The Uhrichsville Clay Museum – Uhrichsville, Ohio

Eastern

The Uhrichsville Clay Museum features a rich history of an area that was once considered the Clay Capital of the world with over 30 clay manufacturing plants in the area.

The Museum offers a variety of exhibits for every age to enjoy.

Exhibits are stocked with pieces from the past.

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Historic Schoenbrunn Village – New Philadelphia, Ohio

Central

First settled in 1772 by Moravian Missionary, David Zeisberger, Schoenbrunn (or “Beautiful Spring” in the native Delaware language) has become the window into our states past. Schoenbrunn Village grew to include over sixty dwellings and 300 Delaware Native Americans and Moravian missionaries. These residents drew up Ohio’s first civil code and built its first Christian church and schoolhouse.

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Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center – Berlin, Ohio

Northeastern

Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center – Berlin, Ohio

This center is designed to give the visitor an accurate picture of the lifestyle, faith and culture of the Amish, Mennonite and Hetterite peoples.  You will receive a warm welcome when you visit the center.  It is also designed to invite visitors to meet the Christ of the culture of these groups, His uniqueness and claim upon their lives and customs.

A unique educational experience awaits you at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center.  You will see the history of the Amish, Mennonites and Hetterites on Behalt – one of only four cycloramas in North America.

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Preble County Pork Festival – Eaton, OH

Southwestern

The Preble County Pork Festival, a 41 year tradition in rural Eaton, OH attracts over 100,000 visitors one weekend a year. Always the third weekend in September the Pork Festival a 501c5 non-profit organization that returns all its profits back into the community. Pork production has traditionally been a main stay for the county and this weekend is its proof.

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Newark Earthworks Great Circle Museum – Heath, Ohio

Central

This National Historic Landmark is a place where visitors can explore a 2,000 year-old geometric earthworks that served both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the people know to archaeologists as the Hopewell culture. Owned by the Ohio Historical Society, the Newark Earthworks State memorial includes the Great Circle Earthworks State Memorial, Octagon Earthworks, and the Wright Earthworks. Also home of the Greater Licking County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Victoria Theatre – Dayton, Ohio

Southwestern

The Victoria Theatre has entertained Dayton since 1866. Today, it’s home to performances by Dayton Ballet, Muse Machine and Cityfolk. Victoria Theatre Association also presents the Miami Valley & Good Samaritan Hospitals Broadway Series, Universal 1 Variety Series, Michelob Ultra Cool Films series, Physicians for Kids Discovery Series, Victoria Family Series, and Star Attractions at the Victoria Theatre.

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Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center – Dayton, Ohio

Southwestern

The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center represents yet another jewel in the crown of our nation’s performing arts venues. Upon opening in 2003, the Schuster Center engaged the entire Dayton community and raised the curtain on years of great performances and abundant support.

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Hocking Hills

Southeastern

HOCKING HILLS: Land of Ahhhs

Stand beside a crystal clear waterfall. Hike a craggy cave. Wander along a lush woodland trail. Or shop for antiques and fine art treasures at boutiques and galleries.

Ahhh. It’s what just about everyone who visits the Hocking Hills has to say. You’ll say it too. The moment you enter this breathtaking natural area of Ohio, you’ll feel the stress of the work-a-day world fade away. You’ll marvel at some of the nation’s most spectacular natural beauty. You’ll be astonished by the amazing array of places to stay and things to do… and by how remarkably affordable your unforgettable experience will be.

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The Spicy Lamb Farm – Peninsula, OH

Northeastern

The Spicy Lamb Farm is about celebrating the abundance of life. The farm is part of the Cuyahoga Valley Natioanl Park’s Countryside Conservancy At The Spicy Lamb Farm, we raise Dorset sheep, have started an orchard with organic varieties of apple, pears, and plums., and are planting a spicy herb/vegetable garden, wildflowers, and pumpkins.

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The Glacial Grooves – Kelley’s Island, Ohio

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Northern

The Glacial Grooves - Kelley’s Island, Ohio.jpgThe Glacial Grooves – Kelley’s Island, Ohio

How often do you get to see something that is 18,000 years old?  You can see something created by the great ice sheet which covered part of North America when you visit the Glacial Grooves on the north side of Kelley’s Island.  It is the largest easily accessible such place to see the grooves in the world.

The solid limestone bedrock was scoured by the ice sheet.  A trough 400 feet long, 35 feet wide and up to 10 feet deep are there for you to see today.  

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