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New Concord, Ohio: Boyhood Home of Astro-Senator John Glenn

John Glenn, the ultimate Right Stuff astronaut, grew up in this house, which is still furnished with many original pieces. The model airplanes hanging in his room are new. Historical marker out front.

John and Annie Glenn Museum

72 W. Main St., New Concord, OH
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.
May-Oct W-Sa 10-4, Su 1-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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John Glenn Home Becomes A Museum

After nearly a decade of work, the Depression-era boyhood home of John Glenn, restored to vintage austereness, has been opened as a museum to John Glenn in New Concord, OH. "I think of how proud my dad and mother would be with what their home is being used for," Glenn remarked, according to the Associated Press....

[06/08/2002] Complete News Story

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....

[03/11/2001] Complete News Story

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