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Blennerhassett Island offer Mansion by Candlelight tours


For two nights only!!! October 6 and October 7, 2023, as you board the Island Belle sternwheeler at Civitan Park in Belpre, Ohio, you begin your journey to Blennerhassett Island where an enchanted world only known to Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett existed over 200 years ago. Mansion by Candlelight on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park returns to the island in 2023.

Many friends of the Blennerhassetts have gathered on the island for a wonderful evening of entertainment and you will also be a guest at the home of Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett. Transformed into an 18th-century party, Blennerhassett Island and its magnificent mansion are illuminated by hundreds of candles and lantern boxes.

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