Travel back in time to an era that forever changed the entire course of Ohio's history.
Check out Nan & Earl Miller’s recent experience on their trip here in Historic Roscoe Village.
Live out our history and immerse yourself in Ohio's rich heritage.
Roscoe Village sets the scene as the restored 1830s port town reveals a glimpse into what it would be like to live a day in the life. Complete with interpreters, a practicing blacksmith, digital kiosk, and even an activity center to try your hand at the many unique crafts of the time, our Living History Tours will whisk you away to yesteryear.
Discover an array of local artisans and boutiques as you stroll down the brick paved sidewalks and enjoy decadent eats and treats throughout the village restaurant and pubs.
Visitors are transported back in time while a team of draft horses pull the canal boat along a restored section of the Ohio and Erie Canal. Listen to the captain as he tells tales of canal life in the 1800s. It is sure to be the highlight of any trip!
What Makes Roscoe Village Unique?
Roscoe Village expands education and knowledge of the region's canal era, and beyond.
The nationally accredited Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum drives curiosity and inspires all ages to dive into the past with collections of, but not limited to, American Indian, Historic Ohio, Decorative Arts, and East Asian artifacts.
At Roscoe Village, there is always more to explore. The main floor of the Visitor Center has detailed dioramas, intricate maps and models of the canal and lock system and a working grist mill. Whitewoman Street includes the Village Smithy, the Hay Craft & Learning Center, the Toll House, Dr. Maro Johnson’s Office, Dr. Maro Johnson’s Home and Kitchen Pantry, the Caldersburgh Pearl Canal Boat Exhibit, the Craftsman’s House and the Roscoe School.
Roscoe Village is a place where history is alive and where visitors can experience the living history tour – stepping back in time.
Today, the Montgomery Foundation and the Roscoe Village Foundation continue the tradition of linking the Canal era to the present, and enthusiastically carry on the Montgomery’s legacy. Roscoe Village is an effort to preserve, protect and promote an important piece of Ohio’s history and heritage along the banks of the Ohio and Erie Canal.