With everything from thrilling outdoor sports activities to modernly chic shopping hot-spots, Butler County has something for visitors of every age!
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Arts abound in Butler County! With talented theatre groups, inspiring art shows, and creative collaborative productions, the art scene is exploding in every Butler County, Ohio community.
Okeana is brimming with history. You'll fall in love with the scenery and rich historical past of the Governor Bebb Pioneer Village. This 264-acre preserve is a collection of historic log cabins and houses with have moved from other locations in the area. These reconstructed cabins represent a typical early Midwestern settlement. The centerpiece of the Pioneer Village is the log house birthplace of William Bebb, the 19th Governor of Ohio.
Shandon is filled with off the beaten path activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. Shandon is Ohio's first Welsh settlement in Ohio. Books in Shandon welcomes you and is here to help you find an interesting read, a hot cup of coffee or tea, and delicious Welsh cakes!
Shandon presents many annual events throughout the year. Christmas in the County, an annual Welsh Christmas celebration is held in downtown Shandon and features Welsh traditions and holiday cheer. The Strawberry Festival in Shandon is an annual festival featuring a Welsh dinner, Welsh harp music, and an antique tractor show!
Okeana and Shandon are quaint and quiet communities that make them perfect destinations for a well-deserved couples retreat away from the hustle and bustle of a busy city. Explore the history and heritage of Okeana and Shandon while enjoying the company of the friendly locals and their families.