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Golf

Location: Ironton | 523 Private Road 531 | Ironton

Distance: 14.0 mi

Ironton Outdoors
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Raccoon Creek County Park

Location: Gallipolis | Raccoon Creek | Gallipolis

Distance: 22.5 mi

Situated in the foothills of Southeastern Ohio the park bordered on the north by Raccoon Creel, the stream formerly called "Etha Petha," the Shawnee word for raccoon. To the south lies hills and upland fields adjacent to the historic Popular Knob. The Park showcases 700 acres of both natural areas and recreation facilities that afford visitors many and varied leisure experiences year round.

Gallipolis Outdoors
Parks
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Holiday Point Marina

Location: Portsmouth | 1200 Braunlin Road | Franklin Furnace

Distance: 24.2 mi

Private marina with open slits for transients. Snacks, ice, gasoline and restaurant. 15 miles east of Portsmouth in Franklin Furnace

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Shawnee Boat Club

Location: Portsmouth | 940 Riverview Drive | Portsmouth

Distance: 24.6 mi

Private boat club with overnight facilities. Ice, snacks, and gasoline available. Located under U.S. Grant Bridge in Riverfront Park

Portsmouth Outdoors
Parks
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Laurel Valley Creamery

Location: Gallipolis | 930 Laurel Road | Gallipolis

Distance: 26.1 mi

The Nolan family's Laurel Valley Creamery got its start in 2005 when Nick and Celeste Nolan purchased farmland belonging to Nick's grandparents in an attempt to carry on their family farming tradition. Their goal now is to create a successful cheese business and also help people renew their relationship with food production. Nick and Celeste firmly believe that by turning grass into cheese there are rewards far greater than just filling stomachs.

Gallipolis Arts
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Elizabeth Evans Waterfowl & Bird Sanctuary

Location: Gallipolis | Gallipolis

Distance: 26.7 mi

Over 60 acres set aside for wetland bird and wildlife species while serving as a living, learning laboratory for students. The sanctuary is open year round for walk-in use during daylight hours

Gallipolis Learning
Outdoors
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Gallia County Genealogical Society, OGS Chapter

Location: Gallipolis | 412 2nd Ave or 57 Court St. | Gallipolis

Distance: 26.7 mi

To promote interest in genealogical study and research and to take an active part in collecting and preserving records of interest to Gallia County, making them available for genealogical research. The society encourages active membership in the local and state societies by publishing genealogical material relating to Ohio, particularly Gallia County. The information is compiles by members and used to encourage members to join their lineage societies thereby honoring and documenting their ancestors. The society hosts several book signings for local authors and has various items for sale pertaining to genealogical research and Gallia County.

Gallipolis Learning
Historical
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Gallia County Historical and Genealogical Society

Location: Gallipolis | 412 2nd Ave or 57 Court St. | Gallipolis

Distance: 26.7 mi

Offers a Gallia County Museum that is dedicated to the collection, consecration and preservation of artifacts relevant to Gallia County's rich history. Visitors to the museum will enjoy the main rooms collection which features articles that have been donated by the residents of the count, along with exhibits of O.O. McIntyre, the Village of Vinton and Eno Grange. The museum also includes a Medical Room, Military Room and the Military Wall of Fame, which honors our Gallia County military men and women who served our country.

Gallipolis Learning
Historical
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Just Fired Ceramic Studio

Location: Gallipolis | 300 2nd Avenue | Suite 500 | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.0 mi

An open studio where members of the community can create using their own imagination. All levels of skill are encouraged to experience working in a functional studio. Also offering instructional classes in the Ceramic Arts and a variety of method production such as hand building and potters wheel. Special orders can be placed if you're looking to purchase some unique items. Stop by or give a call for additional information

Gallipolis Arts
Learning
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Ohio Valley Symphony

Location: Gallipolis | 428 2nd Avenue | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.2 mi

A snap of the fingers confirms that bell clear acoustic quality inside the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre. The Ariel is home to the Ohio Valley Symphony, the only professional orchestra in the southeast Ohio area. This restored 1895 opera house is host to professional and amateur performances and presentations year round with a five concert Ohio Valley Symphony series each year. A variety of performance classes are available as well as yoga, Zumba, and ballroom dancing. Lectures, business meetings and more round out the Ariel Calendar.

