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 William Hershey, reporter and co-author of Mr. Chairman:  The Life and Times of Ray C. Bliss to speak on August 20th from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Ohio History Center. 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.
William Hershey
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Grenada, Andalusia, Spain​