Introducing Camp AH-HA!

  In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we have had to switch gears and focus on programming on line.  With that in mind, we are excited to introduce Camp AH-HA! (At Home History Adventures).  Through our Facebook site we will be posting on line games, activities and learning projects for families to do at home.  This is our way of …

Updates in response the to Coronavirus pandemic

  At Heritage Sylvania, we take the health and safety of our guests and staff very seriously. Working with the federal, state and local health agencies, the Ohio Department of Tourism and the Ohio Humanities Council, along with many local and regional partners, we are closely monitoring the developments related to the Coronavirus outbreak.   Based on the current information …

March 18 Lecture postponed

At Heritage Sylvania, we take the health and safety of our guests and staff very seriously. Working with the federal, state and local health agencies, the Ohio Department of Tourism and the Ohio Humanities Council, along with many local and regional partners, we are closely monitoring the developments related to the Coronavirus outbreak.   Based on current understanding of this …

New Speakers Series debuts March 18

This year, we are partnering with Lourdes University to present a unique series called “Let’s Talk History”. With a line-up of engaging and insightful historians, each presentation  will be a new look at our state and national history. Each presenter brings a wealth of knowledge and background in a different area of expertise. This series is sure to be thought-provoking …

New Hello Wreath Craft Class March 4 SOLD OUT

  Just in time to welcome in Spring!  This gorgeous wreath will be a wonderful welcoming addition to your front door at home or office.  Or a perfect gift for a bride to be! Taught by Layne Torrey, this class is a great night out to explore your creative side. The cost is $35 ($30 if you are a Heritage …

Event News: Third Annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence Scheduled for July 4, 2020

Join us on July 4th for the third annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence on the grounds of the Lathrop House.  Be prepared to be inspired as community participants take turns reading one of our nation’s more treasured documents at the site where so many fought for freedom as part of the Underground Railroad.  Bring your lawn chair or …

Celebration of Freedom at the Lathrop House Scheduled for August 1, 2020

  One of Sylvania’s premier history events, “The Celebration of Freedom” is scheduled for Saturday August 1, 2020 at the Lathrop House. History will literally come to life through engaging presentations. You’ll hear the words of those who lived through the period before, during and after the Civil War and learn more about the struggle for freedom and the risks …

New! Valentine’s Craft Class with izabella layne

Valentine’s Crafts with izabella layne, Wednesday February 5, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Our popular craft classes with izabella layne are back for 2020 and just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Led by Layne Torrey, owner of izabella layne, you’ll make two great projects sure to brighten up your decor.  These are so cute you’ll keep them up long after February.  …

Winter History Half Pints Series Announced

We ring in the new year with an all new series of History Half Pints programs.  Our popular monthly preschool programs are back in 2020 with new themes and new fun with our teacher Mrs. R and her helper Marv. These programs are designed to be full of fun and learning as preschoolers ages 3 – 6 and their special …