Author: Ruthven Park

Chinese Coin Sword

From Our Collection: Chinese Coin Sword While cataloging and storing objects, a sword composed of Chinese coins was found in Col. Andrew’s curiosity room on the third floor of the Thompson mansion. The sword, constructed from an iron rod at its core, and the coins are tightly strung together to the rod in two rows […]

Be Our Valentine | Ruthven Park

Be Our Valentine Celebrate Valentines Day on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 2 pm. Tea will be served along with “delectables” in Ruthven’s stone Coach House. A short talk on Valentine Trivia and a small display of cards from our collection will complement the event. Pre-registration is required: Adults $15, Seniors $13, Children $5 P.S. […]

March Break Tours

Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17, March Break Tours of the Mansion will be offered from 1pm-3pm (last tour at 3). Enjoy a tour of the Greek Revival Mansion – home to 5 generations of the Thompson Family. Admission “break” half price.

Seeking Students for 2017 Summer Season

Ruthven Park National Historic Site has the following positions available for the 2017 summer season: Visitor Engagement Assistant Park Interpreter Community Engagement Assistant Education/Teaching Assistant Hours: 35 hours/week – weekend and evening work required. Wage: $12.50/hour Previous experience working in a museum, cultural institution, customer service, events planning, landscaping/horticulture/biology, or education is an asset. Upon […]

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