(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – When the sun goes down the Village comes to life!
Real People. Real Fun. Travel Tusc. is brought to you by the Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Historic Schoenbrunn Village is inviting the public to travel through the Village by candlelight with weekend Autumn Lantern Tours. Luminaries light the paths and the cabins are filled with volunteers re-enacting life in the 18th century including candle making, woodworking, sewing, corn grinding, butter churning, and more.
The event offers self-guided, nighttime tours on Friday, September 18th, and Saturday, September 19th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Visitors carry lanterns to light their way as they walk luminary-lined paths throughout the village surrounded by seasonal smells, sounds, and sights.
Regular admissions apply. Learn more here.
About Historic Schoenbrunn Village
Historic Schoenbrunn Village was founded in 1772 as a Moravian mission among the Delaware Indians. With founder and missionary David Zeisberger, Ohio’s first settlement reached one hundred cabins and three hundred inhabitants. Today, sixteen reconstructed cabins are available to tour. Historic Schoenbrunn Village’s last day of its 2019 regular tour season is October 27. Special events include Spring and Autumn Lantern Tours, Children’s Day, Frontier Skills, Celebration of Colonial Arts, Colonial Trade Faire, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Christmas in the Village, and a traditional Moravian Sunrise Service for Easter and Lovefeast.
Historic Schoenbrunn Village is operated by the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum and owned by the Ohio History Connection. The Village is located in New Philadelphia at 1984 East High Avenue off of U.S. 250.