National Fossil Day Tour
Earth Sciences Week

Fossil Tour
October 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Map Room
The Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215


Explore fossils in the building stones of the Ohio Statehouse with special guests Mike Angle and Mark Peter of the ODNR Divistion of Geological Survey, and Dale M. Gnidovec, Curator of the OSU Orton Geological Museum


Celebrate Earth Science Week with a public tour of the Ohio Statehouse.  October 13, 2021 is National Fossil Day.  


Visitors will receive a free copy of the new booklet, Statehouse Fossils: A Guide to Fossils of the Ohio Capitol, by Mark E. Peter.  An informative poster of Fossils of the Columbus Limestone is for sale at the Statehouse Museum Shop.  


The tour is free and open to the public.  Large groups are encouraged to call and register in advance at 614-728-3726, or visit our Facebook event page.   


Photos of previous fossil tours.