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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The big New Year's bash heralding 2018 may be over, but the party lives on in Worthington Memory! Our January exhibit looks back at New Years from centuries and decades past.

Some of Worthington's earliest settlers used the New Year as an occasion to celebrate. Julia Buttles received an invitation to a New Year's Day Ball in 1812, hosted by Worthington founder James Kilbourne. The approach of 1817 brought with it a poetic invitation for Bethena Thompson to attend a New Year's "Frolic" at Esquire Griswold's.

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