Tapestry Of A Town 2015 Sites

The Westerville Habitat Partnership’s annual Tapestry Of A Town historical tour includes private homes in addition to city buildings and businesses in the 2015 event. One of the homes is presidential. Another is a popular television event and sits near campus. Sunday,...

Tapestry 2014 Sites Announced

The Westerville Habitat Partnership’s annual Tapestry Of A Town historical tour includes private homes in addition to city buildings and businesses in the 2014 event. Also new this year is the Masonic temple adjacent to the library on South State St. Anti-Saloon...

Thanks for a great Tapestry Tour

A great day in Uptown Westerville Thanks to all who attended our first Tapestry of a Town walking tour.  We had a spectacular weather day and lots of interested visitors.  We raised two things: 1) awareness of the rich heritage of our town and 2) a good amount of...

Otterbein Mausoleum

The Otterbein Mausoleum sits along the edge of a ridge overlooking a small creek running into Alum Creek at the edge of the cemetery. Built in 1924, the concrete and stone Otterbein Mausoleum is smaller than its oriiginal design which originally was to house 400...

The Old Bag of Nails Opera House and Pub

The Old Bag of Nails Pub at the corner of State and Main began life in 1881 replacing the Jarvis Hardware building. The building’s early history includes the upper floor being used as an opera house where three people died in a fire in 1886. The Westerville...

Corbin's Saloon twice dynamited

Saloon keeper Henry Corbin attempted to defy the city’s “fermented spirits” prohibition by selling liquor at his establishment at the corner of Knox and Main near the city center. The first blast in what became to be called the “Whiskey...