Hands-on History Summer Open Houses

Summer Hands-On History Open Houses to Begin at The Tyler History Center

Hands-On History open houses begin Wednesday, July 6th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown.  Each week features a different local history theme, and includes immersive programs, arts and crafts, games, activities, toys and artifacts.  The program runs every Wednesday through August 10.  There is no cost to participate in the activities, museum tours will be offered during the open houses at half-price admission. Attendees will keep track of the programs they attend and can win prizes for attending. The first week kicks off with Native American Exploration. Other topics include Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Christmas in July, The First Ohioans, Youngstown Loves to Eat and the Magic of Music & Movies.  For more information and a complete schedule of themes visit www.mahoninghistory.org or call 330-743-2589.

July 6
Discover Native Americans
See life through the eyes of the original inhabitants of the Mahoning Valley while constructing and finding artifacts.

July 13
A Nation Divided
Enlist in Mr. Lincon’s Army, play games, and make crafts all while learning about the Civil War.

July 20
Christmas in July
Celebrate the holiday season in the heat of summer! Games and crafts are just some of the festive fun!

July 27
The First Ohioans
Costumes, crafts, and creativity will only be half the fun while traveling back to pioneer days in the Valley.

August 3
Youngstown Loves to Eat
Join us in discovering the tastes of Youngstown, as we explore the culture and tradition rooted in our amazing food!

August 10
The Magic of Music and Movies
Experience the entertainment of yesteryear and even make some of your own!