As part of a fundraiser this year, the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum plans to release a custom cookbook. We would love it if you could share a handful of your favorite recipes with us to include in it.
Download and print out the recipe submission forms below and follow the instructions on them. Once completed, you can mail them to Margie Young at the address on the forms.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barnesville, Ohio – The Belmont County Historical Society is hosting a Rose Tea at the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum in Barnesville, Ohio, on Saturday, June 18th, 2022, at 2:00 PM.
During the Tea, the Museum will be presented with a new acquisition – the 1907 wedding gown of Grandma Margaret Schumacher Riesbeck – by granddaughter Ann Riesbeck DiClemente. The newly acquired gown, plus other wedding gowns currently in the Museum’s collection, will be on display. A style show featuring wedding gowns from the Museum collection will be part of the program.
The public is invited to attend the Rose Tea. The fee is $20 per person. Reservations and pre-payments are required by June 15th, 2022. To make reservations, please call 740-695-0766 or 740-425-2228. Checks can be made payable to the Belmont County Historical Society, and can be mailed to PO Box 434, Barnesville, OH 43713.
For more information on this and future events, visit the museum’s website at belmontcountymuseum.com. Information can also be found on the museum’s Facebook page at facebook.com/BelmontCountyVictorianMansion and on Instagram at instagram.com/belmontcountymuseum.
The Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum is located on State Route 800 in Barnesville, Ohio. Completed in 1893, the museum consists of 26 rooms. This award-winning, Romanesque Revival mansion has been restored and furnished with the finest of Victorian-era pieces. The Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum is owned and operated by the Belmont County Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The Belmont County Historical Society and Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum are happy to announce the 2022 schedule of events.
To celebrate our opening this year, we will be offering free admission on April 30th, 2022, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. We would like to thank Wilson Funeral Homes for sponsoring this free admission event. We will open as usual for paid admission on May 1st, 2022.
In June, we will hold our famous Rose Tea. Featured as part of the tea will be a display of the museum’s wedding gown collection. Our collection has recently grown with a donation from the Reisbeck family of a 1907 wedding gown.
July will bring a field trip to Flint Ridge and Newark Earthworks led by John Boilegh. We will be having a Painting & Tea Party in August.
During September, we will be displaying quilts from the museum quilt collection, with extended hours the weekend of the Pumpkin Festival.
The Magic of Christmas Tours will return the Saturday after Thanksgiving with regular hours through December 18th, and by appointment through January 8th, 2023. We will also be holding Victorian Christmas Teas on December 2nd and 3rd.
More detailed information on all our events can be found on our Upcoming Events page.
Recently, members of the Belmont County Historical Society paid a visit to our neighbors at the Noble County Historical Society to attend the Ohio Local History Alliance Region 10 meeting, held at the Ball-Caldwell House in Caldwell, Ohio.
While there, they attended informational sessions, including ones on how to find and access grants and partnering with local schools.
We wanted to take a moment to welcome you to our newly redesigned website. We will be updating it with information on upcoming events, and anything else new with the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum.
If you are on social media, we are also on Facebook and Instagram, and would love if you followed us there, as well.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour, feel free to contact us.