Annual Pie Baking Contest set for Sunday October 20

Calling all Pie Bakers!  We are once again excited to host the annual Sylvania Fall Festival Pie Contest as part of the Sylvania Fall Festival, Sunday October 20.  This is your chance to show off your mad pie baking skills! All pies must be completely from scratch (no store bought crusts or fillings). No cream pies or pies that require …

Volunteers are the heartbeat of the Lathrop House

Volunteers have been the lifeblood of the Lathrop House, from their early efforts to save it from the wrecking ball to spearheading its development as the only Underground Railroad station in northwest Ohio open to the public.  In addition to planning for the continuing preservation and restoration of the Lathrop House, volunteers are responsible for researching and developing educational programming, …

History Half Pints Registration Going Strong

Our fall dates are filling up fast for the next series of History Half Pints!  Some dates are already sold out but we are taking wait lists.  Email aerbskorn@heritagesylvania.org to be on the wait list!   Our fall dates have been announced for our popular History Half-Pints Preschool programs!  Join Mrs. R. for a fun adventure into reading, exploring and …

Visit us this weekend!

Did you know that both the Lathrop House and the Cooke/Kuhlman House were open every weekend throughout most of the year?  You can experience a hundred years of history in just a couple of blocks. The Cooke/Kuhlman House features the newly restore 1930s era parlor and Doctor Cooke’s office.  The Lathrop House is the only Underground Railroad Site in Northwest …

NorMa Makers Market continues

We are excited to be the host for the monthly NorMa Makers Market.  NorMa (short of North Main) focuses on local artisans and features a different variety of vendors each month. The market has one of a kind items that make great gifts or special treats for yourself.   For more information or to become a vendor contact Layne at …

Fall into Fun with History Half Pints Preschool programs

Our fall dates have been announced for our popular History Half-Pints Preschool programs!  Join Mrs. R. for a fun adventure into reading, exploring and the arts each month. Each month we’ll have fun while learning about new things.  Each session includes a story, active play, crafts, and take home   projects. Sessions are led by Cindy Rotondo, retired teacher and area …