Mead-Needham Museum (6/8) LbNA # 64920 (ARCHIVED)
|Placed Date||Jun 18 2013|
|Location||300 S Main St, Pataskala, OH, PATASKALA, OH|
Having been open for special occasions since 2010 the Mead-Needham Museum officially opened on May 27, 2013 after which it will be open on Friday, 4-7 from June to September and on Sunday's I-4 from September to December 2013. Hours for 2014 TBA.
This historically significant building purchased in 2009 from the Riley family by the Mead-Needham Museum, Inc.was built in 1890 by W. H. Mead II for his daughter Carrie Dell upon her marriage to W. S. Needham. Mr. Needham was owner/editor of the Pataskala Standard newspaper 1893-1955. The Mead-Needham Museum is owned by a corporation made up of eleven members of the West Licking Historical Society who committed their personal funds to the development and maintenance of the museum. Other supporters are local businesses, organizations, private citizens and the West Licking Historical Society. Materials within the museum include documents, photos, artifacts, SMART Board programs and genealogical records of the townships of Etna, Harrison, Jersey and the city of Pataskala.
Clues: Travel to the front of this green historical home. Walk up the ramp on the right and continue on into the shade of the porch. Feel free to visit the museum! It details much of the history of Pataskala and many more interesting facts. Go down the steps off the porch and turn right on the sidewalk but not very far! Face the flower bed and reach beneath where the stone slabs touch the foundation.
Safely travel back to the gazebo you recently passed on Main Street.