Dear Mr. Thurston, I remember when I was very young seeing my first magic show. I was totally in awe witnessing the magical effects presented by the magician. This encouraged my curiosity, leading me to study and start practicing the art of magic. ln my studies I discovered you: Howard Franklin Thurston, world’s greatest magician,…

This spring, WOSU hosted a birding outing at Green Lawn Cemetery and followed it with brunch at the Abbey. Celebrated birding blogger and author, Julie Zickefoose, was on hand signing books and sharing observations on the morning’s experience. WOSU host of All Things Considered Ann Fisher welcomed the group and emceed the program.

There are two reasons why the Abbey has been a “hidden” gem for so long. First, a very tall hedgerow used to block visibility of the Abbey from the street. About 14 years ago, a family member of one of our residents paid to have the hedgerow removed in hopes it would reduce vandalism (and…

On Saturday, September 21, the first annual Green Lawn Abbey Classic & Exotic Car Show kicks off, and YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS IT! Displayed on the Green Lawn Abbey sweeping lawn will be a spectacular array of amazing cars. Stroll the grounds with good friends and car enthusiasts enjoying fabulous foods, classic music…

The Abbey has been a beehive of activity. On May 11 was our annual “Spring Cleaning.” Having this wonderful crew made the day so successful and timely. The Abbey looked amazing when we were finished. Many thanks to all these great volunteers! Remember the large black stain in the 1st floor foyer? That stain is…

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