Gallipolis Arts
Learning
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Our House Museum

Location: Gallipolis | 432 1st Avenue | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.2 mi

Established in 1819 by Henry Cushing and his sister Elizabeth Cushing Foster. It was run as a tavern and inn to travelers. The tavern also served as a gathering place for the local people so that they might get the latest news and discuss current events with the travelers. Today, it is a place to see living history. The museum staffed by volunteers known as "docents," this is the French word meaning "to serve." Come and spend some time the docents as they step back in history. Points of interest within the museum are General Lafayette's jacket that was left behind during his visit in 1825, the Summer Kitchen, the Tavern Room and artifacts in the attic.

Gallipolis Historical
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French Art Colony

Location: Gallipolis | 530 1st Avenue | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.3 mi

A regional multi-arts center dedicated to supporting arts education and cultural enrichment in our communities. For more than 40 years, the French Art Colony has woven creative threads throughout the diverse area connecting people in a colorful celebration of life. Housed in an 1855 Greek Revival home, "Riverby," the Art Colony offers extensive youth arts programming designed to spark the imaginations of pre-K youth through teenagers and beyond. Adult art classes, exhibits and annual events showcase the creative spirit of our Appalachian region. The FAC's Riverby Theatre Guild, comprised of community and children's theatre, a puppetry playhouse and educational outreach, offers magic of live performances throughout the year, utilizing a number of area venues. Visit the FAC's website for the most up-to-date information on gallery exhibits, classes and performances.

Gallipolis Arts
Learning
Historical
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John Gee Black Historical Center

Location: Gallipolis | 48 Pine Street | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.7 mi

A cultural and education center to ensure the preservation of tradition, culture, crafts, music and art of the African Americans in Southeastern Ohio and to educate our diverse people about African-American traditions and about the past and present contributions of African-Americans to this country.

Gallipolis Historical
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Pine Street Cemetery

Location: Gallipolis | Pine Street | Gallipolis

Distance: 27.7 mi

Established around 1790. The most interesting monuments are those of the original French 500 Settlers and Congressman Vinton for whom, in 1850, Ohio's Vinton County was named. Some of the early gravestones remaining in the cemetery today are inscribed with dates of deaths as early as 1815. Many older headstones feature epitaphs with warnings to the living to convey strong and enduring messages. These sedate symbols of expression took far less space than words.

Gallipolis Historical
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Cliffside Golf Course

Location: Gallipolis | 100 Cliffside Drive | Gallipolis

Distance: 28.8 mi

Offers 18 challenging holes, with 4 sets of tees, which tests all skill levels and provides an exceptional golfing experience. Founded in 1988, Cliffside was designed by golf course architect Jack Kidwell.

Gallipolis Outdoors
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Bob Evans Farm Homestead Museum

Location: Gallipolis | 791 Farmview Road | Gallipolis

Distance: 29.2 mi

The Bob Evans Farm Homestead Museum offers a first look at the heritage of a company, an entrepreneur and his family and the history of the region. Visitors have the opportunity to sit at the reconstructed counter of the original Steak house owned by Bob Evans and see life-sized models of Bob and Jewell Evans filming their television commercials in their original kitchen through an old television console or through the lens of an actual television camera of the era. Visitors can follow the displays as the history of the business unfolds with its dreams and goals, personalities, challenges, growth and success.

Gallipolis Historical
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Rio Valley Stables

Location: Gallipolis | 10854 St. Rt. 588 | Gallipolis

Distance: 29.2 mi

Partnered with Bob Evans Farm to bring horseback riding back to the farm. The skilled handlers will pair you with one of their beautiful horses to enjoy a ride through the trails at Bob Evans Farm.

