2022 Calendar of Events

Special Exhibits and Programs can be found in this space each month. Check back often to keep current on activities.

HISTORICAL SITES

Century Village at Fryer Park
4185 Orders Road

Grant-Sawyer House
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

 September

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

Group Tours

Grant-Sawyer HouseTours 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 grovecityhistory@gmail.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 grovecityhistory@gmail.com.

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 grovecityhistory@gmail.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