Hello History and Heritage!

Hello Weekend! Hello History and Heritage! History buffs can appreciate the many monuments and memorials dedicated to Butler County’s past and can also enjoy touring historic homes or attending events showcasing history. Plenty of landmarks in Ohio, can be found right here in Butler County, Ohio! Butler County’s history goes all the way back to the days of the woolly mammoths. Stop by the Hamilton Welcome Center to see these archaeological finds. Take advantage of the deep-rooted history in Butler County, and historical sites in Ohio, on your next weekend getaway!


Wooly mammoths in Butler County, OH


  • Soldiers, Sailors & Pioneers Monument (Hamilton) – Visit the Soldiers, Sailors & Pioneers Monument honoring those that have fought for our country as well as those that founded Butler County.
  • Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead (Trenton) – Tour the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead and learn all about the early 19th century Amish-Mennonite settlement in Butler County.
  • Miami University Freedom Summer 1964 Memorial (Oxford) – Honoring civil rights workers training for registering voters in Mississippi in 1964, this memorial is sure to help you appreciate current voting rights.
  • Butler County Courthouse (Hamilton) – Built between 1885-1889, the Butler County Courthouse is a reminder of how much history Butler County truly has.


Ready to dig into Butler County history? Start your family friendly weekend getaways with a free Butler County Visitors Guide. Hello History and Heritage! Hello Weekend!