NORTH MANCHESTER – North Manchester Historical Society & Shepherd’s Center are sponsoring a trip to Eastern Ohio, Sept. 9, 10 and 11.
You could call this our small-town tour. We will be visiting six small communities that each have a unique business or attraction.
Our first stop will be the Smucker’s Store in Orville, Ohio, which showcases its many products. The next stop will be at Lehman’s General Store in Kidron, Ohio. If you don’t have electricity then this is the store for you.
We then travel to Wilmot where we will spend two nights at The Amish Door Inn. We will enjoy a family-style dinner at the Amish Door Village Restaurant.
On Friday, Sept. 9, we will visit the Warther Museum in Dover, Ohio. This museum features many wood carvings, Indian arrowheads, and other assorted collections. We then travel to Zoar, Ohio, for lunch and a tour of this community with a population of 169. In the evening we will travel to Millersburg, Ohio, for a buffet dinner followed by a variety show.
Saturday we will head back to Indiana but first, we will stop in Bucyrus, Ohio, to visit the Crossroads Factory Store to see the varied items they offer. The main part of their business is scented candles. Across the street, we will visit The Pickwick Place. This will a showcase of fresh produce at the farmers market and The Stalls which features local vendors offering their handmade crafts.
Eight spots remaining on this trip. The deadline has been extended to August 14th. The trip includes two-nights lodging, two breakfasts, one lunch, two dinners, and all tips and taxes. Cost is $400.00 per person double occupancy, and $525.00 for single occupancy.
For detailed information please contact Bernie Ferringer, Tour Coordinator, 314 Sunset Drive, North Manchester, Ind., 46962.