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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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Lucy Hayes Heritage Center

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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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Hirsch Fruit Farm

Hirsch Fruit Farm Market is located off of scenic State Route 772 in Chillicothe, OH.  In addition to carrying seasonal items such as various fruits and vegetables, flowers, hanging baskets, gift boxes and baskets, this locally owned farm market carries 

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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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Pump House Center for the Arts

The Pump House and Water Works was built in 1882 as the water source to fight fires for the historic city of Chillicothe.  It is located in beautiful Yoctangee Park near the heart of the historic district.

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