Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: March 24 to 25, 2017

 

Exhibits Come to Life During “A Night at the Museum,” Heritage Hall, Marion County Historical Society, Marion, OH

 

The event, inspired by the movie “Night At the Museum” inserts each guest into the position of a night watchman at the Heritage Hall Museum where they discover that all the exhibits come to life after the sun sets. As visitors tour by flashlight (provided) around every corner and in the most unusual places they will meet historical personalities from many different eras and walks of life.

 

 

 

Marion, Ohio, February 17, 2017 - On March 24 and 25, 2017, from 7 PM to 9:00 PM, the Marion County Historical Society will present the 11th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall,” a fun-filled evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into the Heritage Hall Museum. For hardy adventurers who take the opportunity to experience Marion County, Ohio, and National history, it is a night with surprises around every corner. Intrepid explorers find over 40 characters each night ranging from Native Americans and Pioneers to Presidents and even soldiers on patrol. The event is at 169 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio 43302.

 

As visitors tour by flashlight (provided) around every corner and in the most unusual places they will meet historical personalities from many different eras and walks of life. Characters vary from year to year, but one can expect everything from Vietnam, Civil War, WWI or WWII soldiers to Native Americans, pioneers, U.S. Presidents, inventors and local historical personalities.

 

Visitors can meet Civil War soldiers who regale them with tales of war and glory. Guests may converse with a president or two, join a Temperance march, meet John Philip Sousa, the American composer and conductor known for American military and patriotic marches, or visit with Annie Oakley. Also, watch out for a tall, lean, Delaware Indian, by the name of Thomas Lyons. Thomas is known all over north-central Ohio for his exploits in many battles including the Battle of Fallen Timbers. The event, inspired by the movie “Night At the Museum” inserts each guest into the position of a night watchman at the Heritage Hall Museum where they discover that all the exhibits come to life after the sun sets.

 

Advance tickets are available at $7 per person nonmembers and $3.50 for MCHS members. Send check or money order to Night at Heritage Hall, 169 East Church Street, Marion OH 43302 (be sure to specify which night). Deadline for pre-registration is March 22. Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.marionhistory.com or by paying at the museum by cash, check or money order. Tickets are available at the door, the evenings of the event, at $8 per person nonmembers and $4 MCHS members.

 

For more information call the Marion County Historical Society at 740-387-4255. Located at169 East Church Street, Marion OH 43302. Heritage Hall is the headquarters of the Marion County Historical Society.

 

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Web: www.marionhistory.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Gale E. Martin

Email: mchs@marionhistory.com

Phone: (740) 387-4255

 

Marion County Historical Society/Heritage Hall

169 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio 43302

Web: www.marionhistory.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: A Night at Heritage Hall

Event Date: March 24 to 25

Event Time:

Event Location: 169 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio 43302

Admission: Advance tickets are available at $7 per person nonmembers and $3.50 for MCHS members. Send check or money order to Night at Heritage Hall, 169 East Church Street, Marion OH 43302 (be sure to specify which night). Deadline for pre-registration is March 22. Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.marionhistory.com or by paying at the museum by cash, check or money order. Tickets are available at the door, the evenings of the event, at $8 per person nonmembers and $4 MCHS members.

Web: www.marionhistory.com

Contact: Gale E Martin, mchs@marionhistory.com, (740) 387-4255

Description:  On March 24 and 25, 2017, from 7 PM to 9:00 PM, the Marion County Historical Society will present the 11th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall,” a fun-filled evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into the Heritage Hall Museum. For hardy adventurers who take the opportunity to experience Marion County, Ohio, and National history, it is a night with surprises around every corner. Intrepid explorers find over 40 characters each night ranging from Native Americans and Pioneers to Presidents and even soldiers on patrol. The event is at 169 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio 43302. As visitors tour by flashlight (provided) around every corner and in the most unusual places they will meet historical personalities from many different eras and walks of life. Characters vary from year to year, but one can expect everything from Vietnam, Civil War, WWI or WWII soldiers to Native Americans, pioneers, U.S. Presidents, inventors and local historical personalities.   Visitors can meet Civil War soldiers who regale them with tales of war and glory. Guests may converse with a president or two, join a Temperance march, meet John Philip Sousa, the American composer and conductor known for American military and patriotic marches, or visit with Annie Oakley.

 


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