Adena Adena Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601 Anybody interested in the history of Ohio, or pre-1812 US History, will love this historic site. Home of Thomas Worthington, the father of Ohio's Statehood, this mansion offers a peek into life when Ohio was a very young state.;
The Ohio Theater, Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Theater is a performing arts center located at 39 E. State Street. Known as the "Official Theater of the State of Ohio," the historic 1928 movie palace was saved from demolition in 1969 and completely restored. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977.
Ohio State Reformatory Built in 1886 for young offenders, this castle-like prison is now listed on the national register of historic places and offers guided tours and haunted overnight tours. Also where Shawshank Redemption was filmed.