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.

Hamilton Welcome Center

One High St Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 844-8080

Located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, the Hamilton Welcome Center provides visitors with the most up-to-date tourist and event information.[more]

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Heritage Hall

20 High St. Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 737-5958

Formerly the Hamilton Municipal Building, Heritage Hall displays exhibits highlighting the City of Hamilton, as well as Butler County's history through photographs, illustrations, and other...[more]

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Lane-Hooven House

319 N. Third St. Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 863-1389

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...[more]

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Michael J. Colligan History Project

1601 University Boulevard Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 785-3230

The Michael J. Colligan History Project is a joint undertaking of the Colligan Fund Committee of the Hamilton Community Foundation and Miami University Hamilton. Our goal is making historical...[more]

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Monument Cabin

High St. & Monument Ave. Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 785-7055

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...[more]

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Rossville Historic District

B St., E. Main St. & Amberly Dr. Hamilton OH 45013 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 844-8080

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...[more]

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Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument

High St. & Monument Ave. Hamilton OH 45011 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 867-5823

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...[more]