Stories tagged with: National Road Zane Grey Museum

December 2, 2012 - 8:35pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The National Road-Zane Grey Museum opened their doors to the public Sunday as a way to say thanks.

The museum wanted to do something extra for the holiday season and asked various businesses and local organizations to sponsor and decorate a Christmas tree. The "Celebration of Christmas Trees" was a way to say thank you to those who have supported the museum throughout the last year.

"It's wonderful but it's absolutely fundamental to everything that we do at both of...

April 29, 2012 - 7:38pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

An educational center re-opened Sunday after its winter break...

The National Road/Zane Grey Museum held "Zane Grey Day" to celebrate the beginning of its new season. Executive Director Keith Eberly said the weather was fitting for outdoor fun.

"This is a perfect day to start the new year. We could not have asked for a better year. Last year, the weather was not nearly as nice, it was drizzly, and we had over 300 people that day, so with a day like this, we're...

December 4, 2011 - 9:37pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The National Road Zane Grey Museum in Norwich celebrates the season with its annual gift to the community.

On Sunday, the museum hosted its holiday open house.  Museum Director Debbie Allender said guests enjoyed free guided tours of the facility.

"We have JG Company singing, storytelling by Ohio Historical Society's Mike Fallon, and then throughout the afternoon we have spinning demonstrations and refreshments including roasted chestnuts," said Allender.

The...

May 5, 2011 - 11:44am
2 years 49 weeks ago

A caravan of cars collect bells as they travel the National Road.

The cars began their travel in Vandalia, Illinois the end of the National Road and are working their way to the beginning in Cumberland, Maryland. Along the way they are collecting commemorative bells that represent the bells once put on wagons to entertain the travelers.

"The bells were different so they had different tone, but our commemorative set started with one bell in Illinois, they added the Indiana...

May 1, 2011 - 8:09pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

The National Road Zane Grey Museum kicked-off its 2011 season with Zane Grey day on Sunday.

Zane Grey was an American author best known for his novels. He was born in Zanesville and died in 1939. The public was welcomed to tour the museum free of charge and learn more about the local icon.

"This is really important for families and the youth to get involved and understand better the author Zane Grey, we have a rich heritage here in Zanesville and many people have over the...

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