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Past Time: 8 Historical Attractions to Visit

History runs deep in Butler County, Ohio.

Explore these eight significant sites and historical attractions on your next trip!

BeauVerre Riordan Stained Glass Studios

1054 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio

BeauVerre Riordan Glass Studios, Middletown Ohio

Masterpieces are crafted by skilled artisans at the oldest, continuously operating stained glass studio in the country. 

Governor Bebb MetroPark Pioneer Village

1979 Bebb Park Lane | Okeana, Ohio

Governor Bebb MetroPark, Okeana Ohio

This park features seven authentic log cabins anchored by the 1799 birthplace of William Bebb, the 19th Governor of Ohio.

Soldiers, Sailors, & Pioneers Monument

1 S Monument Avenue | Hamilton, Ohio

Soliders, Sailors, & Pioneers Monument in Hamilton, Ohio

Honoring the founders and veterans of Butler County, this stately building accents downtown Hamilton with a beautiful and moving tribute.

Muhlhauser Barn

8558 Beckett Road | West Chester, Ohio

Muhlhauser Barn, West Chester Ohio

Harkening back to pre-Prohibition days, this historic barn was once part of the local brewing industry. It was moved to this location and is now surrounded by a beautiful park.

National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting

8070 Tylersville Road | West Chester, Ohio

National VOA Museum of Broadcasting, West Chester Ohio

This modest building in West Chester played a pivotal role in U.S. wartime efforts between World War II and the 1990s. Stop in for a tour to learn more about the history made here.

Wayne Embry Statue

Millet Hall | 500 E Sycamore Street | Oxford, Ohio

Wayne Embry Statue, Miami University Ohio

Honoring a Civil Rights and basketball icon, this stunning tribute highlights Wayne Embry's outsized impact on sports and society through his years of public and private service. 

Black Covered Bridge

5401 Corso Road | Oxford, Ohio

Black Covered Bridge, Oxford Ohio

Spanning Talawanda Creek, this historic bridge is one of the longest covered bridges in Ohio, and is particularly known for its use of two different truss types. 

Sorg Opera House

63 S Main Street | Middletown, Ohio

Sorg Opera House, Middletown Ohio

Built in 1891, this pillar of Middletown has been lovingly restored, and now hosts a variety of performances throughout the year.


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