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Hours: Park - All daylight hours year round. Museum and Gift Shop - Memorial Day Weekend through October 31st on Saturday and Sunday between 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Buckeye Furnace is a reconstructed charcoal-fired blast furnace, one of many that once operated in southeastern Ohios Hanging...
Campus Martius Museum houses three floors of historical exhibits focusing on the Northwest Territory and its first settlement, Marietta. Visitors can also tour the Rufus Putnam House and the Ohio Company Land Office. Use the links at right to browse through what Campus Martius has...
The mission of the Roscoe Village Foundation is the preservation, restoration and interpretation of Roscoe's heritage during the Ohio Canal Period. Offering living History Tours, Hands-On activities, Festivals and events, Canal boat rides, shopping, dining, The Gardens of Roscoe,...
HOURS: May - Oct: 12:00 - 5:00 P.M. Daily, Nov - Dec.: 1:00 - 4:30 P.M. Wed. - Sun, Jan - Apr: 1:00 - 4:30 P.M. Tue. - Sun, Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas. Adults: $4.00, Students: $3.00, Family(2 adults with children 6-18): $11.00, The...
From about 1830 to 1900, the Hanging Rock Iron Region produced the majority of iron within the United States. The iron region is about eight miles wide. It extends through the east part of Scioto (county), and the west part of Lawrence(county), and enters Jackson county on the north,...
The Council promotes and educates visitors on the significant environmental, labor, and African-American history of the coal-mining boomtowns located within the Wayne National Forest region. The towns share their common heritage and cultural arts by sponsoring several festivals,...
Restored birthplace of First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes, Wife of the 19th U.S. President. Ohio's Rutherford B. Hayes. Open for Tours: April - September. Fridays and Saturdays from 1-4pm. Other times by appointment.
America's oldest continuously operating theater. Discover the heritage of this historic building that began as a Masonic Hall and continue to the current day theater. Many top name acts performed on this stage including Bob Hope, Laurel & Hardy, Sophie Tucker, and many more.
Start of Operation 1846. Olive Furnace has a unique arch. The furnace was built with a brick arch to support the boilers. A rear arch enabled the furnace to be charged, but this portion of the structure has fallen away. Evidence of the road leading to the furnace can be found in...
One of only about 396 drive-ins left in the United States! The Skyview Drive-In was built in 1948 by the late Carlos Crum. Walt Effinger, an employee of 30 years, purchased the drive-in in April of 1994 from Mr. Crum. Walt continues to maintain the high standards customers have...
The Ridges, formerly called the Athens Lunatic Asylum, was a mental hospital operated in Athens, Ohio from 1874 until 1993. During its operation, the hospital provided services to a variety of patients including Civil War veterans, children, and violent criminals suffering from various...
Nov 2 (Fri)
Whispering Cave Hike

1:00 pmMeet the naturalist at the trailhead located by the cabin area for a moderately strenuously hike to the second largest recess cave in the park

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Whispering Cave, Phone: 740-385-6841

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

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Nov 3 (Sat)
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

10:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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Nov 18 (Sun)
Athens Asylum Walking Tours

2:00 - 4:00 pm.Due to the popularity of our tours we now require preregistration. This is an outdoor walking tour and will cover the entire loop of the grounds including the cemeteries so if you have small children, bring a stroller. George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or -The Ridges,- will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum......

Cost: $12-$15 per person/Res Req

Contact: Athens Asylum, Phone: 740-592-2280

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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Nov 24 (Sat)
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Dec 16 (Sun)
Santa Train

11:00 am and 2:00 pm Departure on Saturdays and Sundays between November 24th and December 16th.6:00 pm Departure on Saturday, Dec 8th and 6:00 pm Departure on Saturday, Dec 15th.A long tradition in the Hocking Valley--the annual Santa Trains. Continue the tradition as Santa visits each child as the train rolls along the valley.Take part in an annual Christmas......

Cost: $14-$18 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-249-1452

Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

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Dec 16 (Sun)
Athens Asylum Walking Tours

2:00 - 4:00 pm.Due to the popularity of our tours we now require preregistration. This is an outdoor walking tour and will cover the entire loop of the grounds including the cemeteries so if you have small children, bring a stroller. George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or -The Ridges,- will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum......

Cost: $12-$15 per person/Res Req

Contact: Athens Asylum, Phone: 740-592-2280

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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Dec 31 (Mon)
New Years Eve Train and Fireworks

10:30 pm Departure. Ring in the New Year in a unique way. Take the train and watch the fireworks as 2019 is ushered in. Choose from pizza and pop cars or wine and cheese cars.New Years resolution to do something different... Party on the train as you ring in the New Year. Enjoy pizza and pop or wine and cheese during the ride, and watch the fireworks display......

Cost: $20-33 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-753-9531

Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

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Feb 17 (Sun)
46th Annual Winter Hike Series

2:00 pm. All Ages. Take a 2.5 or 5-mile hike through the woods and fields. Food will be served. Buzzards Roost Picnic Area, 1375 State Route 674 N, Canal Winchester, OH 43110.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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