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OHIO 2017

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75 w w w . o h i o h a s i t . c o m JOHNSTON FARM & INDIAN AGENCY 800-752-2619 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org Find 2,000 years of history, from American Indian mounds through Ohio's canal era, at this peaceful 250-acre site. Tour the 1829 Johnston home, the American Indian museum, explore the farm and ride a mule-drawn boat on the historic Miami and Erie Canal. MIAMISBURG MOUND 866-580-6508 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org See the largest cone-shaped burial mound in Ohio, constructed by people of the ancient Adena culture (800 B.C.–A.D. 100). NATIONAL AFRO-AMERICAN MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER 800-752-2603 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org Enjoy regularly changing exhibits and spe- cial programs sharing African American history, art, and culture at this museum in Wilberforce, home of two historically black universities, Wilberforce and Central State. PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR HOUSE 800-860-0148 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org Tour the restored home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906), who gained international acclaim as a writer and voice for equality for African Americans. SERPENT MOUND 800-752-2757 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org See the largest and finest serpent effigy earthwork in the world, likely built by people of the Fort Ancient culture circa A.D. 1100. Follow a footpath around the serpent and hike wooded trails nearby. U.S. GRANT BOYHOOD HOME & SCHOOLHOUSE 877-372-8177 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org Explore young Ulysses Grant's life by visiting his school and his boyhood home, restored to its appearance in 1839, the year Grant left for West Point. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON TOMB 844-288-7709 ohiohistory.org Contact: Mallory Skrobot mskrobot@ohiohistory.org See the monument and tomb of William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, and learn about his life and accomplishments. LODGING GREAT WOLF LODGE-CINCINNATI/MASON 513-229-5817 groups.greatwolf.com/mason Contact: Jennifer Hesse jhesse@greatwolf.com Great Wolf Lodge –Cincinnati/Mason is the perfect choice for a group retreat or a professional meeting! An all-suite property featuring a 79,000 square foot indoor water- park, full-service spa, restaurants, arcade and so much more, we have something for all of your needs! We are the region's most unique group experience- everything under one roof! We offer a spacious, flexible con- ference facility with state of the art audio visual, uncompromised culinary quality and unbeatable on-site group activities.

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