For more information on local attractions, visit the Ross Chillicothe Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Visit the home of Thomas Worthington, the sixth governor of Ohio and a United States Senator. The house, grounds, museum, and educational center sit on 300 acres managed by the Ohio Historical Society. Hours vary, please check web site for details. Closed from November through March.
An historic building located in downtown Yoctangee Park hosts art shows and exhibits throughout the year. Tours available.
Visit four museums operated by the Ross County Historical Society. Exhibits at the Ross County Museum focus on local prehistory and history. Other museums are the McKell Library, Knoles Log House, and Franklin House Women's Museum.
This outdoor drama is based on the life of legendary Shawnee Indian leader, Tecumseh. The drama is performed during the summer at the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre.
Did You Know?
Freshwater mussels were an important resource for Hopewellian people. They were used as food, provided pearls for ornaments and shells were utilized for hoes. Although plentiful during the Middle Woodland period, over-harvesting and low water quality have reduced their numbers drastically today. Many freshwater mussels are on the State and Federal Endangered Species list. More...