Pie Baking Contest Returns Sunday October 17

We are excited to bring back our popular Pie Baking Contest to the Sylvania Fall Festival in 2021! Dust off your recipe and put on your apron.  Whether you are a long time baker or just picked up a new skill in the last year, this contest is for you. We have an adult and youth category and prizes will …

Help Decorate the Village – Scarecrow contest

Decorate the Historical Village with our First ever Scarecrow Building Contest!   We are excited to host the first annual Scarecrow Building Contest at Heritage Sylvania. You, your group, business, or organization are invited to participate by creating your own original scarecrow.  All entries will be displayed during the Sylvania Fall Festival October 16 and 17. Be creative!  Create one …

Lathrop House Reopens Sunday, July 11

After being closed all of 2020, we are thrilled to announce the Lathrop House will be reopening to the public Sunday, July 11.  Take a walk in the literal footprints of history as you explore the road taken by freedom seekers nearly two centuries ago.  Discover the important role Ohio played in the Underground Railroad and how ordinary people did …

Camp AH-HA returns for Summer 2021

We couldn’t let the fun disappear even as we are working back to more ‘normal’ summer.  Our popular Camp AH-HA activities are back this summer.  Each month we will upload a special activity packet that you can do at home filled with fun games and puzzles.  Also, join us each Tuesday through August at the Sylvania Area Farmers Market from …

History Half Pint at Home Kits offer new Spring Series

We are excited to offer another series of our popular History Half Pint at Home Kits for Spring 2021!  Each month, April through June , we will send your favorite History Half Pint a brand new book plus full instructions and supplies for them to use their creativity and burgeoning skills to expand their learning and fun.  Each kit has …

History Detectives: Uncovering Clues to the Past Field Trip in a Box Kits available

Heritage Sylvania Announces “History Detectives” Field Trip in a Box     Nothing can replace the in-person experience of a student field trip to Heritage Sylvania, but until you can come back, we want to come to you. We are pleased to announce our new Field Trip in a Box kits called History Detectives: Uncovering Clues to the Past.  Your students will …

New History Half Pints at Home Kits available!

We are excited to present our newest series of History Half Pints at Home Kits.  Looking for fun and learning activities for your preschooler?  We have you covered.  Each kit includes a brand new storybook, activities and instructions and all the supplies you need!  Each month we will send a new kit to your favorite preschooler.  We can ship all …