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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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.

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2018 Speaker Series
The Friends is delighted to welcome award winning author Ann Hagedorn to Columbus on February 22 from 7-8pm (doors open at 6:30) at the Ohio History Center, to discuss two of her historical books:  Beyond the River and Savage Peace.  For more details and ticket information, please 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.

Travel​​
​The Friends took a group of 39 travelers on August 1-4 and returned for a third year to Lakeside, Ohio on Lake Erie at Marblehead. The trip included fine food, exciting field trips to little known places in northwest Ohio and a series of lectures in the Chautauqua tradition.​​ 
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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.