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Dennison Railroad Depot Museum
400 Center Street, Dennison, OH 44621 | 740.922.6776 | www.dennisondepot.org
Also known as Dreamsville, USA to the 1.3 million soldiers that passed through during WWI and WWII, this former railroad hub and National Historic Landmark located along the National Defense Railway Route, will help you travel back in time to experience the hospitality and dedication of the Dennison Canteen volunteers in the beautifully restored 1873 Pennsylvania Railroad Depot featuring railroad cars and interactive learning for the kids.
Lunch in Downtown Dover
Explore downtown Dover for a quick lunch break. Choose from a number of restaurants and shops to grab a cup of coffee, eat and enjoy as you take a self-guided stroll downtown. At this time, you may choose from other local hot spots like Magic Mugs, Krocker’s Bar and Grill, Sammy Sue’s BBQ, Pangranzios or Mindy’s Station. Be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth with Miller’s Creamery, Sugarfuse, or Eiler’s Candy Store after lunch.
The Ernest Warther Museum
331 Karl Ave, Dover, OH 44622 | 330.343.7513 | www.thewarthermuseum.com
Home of World’s Master Carver, Ernest “Mooney” Warther. Over 64 hand carved masterpieces await your visit. Renowned for his attention to detail, Warther created perfect scale working replicas of steam engines including a recreation of the Lincoln Funeral Train. These works of art, crafted from ebony, ivory, and walnut, will surely amaze visitors. While at the museum, enjoy the quaint charm of the family home as well as Frieda Warther’s Swiss-styled flower gardens and her button collection featuring over 73,000 pieces arranged in beautiful patterns.
Age of Steam Roundhouse
213 Smokey Lane Rd SW, Sugarcreek, OH 44681 | 330.852.4676 | www.ageofsteamroundhouse.org
The world’s largest private collection of 20 locomotive engines of the late Jerry Jacobson is showcased at this working roundhouse. The 115-foot turntable offers an impressive glimpse into the former life of this 18 stall brick roundhouse. See freight and passenger cars as well as steam engines currently being preserved and restored to their former glory.
A tour of this facility requires proper shoes that cover the entire foot. (no sandals, flip flops or beach shoes)
Tuscarawas County, Ohio is filled to the brim with family and student group options. History and education are our specialties. If you would like to discuss more options, please contact us!
Historic Schoenbrunn Village
1984 East High Ave, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 | 330.663.6610 www.facebook.com/HistoricSchoebrunnVillage
Travel back in time and discover life in Ohio’s frontier during the time of the American Revolution. Founded in 1772, and meaning “Beautiful Spring” in German, Historic Schoenbrunn Village carries the distinction of Ohio’s first Christian settlement, the state’s first church, and first school. This former home of Moravian missionaries and Delaware Indians, Historic Schoenbrunn Village offers 17 reconstructed log buildings, gift shop, theater room, picnic area, and museum containing village artifacts and history items.
Lunch at Tuscora Park
161 Tuscora Ave NW | New Philadelphia, OH 44663 | 330.343.4644 www.newphilaoh.com/tuscora_park
Enjoy a picnic in the park at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia. Take a break and stretch your legs on the Boardwalk or enjoy a stroll past the 1928 Hershell-Spillman carousel which has been operating at the park since 1941. On-site dining options and catering available for groups.
Historic Zoar Village
198 Main Street, Zoar, OH 44697 | 800-262-6195
A National Historic Landmark, Historic Zoar Village celebrates the life and times of the 200 German Separatists seeking religious freedom that thrived for over 80 years as a successful communal society. Explore the unique and tranquil Zoar Gardens while visiting the historic buildings with costumed guides.
11067 Fort Laurens Rd., Bolivar, OH 44612 | 800-283-8914
Ohio’s only Revolutionary War Fort. The outline of the fort remains along with artifacts found during archaeological digs. The Fort Laurens museum offers a video of the history of the fort along with Colonial Era artifacts and weaponry.