The Historical Village at Weaver Park (adjacent to the Franklin County Fairgrounds) is hosting a special “Open House” scheduled for this Saturday (April 24th) from 1 – 4 p.m.
Experience early American life as you walk through the 1850 period village consisting of a One-Room Schoolhouse (built 1891), Log Cabin (circa 1850), Colwell Church (built 1876), Train Station (built 1899), Caboose (built 1920), Kuhn Barn (built 1870), Voting Wagon (circa 1920), Lattice Covered Bridge (reproduction circa 19th Century), Granary (circa 1850) , Antique Car Barn (Model A car & Model T Truck), Norwich Pavilion (reproduction circa 19th century) and Historical Museum (containing artifacts and displays dating back to the 1800s).
The Colwell Church is available for weddings and other special events April 1 through November 30. The pews in the church can seat up to 110 guests. New to the park is the recently constructed Norwich Pavilion. The Pavilion is great for Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Graduation or Birthday Parties and Reunions. It seats 132 guests.
- Enjoy light refreshments
- Receive a schedule of upcoming events and activities
- Qualify for door prizes
- Take a break from being cooped up at home
- Enjoy an afternoon outdoors in a beautiful historic setting
- Park free
The Historical Village at Weaver Park will open for public tours on Thursdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Sundays 1 – 4 p.m. starting April 27, 2021 and running through the summer.
Social distancing and mask wearing will be observed.