Travel Troop Activities

July 25, 2024- Adena Mansion and Gardens and
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park with
lunch at the Old Canal Smoke House.

Our next day trip will be July 25 to the Adena Mansion and Gardens ( the home of Thomas Worthington, and then after lunch to the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park ( We will have lunch at the Old Canal Smoke House ( in historic downtown Chillicothe. We decided to rent the bus again so everyone can be together rather than carpool. The bus seats 22 and the cost for the trip, depending on the numbers will be $50, not including lunch.  This includes the bus and driver tip and the tickets. If we have a full bus, there may be a small refund.
The schedule is as follows:
8:30 am        Bus leaves Worthington Mall – Panera parking lot
9:45 am        Arrive at Adena Mansion & Gardens
10:00-12N   Guide conducted tour of house; self-guided tour of gardens, buildings, museum visitor center 12:15 – 1:45 Lunch at Old Canal Smoke House
2:00 – 3:00.   Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (self-guided); museum
3:00 – 4:30.   Bus home
There is a little bit of a walk from the visitor center to the Mansion, however, for those who can’t walk that distance, there is a drop off at the front door of the mansion. Also, for those who don’t want to do stairs to the second floor of the house, there is a virtual tour of the upstairs.
Please let Sandy Cornett know if you plan to attend and send her a check made out to her for $50.
Send it to: 6000 Riverside Dr., Apt. A 450, Dublin, OH 43017 by July 11.