Governor Bebb MetroPark
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.
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
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.
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
Great Miami River Trail Closure due to HIgh Water - November 2, 2018The GMRT is temporarily closed due to high water at the following locations: -Germantown bridge -122 bridge -9th ave. area 3/4 mile south of the River Center Please look for re-opening notifications once the water subsides and the trail is safe for use. As a reminder, never approach high water areas with the thought that it might be safe to cross. Rapidly flowing water can be dangerous!
Elk Creek MetroPark Sebald Park Area Trail ClosuresFor Park Customer/Owners safety, sections of the Ridge Trail and Valleyview Trail at Elk Creek MetroParks Sebald Park Area are closed for tree maintenance after this week's high winds. Updates will be posted when the sections are re-opened. Thank you for patience!
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.
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