sept 17, Noon-4p, Grant-Sawyer Home
Picnic with the Grants and Open House
Sunday, Sept 18
170th Celebration Video Recap
Grant-Sawyer House —Tours of the Grant-Sawyer House will be resuming in the near future–updates will be posted here and on our Facebook page. They can be scheduled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays by reservation only. The maximum size for any group is 10 people. Smaller groups can also be scheduled. The cost is $5 per person, children 12 and under admitted free. Call the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum, 614-277-3061 to make a reservation.
Century Village Tours — Call Bev Babbert at 614-774-2530 for group tour information or go to TOUR REQUESTS. There, you can fill out the form online and submit it, or print out the PDF and submit it via email as an attachment to email@example.com.
Historic Downtown Walking Tours — Call Bev Babbert at 614-774-2530 for group tour information or go to TOUR REQUESTS. There, you can fill out the form online and submit it, or print out the PDF and submit via email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grove City Welcome Center and Museum — Call Bev Babbert at 614-774-2530 for group tour information or go to TOUR REQUESTS. There, you can fill out the form online and submit it, or print out the PDF and submit via email as an attachment to email@example.com.
JOIN US AS WE WORK TO PRESERVE HISTORY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
From our website, go to CONTACT, click on MEMBERSHIP then open the membership application. The Society is always looking for active members but if you are unable to be active at this time your membership can count as a donation to a charitable organization. Meetings are the first Tuesday monthly, 7 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, Grove City.
Annual Member, $15 Life Member, $150 Annual Business, $50
Quarterly Newsletter by Mail $9 extra; Nothing extra when sent by email.
Checks can be made out to SWFCHS (Southwest Franklin County Historical Society).
Our mailing address is:
SWFCHS, 3378-B Park St., Grove City, OH 43123