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Northeast Ohio Region
Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial
SCHOENBRUNN VILLAGE STATE MEMORIAL
SCHOENBRUNN VILLAGE STATE MEMORIAL
The Moravian church founded Schoenbrunn ("beautiful spring") in 1772 as a mission to the Delaware Indians. The settlement grew to include sixty dwellings and more than 300 inhabitants who drew up Ohio's first civil code and built its first Christian church and schoolhouse.

Problems associated with the American Revolution prompted Schoenbrunn's closing in 1777. Schoenbrunn's story features a rare meeting of Indian and European cultures and a fascinating perspective on the American Revolution.

Today the reconstructed village includes seventeen log buildings, gardens, the original mission cemetery, and a museum and visitor center. The site also includes natural areas and picnic facilities.


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
December 16 by moore
The past three years Shoenbrunn village fair has been abolutely awesome. The fourth annual Fair will be held on October 20th and 21st, 2012 at the Schoenbrunn Village
May 17 Great Native Indian History in Ohio by Will & Elizabeth Blind Lanc OH
Great Candlelight Walk Tour on 05/15/2010. Well organized and performed by fine period dress impersonations.
July 22 Great summer trip! by C. Harmon
I have lived in the Dover-New Phila area all my life and ventured here with my family and always loved it. So when I decided to take my boys age 8 & 5 I knew they would love it too. And they did! A fantastic step back into time. A must see for history buffs and all! Adults and kids will love this park.
May 17 Step slowly onto a trail back into 1772 by Lawrence Acton
Begin a candlelight tour half hour before sunset of a missionary village laid out as a Christian Cross in 1772


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Rose's Vacation Cabin - Glouster, OHCottages and Cabins
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Web Site: rosesvacationcabinrental.com
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