Kelton House Museum and Garden, 586 East Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, 614-464-2022; A Service of the Junior League of Columbus, Inc. Kelton House Museum and Garden: The front door with its 1852 American flag and wrought-iron balcony above the front door. Kelton House Museum: The Sitting Room's red chair and music box on a side table. Kelton House Garden: Close-up of white azalea blossoms in the springtime. Kelton House Museum: Docent leading a tour of elementary school students.


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sense of place kept the Kelton family in their grand Victorian townhouse for over 150 years. That attachment laid the foundation for a museum that features an extraordinary continuity of documents and furnishings associated with one Columbus family and their graceful, engaging way of life.

The Kelton House Museum & Garden Mission Statement

Adopted in
1993 by the Junior League of Columbus, Inc.

Kelton House Museum and Garden: Exterior view of Kelton House, 586 East Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, 614-464-2022.
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he Kelton House Museum & Garden,
located in the East Town Street Historic District, interprets urban life and the decorative arts in Columbus, Ohio during the second half of the 19th century, largely through the collection of the Sophia and Fernando Cortez Kelton family.


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eflecting the culturally diverse
nature of the past and present, the Museum preserves and develops its facility and collections, interprets local history, educates the community and trains volunteers. The Museum provides a tangible representation of the mission of the Junior League of Columbus, Inc.

Explore Columbus History & the Decorative Arts
A Museum of 19th Century Life
A Stop on the Underground Railroad
Tours
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