"Bibliophiles take note!" Columbus Off The Beaten Path Tip by little_liebchen

Columbus Off The Beaten Path: 23 reviews and 40 photos

James Thurber (author, humorist, cartoonist) was born and bred in Columbus. His home is a museum that has been restored to reflect the period that he lived there as accurately as possible. The house hosts such wonderful activities as "Evenings with Authors," where both famous and up-and-coming writers give fascinating lectures.

I used to volunteer there. It's worth a trip, especially if you are a Thurber fan or a fan of New Yorker magazine. And even if you just like early 1900's era houses...

The house is also said to be haunted (if you're a fan of Thurber, you should know this already...he wrote about it). But the entire time I worked there, I never once encountered the ghost!

Phone: 614-464-1032
Website: http://www.thurberhouse.org

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 13, 2007
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