577 State Route 7 North
Gallipolis, OH 45631
Phone: (740) 446-0090
Fax: (740) 446-0090x375
The Morgan Mansion was the home of a leading business person T.J. Morgan. The two-and-a-half-story structure illustrates a mix of Jacobean and Spanish Revival styles of architecture. The brick building has an asphalt roof, and stone and iron accents. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Altizer Park is a nice place to have some fun outdoors with the family. Located on Altizer Avenue, the park features a baseball field, a trampoline and a rocket ship structure for kids to play in.
Marshall University, inaugurated by John Marshal, is known for its research facilities. The university was established in the year 1837 and, as such has a number of historic buildings, the most significant one being the main administrative building.
Established in 1804, the Ohio University is the oldest university in the northwest, and is the ninth-oldest in the entire country. Located in the center of, and almost taking over the entire downtown area of, Athens, OH, this university has an extensive graduate and undergraduate program. See the website to know more.
Located on the 7th Avenue, New River Train Excursions is a museum which seeks to preserve the history of the railroads and trains in America. They also provide several rail trips and tours.
Ritter Park is a part of the Ritter Park Historic District and is one of the most prominent parks in the region. It has bagged a prominent place in national rankings of gardens and is the site of music festivals, car shows and treasure hunts. It is most popular for its Rose Garden and award-winning playground.
Museum of Radio & Technology, located on Florence Avenue is a museum which specializes in displays of radios and radio related exhibits. Some exhibits here include vintage radios displays, old radio television sets, amateur short wave radio sets and more.
Harveytown Park, located on Harvey Road, is a fun place to spend the day out in the sun. The place has picnic spots, one of which is accessible for wheelchair users, a water fountain, a grill and more.
Located on 9.9 acres ( 4.0 hectares) of land, the First Presbyterian Church is a historic structure. Known for it's melodious choir singers and beautiful events organised by the church to gather the kids of the parish and bring them together and teach them the values of the gospel and the church and to learn to love and worship the Lord. This church was listed as a National Historic Place in the year 1973.
The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center offers an insight into the daily lives of the people of Eastern Kentucky at the turn of the century. A variety of exhibits and interactive displays set the stage for a day of discovery and wonder. Delve into not only the region's vast historic landscape, but also discover the rich culture that thrives here.
The Mayo Mansion began its life in 1864 as a beautiful Victorian house that was known as the Gartrell-Hager House until it was purchased by Alice Jane Mayo, widow of the renowned entrepreneur and politician John Caldwell Calhoun Mayo. The house was remodeled and transformed into a magnificent mansion Beaux-Arts mansion by its new owner, incorporating materials brought over from Mayo's original home. This historic structure continues to stand even today and remains quite a stately sight to behold.
Its easy to while away the hours surrounded by the greenery that abounds at Ashland's Central Park. Spend the day lounging by the shimmering pond, or watch a game of softball at the park's well-maintained diamonds. This park is best known as the venue of the Winter Wonderland of Lights - an annual event that brings the park to life with thousands of twinkling lights.