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Sullivan-Johnson Museum

Built as a stately private residence, circa 1896, this elegant three-story structure is now home to the many notable exhibits that are a key part of Hardin County's heritage. The World Famous Kenton Toys Collection, dating back to 1898, a gallery devoted to Jacob Parrott, the nation'

Kenton, OH Museums

Balyeats Coffee Shop

A Van Wert tradition since 1924, Balyeat's Coffee Shop offers daily specials with dinners that are priced just right. Don't worry about asking for a menu - just ask the waitress what'

Van Wert, OH Businesses

Lincoln Highway Country Store

The historic Lincoln Highway, the nation's first paved transcontinental highway, bisects Van Wert County from east to west. This highway, conceived in 1913

Van Wert, OH Businesses

Swan House Tea Room & Shoppe

For 50 years, the 1865 home served as a family dwelling before it was converted into a tea room and was used for medical practices and apartments for 80 years.

In 1998, the property was purchased and fully restored back to a tea room where you can enjoy "proper tea."

Findlay, OH Businesses

Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve

Lawrence Woods is one of Ohio's newest preserves. The site containing 1,059 acres was purchased in 1997

Kenton, OH Nature Preserves

Beaner's

Gathering place for young and old. Delicious pastries and a wide variety of coffees. Across from Defiance College.

Defiance, OH Businesses

Encore Theatre

Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc. performs a summer musical, five regular season plays, and at least three McDonalds' Youth Theatre productions each year at the Encore Theatre.
The 2007-2008 Adult Season includes:
July 13-15 & 20-22, 2007: "Grease";
September 14-16 & 21-23, 2007: "

Lima, OH Theatres

Harrod Veterans' Memorial Park

The Veterans' Memorial Park lies adjacent to the Railroad Heritage Park and displays a 155mm M114 A2 Howitzer Cannon, an Anchor from the USS Texas, an M60 A3 Battle Tank and a UH-1

Harrod, OH Memorials

The Shay Locomotive Display

A restored narrow-gauge geared locomotive, known as the Shay Locomotive, was built in 1925 by the Lima Locomotive Works and is located at the Allen County Museum Complex.

For a period of almost 70 years, the Lima Locomotive Works built 2,761 Shay locomotives, the last in 1945

Lima, OH Railroad History

Varsity Club Sports Eatery

The Varsity Club is the only Sports Bar in Hardin County. The Varsity Club provides a family friendly, smoke-free atmosphere with fun for all ages. The Varsity Club has the best wings, pizza, steaks & sandwiches around and with over 10 TV'

Kenton, OH Businesses

Kissner's

Located in Downtown Defiance much at Kissner's has stayed the same over the years including great food. Beautiful old original bar. Bring the Family!

Defiance, OH Businesses

Brumback Library

The Brumback Library was built with funds bequeathed to Van Wert County residents by John Sanford Brumback, a former resident of Van Wert. Mr. Brumback'

Van Wert, OH Historic Libraries

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