2018 Schedule for Athens Asylum Walking Tours

NEXT ASYLUM TOUR IS SUNDAY, MARCH 18th, 2018 You can buy tickets and give as gifts for any tours during 2018, just call us at 740-592-2280 and choose the gift shop option! ALL REGULAR ASYLUM TOURS WILL BE HELD ON THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 2:00PM-4:00PM UNLESS OTHERWISE

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“The Athens Asylum- 150 Years of a Healing Landscape” Exhibit Opens in March

For 150 years, the Athens Asylum has been one of our region’s most notable institutions and complex of buildings. Construction began in 1868.  The original cost of construction was $621,000 (equivalent to $15 million today). This facility was not just a hospital. It was its own small community consisting of

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Congrats to Stephanie Goldsberry for finishing the Pappy Mitchell Puzzle!

We started a new trend here at the History Center during the holiday season- we put out a puzzle for visitors to try their hand at while here at the Center. Many worked on the puzzle during visits, some at events like concerts and others in their spare time. Stephanie

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