Governor Bebb MetroPark
Pioneer Village & Governor Bebb Cabin
1979 Bebb Park Ln., Okeana, OH 45053
The Bebb Cabin, built in 1799, was the birthplace and boyhood home of William Bebb. Mr. Bebb was Ohio's 19th Governor. The cabin is one of six authentic log structures that were relocated to Governor Bebb MetroPark to form a representation of an early 19th century Pioneer Village.
Chrisholm Historic Farmstead
2070 Woodsdale Rd., Trenton, OH 45067
Christian Augspurger, leader of the Amish-Mennonite settlement in the river valley, built the original home at the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. A fire destroyed the home in 1873. In 1874, Christian's son, Samuel Augspurger, built the brick farmhouse that is presently on the Farmstead. The Augspurger House is open during scheduled programs and for special events.
Indian Creek MetroPark
Pioneer Church and Burial Ground
3000 Indian Creek Rd., Reily Township, OH 45056
Dated back to 1810, the cemetery is home to the gravesites of some of the area's earliest settlers. Built in 1829, the brick meeting house is on the three-acre wooded site.
Bunker Hill Cemetery
5351 Reily-Millville Rd., Reily Township, OH 45056
Veterans from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War are buried at the one-acre Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Historic Sites at a Glance
Closure of Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge Area for Trail ConstructionPlease check the NEWS section of this website for more details regarding this closure which begins August 13, 2018 until the area is re-opened by the Executive Director.
Pumpkin Vine Trail Closure - Rentschler Forest MetroPark -Reigart Road AreaDue to heavy rains, a .35 mile section of the Pumpkin Vine Trail has been washed-out , deemed unsafe for passage, and closed at the Reigart Road Area of Rentschler Forest MetroPark, located at , 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township OH 45011. Barriers and signage are in place and indicate an alternate route for passage; however, until repairs have occurred this section of trail will remain closed. Thank you for your patience as MetroParks staff works to make the necessary repairs.
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