Gallipolis Outdoors
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Wolford’s Landing

Location: Portsmouth | 6888 East Front Street | Sciotoville

Distance: 30.3 mi

Facilities include shelter and shower house. 73 electric and water sites and 10 full hookups

Portsmouth Outdoors
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The Lakes Golf Course

Location: Portsmouth | 5549 KY-7 | South Shore

Distance: 31.4 mi

9 Holes

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Merry Family Winery

Location: Gallipolis | 2376 OH-850 | Bidwell

Distance: 33.5 mi

Located in rural Gallia County, the Merry Family Winery is housed in the former Jewell Evans Grist Mill. The Winery is family owned and operated as well as the vineyards. Come and sample their handcrafted wines and sit a spell on the front porch rockers. The winery offers Friday night "Pasta Dinners" and has rooms available for large groups. It's a perfect place for family and friends to gather in a casual and charming atmosphere.

Gallipolis Arts
Special Interest
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Riverfront Camping Area

Location: Portsmouth | Portsmouth

Distance: 33.9 mi

Operated by the City of Portsmouth & overlooking the Ohio River

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Mound Park

Location: Portsmouth | 17th Street | Portsmouth

Distance: 34.9 mi

Horseshoe-shaped Indian burial grounds located in one of our beautiful city parks

Portsmouth Historical
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Shawnee State Park

Location: Portsmouth | State Route 68 off St Route 125 | Portsmouth

Distance: 35.3 mi

107 Class A sites. Facilities include shower houses, flush toilets, electricity, laundromats, access to beaches, playgrounds, boating and fishing area

Portsmouth Outdoors
Parks
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The Philip Moore, Jr. Stone House

Location: Portsmouth | Holl Road | West Portsmouth

Distance: 35.3 mi

Dating back to 1797, this is the oldest house in Scioto County. The birthplace of Methodism in the county, it is also the last remnant of Alexandria. Pioneer furnishings. Tours by appt.

Portsmouth Historical
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Tremper Mound

Location: Portsmouth | Junction of Route 73 & Route 104 | Portsmouth

Distance: 35.3 mi

Historical site where the famous Indian "stone pipe: artifacts were discovered.

Portsmouth Historical
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1810 House

Location: Gallipolis | 1926 Waller Street | Portsmouth

Distance: 35.4 mi

Examine & hold timeless articles found throughout this extraordinary "touching museum." Open 2-5 on weekends, May-December; other times by appointment Donations accepted.

Gallipolis Historical
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Elks Country Club Golf Course

Location: Portsmouth | Galena Pike | West Portsmouth

Distance: 37.4 mi

18 Holes, Private. Architect: Donald Ross

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Shawnee State Resort & Forest

Location: Portsmouth | 11152 US-52 | Friendship

Distance: 38.7 mi

Ohio's largest with over 66,000 acres. Outdoor recreation include hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, hunting, golf, tennis, & swimming. During hunting season, except in Roosevelt Game Preserve, all of Shawnee State Forest is fair game with an abundance of deer, squirrel, grouse & turkey

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Shawnee Park Marina

Location: Portsmouth | 4404 Oh-125 | West Portsmouth

Distance: 39.8 mi

Located along the Ohio River in Shawnee State Park with restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily and breakfast on weekends and holidays only. State golf course adjacent

Portsmouth Outdoors
Parks
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Serpent Mound

Location: Portsmouth | 36 miles northwest of St. Rt. 73, near Locust Grove |

Distance: 121.7 mi

Built between 100 B.C. and 700 A.D., this is one of the few effigy mounds in Ohio & is the largest & finest serpent effigy in the US. The earthen "serpent" stretches nearly a quarter of a mile.

Portsmouth Historical
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Brush Creek State Forest

Location: Portsmouth |

Recreation, camping & hunting. Abundant deer, squirrel, turkey, and grouse.

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Burlington 37 Cemetery

Location: Ironton |

A memorial marker of the 37 slaves freed in 1849 by James Twyman, stands at the gates of this cemetery. All 37 names have been engraved in the marble stone to commemorate their courage.

Ironton Historical
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Dean State Forest

Location: Ironton |

The highest point in Lawrence County, Ohio, is located in the forest at Decatur Township with an elevation of 1,055 feet. Ohio River Observation Point: Three states can be seen at this vantage point in South Point, Ohio, at the opening of the Big Sandy River. A sheltered picnic area is available as well as a paved ramp for launching watercraft

Floodwall Murals-River Front Landing-Ironton

Ironton Outdoors
Parks
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Floodwall Murals

Location: Ironton |

 The artwork along side the Ohio River on Second Street in Ironton, Ohio, depicts the history and achievements in Lawrence County. The floodwall can be found in the Center St. area of Ironton.

