Virtual Ohio Statehouse Tour Celebrates Ohio Presidents
February 9, 2021
Eight Presidents from Ohio
As February serves to recognize all the presidents in our country’s interesting and dynamic history, the Ohio Statehouse will celebrate with a virtual tour focusing on the eight presidents who called Ohio home––this virtual tour will take place on Friday, February 12. The Ohio Statehouse will be closed on Monday, February 15 in honor of Presidents’ Day.
Ohio Presidents Virtual Tour
The Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center will offer a free virtual tour on Friday, Feb. 12 at 12 p.m. This tour will focus on sharing fascinating information about all the presidents from Ohio. Anyone interested in learning more about the Ohio-born presidents and the role they played in our nation’s history can access this event through Facebook Live. A Facebook account is not required to watch the tour. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/247421600105850.
Ohio is “the Mother of Presidents”
Of the forty-six presidents in our country’s history, eight of them lived in Ohio. For that reason, Ohio is recognized as “the Mother of Presidents.” Myths and mystery tend to shroud the legacy of many of Ohio’s presidents; join our virtual tour to dispel some common misconceptions and learn about how these eight men helped shape our country into what it is today.
Presidents’ Day Deal at the Statehouse Museum Shop
During the month of February, you get the opportunity to purchase a beautiful replica of the Ohio Statehouse for only $50 (it normally sells for $69). The Statehouse Museum Shop welcomes in-person shoppers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and online orders at StatehouseShop.com