Stories tagged with: gant house

October 23, 2015 - 4:29pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

By Lindsay Jobst:

As the air outside begins to cool down, volunteers from the Nelson T. Gant Foundation are stirring up some chili for a good cause.

One of the organization's largest fundraisers of the year, the chili fest remains a fan favorite in the community. Saturday's festivities begin at 11 a.m. at the Gant House on Main Street in Zanesville.

The public is invited to come out for a hot, chili meal with dessert and drink for only six dollars. Secretary Michael Jackson...

November 8, 2013 - 5:10pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

The Nelson T. Gant Foundation is celebrating the heroism of local African American Veterans.

Friday morning at 11 a.m at the Gant House they will host their 3rd annual Veteran's Day Program. The event will feature refreshments and a panel of veterans from different decades and wars.

"I think the farthest back will be a speaker from the Vietnam era and on up until the present, but there maybe some people in the audience who have experiences prior to Vietnam War they may want...

September 18, 2010 - 3:43pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The Ohio National Road Association made a stop at the Nelson T. Gant House to reveal a special addition to the property.

The ONRA was approved for a $200,000 grant to install interpretive signs along the National Road's historic sites. Today, the Gant House was 11th site to receive this honor.

"They would like to see people come out and view a taste of history along the National 40 Road," says Dick Watiker, President of the Nelson T. Gant Foundation.


March 20, 2010 - 3:53pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

A woman who made it her mission to give back was the chosen speaker this month at the Nelson T. Gant house Saturday.

Kris Fowler-Geis says her father taught her to always give back. Since she was the first person in her family to receive a college education, she wanted to give education to others. So she joined the Peace Corps from 1994 to 1996 and taught environmental education to people in Swaziland, Africa. She hopes the people at the Gant House leave with a simple...

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