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Butler County History

Butler County is rich with historical landmarks, museums, sculptures and historic districts!You'll see many museums and memorials throughout Butler County, reminding you of days gone by. Throughout some of Butler County's oldest communities lie stunning historic gems. Take a step back in time and experience the most stunning and significant historical landmarks in Butler County!

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead

2070 Woodsdale Rd. Trenton OH 45067
Location: Trenton

Built in 1874, this farmhouse was the home of the leading family of the Amish-Mennonite settlement that existed in the early 19th Century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. there are a variety of events hosted here throughout the year and it can be reserved for picnic spaces...

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Dayton Lane Historic District

712 Dayton St. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton

The Dayton-Lane Historic District encompasses homes of Hamilton's prominent industrialists. Featuring more than 200 structures represent architectural styles from the last quarter of the 19th century. The 1868 Titus Atlas of Butler County shows that the area contained within the district was only...

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DeWitt Log House

4824 Trenton Oxford Rd. Oxford OH 45056
Location: Oxford

The log house of Zachariah Price DeWitt is the oldest remaining structure in Oxford Township. It is the last of the pioneer homesteads established along the Four-Mile Creek before Oxford Township, the town of Oxford or Miami University even existed. The DeWitt Log House is a two-story log structure...

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Elisha Morgan Farm Mansion

6181 Ross Rd. Fairfield OH 45014
Location: Fairfield

The Elisha Morgan Mansion is a Flemish Bond brick farm "mansion," built c.1817, and stands as a treasured historic landmark in the City of Fairfield. It has been determined that the house, as it presently stands, was constructed in three stages. The original Federal style front portion, facing Ross...

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German Village Historic District

Vine St. & Dayton St. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton

German Village is a nine-block historic district located immediately north of Hamilton's central business district, and adjacent to the Great Miami River. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1991. It was the first residential development outside of Fort Hamilton...

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Governor Bebb MetroPark

1979 Bebb Park Ln. Okeana OH 45053
Location: Okeana/Shandon

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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Greenwood Cemetery

1602 Greenwood Ave. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton

Hamilton's original burial ground, established in 1848, is a prime example of the rural cemetery movement of the first half of the nineteenth century. Listed in the Department of Interior's National Register of Historic Places, Greenwood is noted for its fine collection of marble statuary and large...

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Highlands Historic District

Central Ave. to Superior Ave. Middletown OH 45044
Location: Middletown

The Highlands Historic District features over 60 architecturally distinctive homes, with the oldest built in 1894 by Charles Goldman.

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Hueston Woods State Park Pioneer Farm Museum

6924 Brown Rd. Oxford OH 45056
Location: Oxford

The Pioneer Farm Museum property has three buildings: the 1836 Doty Home, the former Oxford Township Trustees' Building (moved from East High Street in 2007), and an 1840s dairy barn moved from Trotwood, Ohio, when the original barn burned in 1980. The house was built by Joseph Morris in 1836, and...

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Hughes Schoolhouse

6010 Princeton Rd. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Liberty Township

This restored, one-room schoolhouse was built in 1887 and is still decorated in authentic furnishings.

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