Historic Zoar Village Announces New Christmas Tours

(Zoar, Ohio) – Historic Zoar Village announces new Christmas Tours to be held November 29 and 30, and December 1, 14 and 15.

Guests on the Christmas Tours will experience the atmosphere of a 19th-century traditional Christmas as they explore the village’s historic museums beautifully decorated for the season. They also will hear about the history of Zoar, the Christmas traditions of the Separatists and the origins of some of our favorite holiday traditions. The Zoar Bakery will be open as well, selling made-from-scratch baked goods.

Tours last from 60-90 minutes and start at 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00 pm. The cost is $15 for ages 13 and over, free for 12 and under.

Reservations are recommended but not required. Those wishing to make reservations or to obtain additional information should call 330-874-3011 or 1-800-262-6195.

About Historic Zoar Village

Historic Zoar Village (www.historiczoarvillage.com) was founded by German Separatists in 1817 and thrived as a communal settlement for more than 80 years. Today, the village is home to approximately 75 families living in homes built from 1817 to present. Zoar’s historical district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark District. Dozens of village structures have been painstakingly preserved through the collaborative efforts of the Zoar Community Association and the Ohio History Connection.

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