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!


Paddy's Run Old Welsh Cemetery

3730 Millville Shandon Road , Route 748 Shandon OH 45063 Location: Okeana/Shandon Phone: (513) 738-4444

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...[more]


Plas Cadnant Bed & Breakfast

4777 Cincinnati Brookville Rd. Hamilton OH 45013 Location: Okeana/Shandon Phone: (513) 738-4180

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...[more]


Shandon Congregational Church

4872 Cincinnati-Brookville Road Shandon OH 45053 Location: Okeana/Shandon Phone: (513) 738-4127

With the congregation growing in size, the members of the Congregational Church voted unanimously on December 10, 1853 to build a new church. Construction began in 1854, but t he steeple collapsed,...[more]

Shandon Post Office

4801 Cincinnati Brookville Shandon OH 45063 Location: Okeana/Shandon Phone: (513) 738-3210

There has been an operating post office in the village since June 10,1831, under the names Paddy's Run, Glendower and Shandon. This building, housing the office in 2003, was built in 1864 by...[more]