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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,...
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,...
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...
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.
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...
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...
Jul 8 (Sat)
Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery

6:00 pm Departure. Our ever-popular Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery trains are family-friendly and feature a group of bandits on horseback making an attempt to rob the train. Now, before you think, -Rob the train...-, we distribute play money to everyone before the train departs. The -robbers- then come through and collect the play money once they are able......

Cost: $17-21 per person

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

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Jul 9 (Sun)
Scalawags and Renegades

9:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Jul 28 (Fri)
Scalawags and Renegades

9:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 5 (Sat)
Aug 6 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 5 (Sat)
Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery

6:00 pm Departure. Our ever-popular Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery trains are family-friendly and feature a group of bandits on horseback making an attempt to rob the train. Now, before you think, -Rob the train...-, we distribute play money to everyone before the train departs. The -robbers- then come through and collect the play money once they are able......

Cost: $17-21 per person

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

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Aug 12 (Sat)
Scalawags and Renegades

9:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 12 (Sat)
Aug 13 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 19 (Sat)
Aug 20 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 26 (Sat)
Aug 27 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival

5-11pm Wed-Fri, 11am - 11pm Sat. Come enjoy Hot Buttered Sweet Corn served fresh on theh cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contest galore, historical exhibits, and top name country music entertainers.

Cost: Rides/Parking/Food Costs

Contact: Sweet Corn Festival, Phone: 740-467-2104

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Sep 2 (Sat)
All Caboose Train Ride

11:00 am Departure. We will pull grab all of the cabooses that are privately-owned as each owner allows at least and operate our annual all-caboose. Usually we have about five cabooses in the train. The train operates to East Logan and return with photo run-bys where everyone has the opportunity to de-train and photograph the train passing by before re-boarding......

Cost: $25 per person

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

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Sep 4 (Mon)
Labor Day Train Ride

1:00 pm Departure. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Along the way, we will pass through the historic company town of Haydenville, which was the last company town in Ohio. It was once part of a large brick and clay company known in its later days as NATCO. Other sights along the trip include......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Sep 9 (Sat)
Sep 10 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Harvest and Heritage Celebration

12:00 - 4:00 pm. Sponsored by Fairfield County Forever and Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club.Celebrate our Fairfield county heritage. Featuring the Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club. Watch as early farm machinery is used to bring in the harvest. There will be activities, demonstrations and displays, food concessions. Admission is free to this family-friendly event.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Sep 23 (Sat)
Sep 24 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Sep 30 (Sat)
Oct 1 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Oct 5 (Thu)
Oct 6 (Fri)
Oct 7 (Sat)
Spirit of Roscoe Tour

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday. Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Oct 6 (Fri)
thru
Oct 27 (Fri)
October Weekday Fall Foliage

1:00 pm Fridays in October. Due to the incredible popularity of the fall colors of scenic southern Ohio, we operate extra trains on Fridays only in October. These trains are no different than the Noon and 2:30 trains on Saturdays and Sundays, other than an extra option for your trip. Each Friday between October 5th and 27th, one train each day departs the Nelsonville......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Oct 7 (Sat)
Oct 8 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Oct 12 (Thu)
Oct 13 (Fri)
Oct 14 (Sat)
Spirit of Roscoe Tour

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday. Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Oct 14 (Sat)
Oct 15 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Oct 19 (Thu)
Oct 20 (Fri)
Oct 21 (Sat)
Spirit of Roscoe Tour and Lantern Tour

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday. 7:00 pm Friday and Saturday by Reservation ONLY.Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Oct 21 (Sat)
Oct 22 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Oct 26 (Thu)
Oct 27 (Fri)
Oct 28 (Sat)
Spirit of Roscoe Tour

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday. Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Oct 28 (Sat)
Oct 29 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

more info

Nov 19 (Sun)
Frontier Trail Hike

1-3 pm. Learn and explore the history of the Ash Cave region with a walk back through time dramatized by costumed interpreters along the trail. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

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

Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Nov 25 (Sat)
thru
Dec 17 (Sun)
Santa Train

11:00 am Departure.2:00 pm Departure.6:00 pm Departure on Saturday Dec 2nd and Dec 9th Only.Our longest-running annual event, the Santa Train has been a long-standing family tradition for over three decades. These ever-popular trains begin Saturday, November 25th and continue each Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, December 17th. Two trains depart the Nelsonville......

Cost: $17/adult, $15/sen, $13/child

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

Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 2 (Sat)
Dec 3 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 9 (Sat)
Dec 10 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 16 (Sat)
Dec 17 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 23 (Sat)
Dec 24 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 31 (Sun)
New Years Eve Train and Fireworks

10:30 pm Departure. Celebrate the new year on the train. The train travels to East Logan and returns. On the return trip, the train stops near the stroke of midnight as everyone is treated to a great fireworks display to help bring in 2018. Two seating sections are available: -Pizza and Pop- and -Wine and Cheese.- Only those over age 21 are permitted in the......

Cost: $20-35 per person

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

Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

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