Reddick Mansion in Ottawa will be open for homecoming photos

Gardens and grounds available

The Reddick Mansion Association in Ottawa invites students from Ottawa and Marquette Academy high schools to visit the mansion and use its gardens and grounds for homecoming dance photos.

Homecoming attendees, as well as their families and friends, are welcome. The mansion itself will not be open for photos.

The grounds will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3rd for Ottawa High School’s homecoming and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, for Marquette Academy’s homecoming.

Members of the Reddick Mansion Association will be on site to direct people and answer any questions. There is no charge for this event, but donations are gratefully appreciated. The Reddick Mansion gardens are maintained by an all-volunteer work force.

The Reddick Mansion, 100 W. Lafayette St., built in 1858, is open for tours and has rental space available for special events.