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Ross County Heritage Center


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Ross County Heritage Center The Ross County Heritage Center in Chillicothe, Ohio's First Capital, is the place to be to if you want to see fascinating exhibits on everything from Ohio statehood, prehistoric cultures, the Civil War and World War I to horse-drawn vehicles, early automobiles, railroad history, historical toys & dolls and more!  Tours include the new Heritage Hall, Ross County Museum, Knoles Log House and Franklin House Museum.  And while you're here, ask about the onsite McKell Library where thousands of historical books, documents and photographs are located and available for viewing.


Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Address:
45 W. Fifth Street


Phone: (740) 772-1936
Our Website:www.rosscountyhistorical.org

Come visit us in Chillicothe, Ohio

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Great Seal State Park

Great Seal State Park is located in Ross County near Chillicothe, about an hour drive south of Columbus, or north of Portsmouth. The picture-perfect landscape of rolling hills and trees was the model for the historic Great Seal of the State of Ohio and is a modern-day dream for hikers.

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Old Canal Smokehouse

If you're in the mood for hickory smoked barbeque then this is the place for you!  The Old Canal Smokehouse is located in historic downtown Chillicothe and has everything from great ribs, chicken, prime rib and salmon to sandwiches, burgers, appetizers and desserts. 

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

This National Historical Park preserves the remains of the earthworks of the Hopewell culture that lived in this area 2000 years ago. Take a self guided tour of the mounds, view some of the finely crafted artifacts in the museum and view the video, "Legacy of the Mound Builders"

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Sumburger Drive-In

If you're looking for a truly unique dining experience, the Sumburger Drive-In fits the bill. The menu of this 1950's style diner includes sandwiches, (including the one that inspired the diner's name) soups and salads in addition to 

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Ross-Chillicothe CVB

The Ross County area is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain chain. The county is surrounded by four state parks offering the area with numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. Chillicothe, Ohio's 1st and 3

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