John Glenn's home moved to museum location

Spaceman John Glenn returned to his boyhood home of New Concord, Ohio, last week to watch his old house move to Main Street. There the 2-story white frame building will be turned into a museum. The house traveled the half mile from Friendship Drive - named in 1962 after Glenn's capsule Friendship 7 orbited the Earth. There are plans to build a space exploration complex next door at the new location.

[03/11/2001]

John and Annie Glenn Museum

Address:
72 W. Main St., New Concord, OH
Directions:
John and Annie Glenn Museum. I-70 exit 169. Drive north on Hwy 83/Friendship Drive for one mile. Turn right (east) onto W. Main St. Drive a quarter-mile. The house/museum will be on the right, just past Maple Ave.
Hours:
May-Oct W-Sa 10-4, Su 1-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
740-826-3305
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