Georgian Museum
105 East Wheeling Street
(parking details)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
740-654-9923

Sherman House Museum
137 East Main Street
(parking details)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
740-687-5891 or  740-654-9923
The Georgian Museum is owned and operated by a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
The Sherman House is owned and operated by a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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Office Hours:  9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
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Georgian Museum - Lancaster, Ohio
     The Georgian Museum is located in one of Lancaster’s three National Historic Districts, and exemplifies early 19th century American craftsmanship.  Built originally for Samuel and Sarah Maccracken in 1832 by local builder Daniel Sifford, the home of brick and native sandstone embodies features of both Federal and Greek Revival architecture.  The structure is unlike any other built by Sifford, with its double-curved wall along a two-storied portico supported by fluted Ionic columns and windows that opened to the floor for access to the veranda.
         Throughout the house twelve-foot ceilings draw attention to stunning woodwork, archways and chandeliers.  A cantilevered spiral staircase leads up three floors - highlighted at the top by a cupola, which lights up the entire house.  Rooms have been restored to reflect the period of the Maccracken’s residence from 1832 to 1852, with appropriate wall and floor coverings, and historic furnishings, including many pieces made in Fairfield County during the first half of the 19th century.
        Today, visitors enjoy a guided tour of three restored floors of the house and learn about the Maccrackens and the influential families who resided here and the early Lancaster community as it grew from a frontier town to a city.
VISIT MUSEUM
Georgian Museum
105 East Wheeling Street (
parking details)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
740-654-9923
HOURS:
Closed for the winter
Museum reopens April 7, 2015

For group tours call 740-654-9923 or email Fairfield Heritage at office@fairfieldheritage.org
ADMISSION:
Adults $6 / Students under 18, $2
Admission fee includes guided tour.
Tour both museums and receive discount.
AAA, Senior 65+ and South Central Power Customer Discounts offered.
Group Discounts also offered.
Active Duty Military Personnel with ID - FREE Admission.
FHA Members - FREE Admission.
First floor handicapped accessible.
DVD tour available for second floor and lower level.
THE MUSEUM
Sewing bedroom Window Washbasin Tea
Tea Stairs Spode Spode Quilt
Sideboard Sewing Pitcher Pitcher Mantle
Ledger Leaded Glass Feet Cutlery Curtain
Cradle Column Clock Child Ceramic
Chandelier Italian Candles Box Bedroom
DISCOVER

Discover the charm and treasures of the Georgian Museum
• Beautifully restored Federal style architecture in
  National Register Historic District
• Collections of silver, ivory, Erickson glass, quilts, and
  musical instruments
• Dollhouses and one-of-a-kind antique miniatures
• Carved figure collection by folk artist, Elijah Pierce
• Restored kitchen with beehive oven and fireplace
• Personal items that once belonged to the Effinger family,
  Vice President Elbridge Gerry, U.S. Senator Thomas Ewing,
  and Ohio's first Attorney General, Henry Stanbery
• Museum shop featuring local history books and audio/visuals
  as well as prints, cards, and unique items
• Portraits by John Neagle
Georgian Museum
105 East Wheeling Street,  Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-654-9923

Sherman House Museum
137 East Main Street,  Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-687-5891 or  740-654-9923
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