Built as a stately private residence, circa 1896, this elegant three-story structure is now home to the many notable exhibits that are a key part of Hardin County's heritage. The World Famous Kenton Toys Collection, dating back to 1898, a gallery devoted to Jacob Parrott, the nation'Kenton, OH Museums
Artspace/Lima is the premiere art gallery and educational center in West Central Ohio. Components are the Ellen Nelson Gallery, Time Warner Cable ArtZone, Gallery for Young People, and Gallery Shop. It also houses one of the regions BEST arts resource libraries. Artspace/Lima, OH Arts
Expect the unexpected when you visit Laurie's Naturescape. It's a shop full of classy and unique "one of a kind" gifts for the home as well as your outdoor living space. Lamps, furniture, pictures and mirrors, beautiful glass pieces and accessories, "Root" candles, silk foliages, indoor/Van Wert, OH Businesses
For 50 years, the 1865 home served as a family dwelling before it was converted into a tea room and was used for medical practices and apartments for 80 years.
In 1998, the property was purchased and fully restored back to a tea room where you can enjoy "proper tea."