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7 Wonders Of The World That Are Actually Right Here In Ohio

This 1,348-foot-long and three-foot-high prehistoric effigy mound along Ohio Brush Creek in Adams County continues to marvel locals and visitors alike. It is one of the most impressive earthworks in North America, constructed in the shape of a snake. It was built around 1000 A.D. by the Fort Ancient culture and likely used as a place of ceremony.

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The Delta Queen, famous old riverboat that ruled the Ohio river until a few years ago, she is all wood, had to be retired, love those river boats

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A Kayak Adventure to see the Ghost Ship

Find out the story behind this local gem and why kayaking to the Ghost Ship from the Ohio River is a bucketlist adventure.

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Pushboats, sometimes called flatboats, were a common form of transportation along the Guyandotte River in Logan County, West Virginia throughout the nineteenth & early twentieth centuries. They were flat-bottomed, rectangular crafts that traveled into Logan from as far as the Ohio River. This scene, from appx. 1885, was taken near Ferrellsburg, WV. Many early settlers first came to the area by flatboat, & the boats like this were also used to transport heavy freight. -F. Keith Davis…

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Daniel Carter Beard ("Big Mac") Bridge over the Ohio River, seen from Newport, Kentucky. Early morning January 2012

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Richwood Plantation Inn, built in 1803, is located along the Ohio River in Milton, Kentucky & right across the river from Madison, Indiana. President McKinley stayed in the Richwood. In addition, Mr. Ed the talking horse actually spent some time at the plantation with his owner. The Richwood Plantation is a marvelous Bed & Breakfast. The property has a total of 117 acres with many walking trails & a beautiful view of mountains & the Ohio River just across the street.

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