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
Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc. performs a summer musical, five regular season plays, and at least three McDonalds' Youth Theatre productions each year at the Encore Theatre.
The 2007-2008 Adult Season includes:
July 13-15 & 20-22, 2007: "Grease";
September 14-16 & 21-23, 2007: "
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
The Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit features a Nickel Plate 779, the last steam engine ever built in Lima, Ohio at the Lima Locomotive Works. You will also find a luxurious private car, built in 1883 and a Nickel Plate caboose built in 1882 and an authentically equipped 1895Lima, OH Railroad History
The Lima Locos is a locally-owned and supported baseball team and is part of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. The Locos play a 40 game schedule, with 20 of those at home, against teams from Euclid, Sandusky, Columbus and Grand Lake Celina. This wood bat league is one of 15Lima, OH Sports
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."