Hear people from Canal Winchester’s historic past tell tales like you’ve never heard them before at the Canal Winchester Area Historical Society’s 8th annual Historic Ghost Tour on Oct. 11 and 12.
The tour begins at the historical society’s complex at the corner of North High and Oak streets.Tours start at 7 p.m. with the last tour departing at 7:30 p.m. This year’s tour stops include:
•Prentiss School – a one room schoolhouse built in the 1850s.
•Philip Game home – Philip Game was a Civil War veteran and local merchant. The house was built circa 1880.
•Office of Dr. Phillips – A dental and medical office building built in 1950 and operated by Dr. E. P. Phillips.
•Ehrenhart home and shop – This circa 1865 building served as a business location and residence for the Ehrenhart family. Peter Ehrenhart was a weaver and his wife, Catherine, was a milliner.
•Philip Weber home – This house, built around 1890, was home to Philip and Sarah Weber. Philip Weber learned the shoemaker trade at age 14 and operated a general merchandise business in Canal Winchester for more than 50 years.
•Marion Corwin home – The house was built about 1880 by O.J. and Hettie Lawyer and purchased by Marion Corwin in 1896. Corwin operated Corwin’s Ice Cream Parlor on South High Street.
Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per student ages 6-18. Children under age 5 are free. No pets allowed.
Advance tickets may be purchased through the historical society by calling (614) 833-1846 or (614) 837-8400. Tickets may be picked up the nights of the tour in the railroad depot at the historical complex located on Oak and North High streets in Canal Winchester. Tickets may also be purchased the nights of the event starting at 6:30 p.m.