John Glenn Centennial Celebration
July 16-18, 2021

Guernsey County, Ohio’s most notable entity is none other than former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn. From hometown boy to space cowboy, John Glenn (astronaut and senator) is Guernsey County, Ohio’s most recognizable former citizen. Join Cambridge and New Concord, Ohio as these communities commemorate Glenn’s life and accomplishments during the John Glenn Centennial Celebration July 16-18, 2021.

Special events and activities will take place during the weekend. A visit to the John & Annie Glenn Museum in New Concord, Ohio is the perfect place to start. The museum tells the tale of the couple’s childhood roots and will offer free tours July 16-18. On Sunday, July 18, the museum will serve birthday cake in honor of what would have been John Glenn’s 100th birthday.

A 7-mile race will take place on Saturday, July 17 starting at Pritchard Laughlin Civic [...]

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