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The 1898

Van Wert, OH View map Visit website
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

The 1898 is a historic wedding venue situated in Van Wert, Ohio. Constructed in the late 1890s at the height of the Gilded Age, this mansion evokes a sense of vintage charm that lovers of old-world design will surely appreciate. It’s elegant architecture and welcoming atmosphere are bound to win over you and your loved ones. Complete with refined event rooms and a range of amenities, this hidden gem has everything you need for an unforgettable wedding.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether you envision an intimate elopement or a traditional celebration for dozens of people, The 1898 has the means to accommodate your needs. Defined by its French châteauesque style, the property is perfect for couples who want to celebrate their married future in a setting that pays homage to the past. All of the rooms are replete with fine antiques and artwork, while the manicured wedding garden provides countless photographic opportunities. You and your partner can exchange your vows outside before wining, dining, and dancing the night away in the reception space. Prior to the festivities, you can do your hair and makeup in the well-appointed Glam Room. The venue is also home to a pair of spacious dressing bedrooms, a dance plaza with an elevated stage, and a large lawn for entertainment. The 1898 can accomodate 65 guests inside and up to 300 guests outside in the wedding garden.

Services Offered

The 1898's experienced staff is well versed in bringing their clients' visions to life. They will work with you to develop an all-inclusive package that meets your specific needs. To enhance your experience, event items like wedding props, specialty vendors can be arranged. As well as weddings, this mansion can set the scene for anniversary parties, charity events, and corporate functions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,250

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,250

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Get Ready Rooms
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
October
November
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308 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH, 45891
4199109013

8:30 AM TO 5:30 PM Weekdays
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