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Tour of Supreme Court Building

When

Tue 11 / 19 / 2019 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Where

Meet at CRC, 3222 North High St, Columbus ,

Price

FREE

Organizer:

Christine Happel
 
Prior to the tour, memebrs will gather at noon for lunch. After lunch we will head to the The tour is at 2pm and will last approximately 1½ hours long. The tour is free. The tour includes some standing, some walking, and some sitting and is therefore not strenuous. The tour will be led by Village member, Elise Porter
The building houses the Supreme Court and several of its associated agencies.  It first opened in 1933 as the Ohio Departments Building, and was considered “Ohio’s Pride”.  However, the building’s glory faded, and for decades people walked by not knowing of the treasures within.  The late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer had the building updated, restored to its original glory, and rededicated as the home of the Supreme Court in 2004.  Inside are monumental hallways and hearing rooms richly detailed with historical art, including outstanding examples of Art Deco and American Realism.  

Further information on transportation, parking, and entering the building will be provided once RSVPs are received.  We will be organizing car pools for those who need a ride. 
 
Contact Elise Porter at WJames1184@aol.com for further information about the tour. 
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