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Okeana & Shandon History & Heritage

Okeana, Ohio and Shandon, Ohio are rich with history and heritage. The Governor Bebb Pioneer Village and Covered Bridge appeals to nature lovers, history buffs, outdoor recreation enthusiasts and more. Shandon, Ohio is Ohio's first Welsh settlement, so this charming community is filled with history!

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1858 Morgan Township House

6464 Okeana Drewersburg Rd. Okeana OH 45053
Location: Okeana
The Morgan Township Historical Society Museum features exhibits relating to the development of Morgan Township and the surrounding area. Tours are available by appointment by calling 513-738-0845. The Morgan Township Historical Society is an organization, which exists to collect and preserve...
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General Store & More

4751 Cincinnati Brookville Rd Shandon OH 45064
Location: Shandon
Shandon General Store and More is the former home of A. R. Robinson's General Store. In November 1905 construction began on this building for Alexander and Ellen Robinson. The country store was in operation until 1969. Since then it has served as a meat market and antique shop.
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Governor Bebb MetroPark

1979 Bebb Park Ln. Okeana OH 45053
Location: Okeana
The smell of fresh air and a bit of historical flavor are just a few of the ingredients that bring a touch of nostalgia to this preserve. The Governor Bebb Preserve features a historical pioneer village, which includes the log house birthplace of William Bebb, Butler County native and Ohio's...
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New London Cemetery

5195 Alert New London Road Shandon OH 45063
Location: Shandon
The cemetery was organized in 1866 with burials starting in 1867. The cemetery has a total of 16.5 acres with over 2,000 burials. Many of the first burials were disinterred from the Paddy's Run Graveyard in Shandon. Veterans are buried in the cemetery from the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War,...
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New London School Yard & Paddy's Run Historical Marker

Cincinnati Brookville Road Shandon OH 45063
Location: Shandon
Three acres were purchased in 1871 and a four-room brick schoolhouse was constructed. It was used as a school through 1939. During the years of 1931-1939, Ross High School was located here. The Shandon Public Library was housed in this building for many years until it closed in 1964. This was also...
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Paddy's Run Old Welsh Cemetery

3730 Millville Shandon Road Shandon OH 45063
Location: Shandon
The Paddy's Run Old Welsh Cemetery in Morgan Township was established in 1821 and the cemetery was in use for approximately 70 years. Sixty percent of those buried here were persons of Welsh origin, although more than half of the surnames are English, French, or German. Veterans from the Napoleonic...
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Plas Cadnant Bed & Breakfast

4777 Cincinnati Brookville Rd. Hamilton OH 45013
Location: Hamilton
Plas Cadnant Bed & Breakfast, the former John Lloyed Evans Home & Store is the former home, post office, grocery, and dry good store of John Lloyd Evans. He purchased the property from Hugh Williams on February 20, 1862. In 1892 the home and store was sold to Jacob Schradin, Jr. The building served...
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Salty Dog Museum

4995 Cincinnati Brookville Rd. Shandon OH 45063
Location: Shandon
The Salty Dog Museum takes viewers through the evolution of automobile transportation in their Shandon Museum. Every vehicle is incredibly well-kept and restored to its original glory. Ambitious collectors Ron Miller and Mark Radtke have dozens of cars from the early 1900s. Admire the vast...
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