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Hamilton History & Heritage

Hamilton, Ohio history and heritage is another reason this community is a great stop on your Butler County getaway. Enjoy visiting the Lane Hooven House, a restored octagonal home built in 1863. Or, take a trip to the Solider, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument, located at the 1790's site of Fort Hamilton, featuring colorful windows, amazingly detailed architecture and a 17-foot Civil War soldier proclaiming victory on top of the sculpture. Taking an interactive tour of Hamilton's historic landmarks lets you see the highlights of Hamilton, Ohio history using the city's digital booklet: Walking Tours of Historic Hamilton, Ohio.

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Lane-Hooven House

319 N. Third St. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
This octagonal house, is one of only 400 in the United States. This rare, restored octagonal home was once the home of prominent Hamilton industrialist Clark Lane and is one of only 400 octagonal structures in the United States. Built in 1863 by local industrialist Clark Lane, the Victorian Gothic...
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Monument Cabin

High St. & Monument Ave. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
Monument Cabin is an 1804 log cabin restored on the site of old Fort Hamilton along the bank of the Great Miami River. The cabin is open to public viewing and is furnished with pieces to reflect the early pioneers of Butler County, which makes it great for educational tours! The cabin is located...
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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd. Hamilton OH 45013
Location: Hamilton
One of Hamilton Ohio's hidden gems! Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park is one of the best kept secrets around. Featuring over 300 acres of beautiful natural scenery and monument art place in nature, it's the perfect place for a walk, picnic, run or art gazing any time of day. Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park's...
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Rossville Historic District

B St., E. Main St. & Amberly Dr. Hamilton OH 45013
Location: Hamilton
Rossville was founded in 1804 as a separate city from Hamilton. It was names after Senator James Ross of Pittsburgh, a friend of George Washington and General Arthur St. CLair. Throughout the 19th century, Rossville was known for its inns, agricultural businesses, breweries, and industry. The town...
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Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument

High St. & Monument Ave. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
This Butler County monument stands proudly at the 1790s site of Fort Hamilton, right along the banks of the Great Miami River. It honors those who have fought and served for our country as well as those who first settled in Butler County. Notable features of the monument are gorgeous stained glass...
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