Ironton Arts
Historical
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Lake Vesuvius

Location: Ironton |

The Vesuvius Recreation Area, named for the old Vesuvius iron furnace, is in the Wayne National Forest. This 143-acre complex is north of Ironton, just off State Route 93. There are camping and picnic areas, and hiking trails, horseback riding trails, fishing, boating, swimming and the Ohio University Southern Nature Center. 

Ironton Outdoors
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Lambert Lands Memorial

Location: Gallipolis |

Dedicated to 30 ex-slaves freed by slave holder Charles Lambert Jr. of Bedford County, Virginia, in his last will and testament. In 1843, the group migrated northward, crossed the Ohio River and settled on 365.5 acres in Morgan Township in Gallia County, Ohio. Gallia County had more than one major route for salves to escape from the southern plantations in their quest for freedom. The Lambert Land is a communal property and served as the homestead for many families. Descendants of the Lambert Land settlers lived on the property until 1972.

Gallipolis Historical
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Lawrence County Historic Iron Furnaces

Location: Ironton |

Relics of Lawrence County’s vigorous industrial past scattered throughout the beautiful wooded hills of Hanging Rock Iron Region and the Wayne National Forest. 

Ironton Historical
Outdoors
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Lawrence County Historical Museum

Location: Ironton |

An eclectic mix of Lawrence County memorabilia can be found. Located at 506 S. 6th St., Ironton. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, April through October and re-opening in November through the holidays. Displays change every six weeks. Group tours available by appointment. Gift shop. 

Ironton Historical
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Macedonia Church

Location: Ironton | County Road 120 |

This church is where the 37 slaves conducted their services. It is still used today for significant community events on Center St. in Burlington. 

Ironton Historical
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Madog Center for Welsh Studies

Location: Gallipolis | University of Rio Grande |

Located in the midst of one of the largest Welsh-American settlements in North America, the Madog Center for Welsh Studies has established a Resource Center which helps to support its mission. In the endeavor, the center is unique in the US and Canada. The center fosters an understanding and appreciation for Welsh heritage and contemporary Welsh culture. The center

Gallipolis Learning
Historical
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Ohio River Burlington Picnic Area

Location: Ironton |

This site where the original Lawrence County Courthouse once stood was the route to freedom taken by the Burlington 37 settles from Madison County, Va. 

Ironton Historical
Outdoors
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Old Route 75 Tunnel

Location: Ironton |

Visit the historic 165 foot tunnel, built in 1866, located at the intersection of US Route 52 and State Route 93.

Ironton Historical
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Scottown Covered Bridge

Location: Ironton | State Route 217 | Scottown

In 1991, this historic timber frame covered bridge was preserved and is located on State Route 217 in Scottown, Ohio. 

Ironton Historical
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Shawnee Village

Location: Portsmouth | Kenna Road 6 miles west of Portsmouth on St. Rt. 52 |

Facilities include electric, water, pool, recreation house, swimming, boating and fishing on Turkey Creek Lake. Full hookup on 75 sites

Portsmouth Outdoors
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Symmes Creek-Chesapeake

Location: Ironton |

Symmes Creek is a 76.4-mile-long tributary of the Ohio River in southern Ohio in the United States. Via the Ohio River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 357 square miles on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau. Public boat ramp access off Symmes Creek Rd in Chesapeake. 

Ironton Outdoors
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The John Campbell Home

Location: Ironton |

John Campbell was the founder of Ironton who also served to help runaway slaves. The slaves traveled through tunnels into the basement, up a back staircase and hid under the eves of the roof until Campbell could finalize plans for their move further north. The history-packed area can be found at North Fifth Street in downtown Ironton. 

Ironton Historical
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Village of Adamsville

Location: Gallipolis |

First settled in 1800, when Adam Rickabaugh, a Revolutionary War veteran, brought his family from Virginia to the valley that he had seen while in service. He applied to the federal government for this land with his bounty from war. His deed is signed by President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. The log village on the Bob Evans Farm includes four cabins and a schoolhouse that have all been reconstructed and renovated on the farm

Gallipolis Historical