The Columbus Dispatch came for a tour of the Residence, February 2015, take your own virtual tour here - 
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/22/gov-mansion.html

​​​​Good Day Columbus Visits the Residence
Dana Turtle came for a holiday visit December 2, 2014;
​click on the links below:

Segment One - Exterior of the Residence decorated for the holidays​​​
Segment Two - In the Foyer, looking at the Spotlight Artist and poinsettias​
Segment Three- In the Living Room, admiring the decorations and decor​
Segment Four - In the Garden Room, appreciating hand-made ornaments
Segment Five​ - In the Dining Room with a tour group

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Mission Statement
The Friends of the Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden is a non-partisan  organization dedicated to promoting Ohio’s history and future through education, preservation
​and conservation.

Copyright 2015. Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. All rights reserved.
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2018 Speaker Series
Join us as we welcome Noel Kingsbury, noted author and plantsman to Columbus on July 23 from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Veridian Room at Franklin Park Conservatory for a luncheon and presentation on his views of Women, Men and Gardening. For more details and ticket information, please click here.

​​Travel​​
​The Friends is planning a Spanish Garden Tour in the spring 2019. This will be led by Amanda Patton, English Garden designer, illustrator, writer, photographer, and Chelsea Flower Show medalist. For details click here.

​​​​Tours

​​General Tours​​: ​​​free public and student tours can be scheduled on most Tuesdays throughout the year (December times vary). To schedule your next group tour click here or call 614-644-7644.


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Friends host most successful fundraiser yet with tour of the Jay & Jeanie Schottenstein Garden​
With many guests attired in garden whites, our July 14, 2016 gala fundraiser provided an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular Schottenstein Garden along with cocktails, hor d'oeuvres and desserts.