Welcome to Destination Learning in Tuscarawas County, Ohio! We invite you to join us and discover the educational opportunities available for homeschool, virtual and traditional student groups. Explore the one-of-a-kind museums, agritours and attractions available to students of all ages while our fine arts challenge students to explore their creative side. Downtown mural walks, live theater, and Ohio’s longest running outdoor drama, Trumpet in the Land, await.
History sites come alive with hands-on experiences and interpretive storytelling. Two National Historic Landmarks (The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum and Historic Zoar Village) along with Ohio’s only Revolutionary War fort (Fort Laurens) and the site of Ohio’s first settlement (Historic Schoenbrunn Village) showcase the significant contributions made to Ohio history.
Located in northeast Ohio, Tuscarawas County is less than 2 hours from Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh. We invite you to visit www.TRAVELtusc.com or call 800-527-3387 for more information.
At Historic Schoenbrunn Village, step back in time to the 1770s and experience life on the frontier at the site of Ohio’s first settlement, school and church. Discover the challenges of colonial life under the threat of the American Revolution and explore this part of Ohio history and Moravian mission founded by David Zeisberger and Delaware Native Americans as students are guided through this 17 log cabin village.
The Ernest Warther Museum believes that everyone has a purpose. Ernest Warther discovered his purpose at the age of 5. He knew he had a great ability to carve but his purpose grew beyond an art form. Experience hands-on workshops to help bring carving, art, STEAM and history together accompanied with our guided tours. As the World’s Master Carver, Ernest “Mooney” Warther’s life and works pave the way to inspire all to find their purpose.
What does it mean to live communally? Or fight in a war even if your religion forbids it? Find out the answers during a tour of Historic Zoar Village. Nestled in the foothills of the Tuscarawas Valley is a quaint little town founded by German immigrants escaping religious persecution and searching for their safe haven. In 1819, the villagers banded together to form the Society of Separatists of Zoar choosing to live communally until 1898.
Step back 120 years into the home of Jeremiah and Jane Reeves. With 95% of the original furnishings, Reeves Museum and Carriage House encourages students can compare and contrast life in the Victorian period to today. For younger students, a maid can take them through the home discussing what life was like as a servant. Older students may prefer a tour with one of our knowledgeable docents, through all 17 rooms.