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Worthington Historical Society

Many new exhibitors slated for antiques show


Antiques dealers from across the Midwest and northeast parts of the country will sell their wares during the Worthington Historical Society's 68th annual antiques show Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5 and 6.

The show will from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Worthington Holiday Inn, 7001 N. High St.

Several new exhibitors will take part in the show, and experts in fine-art restoration and conservation will be on hand to discuss the repair and restoration of damaged items that are brought in by visitors. The experts are from Cincinnati-based Weibold Inc.

New exhibitors will bring city, country and painted furniture.

Each year, the show features an array of high-quality antiques, including stoneware, decoys, golf memorabilia, dolls, redware, quilts, linens, writing instruments, jewelry and silver.

Proceeds from the show's admission will benefit the Worthington Historical Society and its properties, including the Orange Johnson House, the Old Rectory and the Jeffers Mound.

Admission is $8.