Buffington Island commemorates the only significant Civil War battle that took place on Ohio soil.
A bronze statue stands on the site of George Armstrong Custer's birthplace. Only the foundation of the house remains at this roadside park and picnic area. Visitors at the exhibit pavilion may read about Custer's life and the spirited qualities of the young soldier whose "Last Stand" has made his name a household word. Custer, born in 1839, became famous as a daring cavalryman during the Civil War.
The birthplace of Ulysses S. Grant is a restored one-story, three-room cottage, built in 1817.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is an important site in Ohio’s history, particularly concerning its role in the abolitionist movement and Underground Railroad.
The McCook House was the home of Major Daniel McCook, who with his nine sons and the five sons of his brother Dr. John McCook, became known as the "Fighting McCooks" because of their contribution to the military, especially in the Civil War.
A re-created mid nineteenth century Ohio town.
The Rankin House, located in Ripley, Ohio, was an important stop on the Underground Railroad, which provided safe houses for slaves who were escaping to Canada.