George Rogers Clark Heritage Association proudly presents the Crabill Homestead. 

This Federal style 1826 home sits on the banks of the Clarence J. Brown Reservoir.  It is open to the public on scheduled weekends throughout spring, summer and fall months for tours along with special events throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

May 25
Celebrating Jane Austen
A Tea Party at the Crabill Homestead

Join us for one of two seatings, 11:30 AM or 1:30 PM for a very special Tea Party.

Local historic interpreter and costume authority Leslie Arendt will portray the early 19th century writer, Jane Austen, and share her wit and wisdom with our guests.

In the spirit of Austen, we encourage our guests to come dressed as their favorite story characters (although costumes are not necessary).

Admission is $20.00 per person. Reservations are required. Call Lisa Hrinko at 937-390-3608.

Recent Events

April 13 and 14 — Spring Cleaning to Open the House

The Crabill House committee sincerely appreciates all of the volunteers who came by to help clean the house and grounds to prepare the house for summer visitors. It is because of your hard work that we are able to maintain this great old house, a part of Clark County's History.

April 27 and 28 — Repair to the Black Horse Tavern

The Civilian Corp of Interpreters turned the Crabill House into the 18th century Black Horse Tavern. We hope you enjoyed seeing how a tavern was operated, what accommodations were expected, and what kinds of food were served.

May 11 and 12 — Who was Johnny Appleseed?

Dr. Pamela Achenbach, Museum curator from Urbana University, presented a wonderful talk on the life and times of Jonathan Chapman (AKA Johnny Appleseed).