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Brew Week 2019 Schedule of Tours

Brew Week 2019 Schedule of Tours It’s time again to dust off that beer stein and get ready for a whole bunch of excellent craft brews! This year we here at the Southeast Ohio History Center are offering 3 additional Athens Asylum Walking Tour Dates. During Brew Week the gift shop will be open at […]

September 16: Schedule for Athens Asylum Walking Tours

Join us for our next Athens Asylum Walking Tour on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 PM! You can buy tickets and give as gifts for any tours during 2018, just call us at 740-592-2280 and choose the gift shop option! ALL REGULAR ASYLUM TOURS WILL BE HELD ON THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM […]

The Athens Asylum- 150 Years of a Healing Landscape

For 150 years, the Athens Asylum has been one of our region’s most notable institutions and complex of buildings. Construction began in 1868.  The original cost of construction was $621,000 (equivalent to $15 million today). This facility was not just a hospital. It was its own small community consisting of stables, farms, a dairy, metal […]