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Fort Laurens State Memorial

11067 Fort Laurens Rd NW, Bolivar, OH 44612-8944
+1 330-874-2059
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Day Trip for History Buffs

This is a great gem to visit if you're an history buff. Even if you're not, there are hiking and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
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History Tour

Very educational video and tour! History buff use stop. Tomb of unknown soldier from revolutionary... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Jill R
Marysville, Ohio
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11067 Fort Laurens Rd NW, Bolivar, OH 44612-8944
+1 330-874-2059
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great gem to visit if you're an history buff. Even if you're not, there are hiking and biking trails too. The fort itself is only the outline, and the museum is small but full of neat artifacts. The video is new this...More

Thank DawneLarissa
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very educational video and tour! History buff use stop. Tomb of unknown soldier from revolutionary war. Outline of the original fort on site. Only revolutionary war fort in Ohio! Enjoyed it alot!!

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Easy access from the freeway. Small museum. The video was about 20 minutes long and outdated but worth seeing to get the background history of the area. The museum had various items found during excavation. It was interesting to read about the history of the...More

Thank advsmuch
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If your a history buff this place is worth checking out. We have done it once and that was plenty. Not a lot to see but if you want to spend an afternoon here there is a great picnic area and the towpath trail connects...More

Thank Kampingkeith
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I visited because an ancestor of mine helped build Ft. Laurens. The location was lovely, and the information provided was very interesting, but not overwhelming. They perfect setting for a picnic, and gaining an understanding of a less understood piece of the Revolutionary War.

1  Thank amcd522
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I loved my visit to Fort Laurens. No, the fort itself no longer exists, but the outline is delineated in the grass and plaques explain the fort and what went on there. As a historian, I love using my imagination and thinking about the people...More

Thank graveyardgrrrl
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Not open on Monday or Tuesday. Plaques on site are worth a look even on a day it's closed. We took our time and read the plaques in order and walked the outline of the fort. It was helpful that they had a dirt outline...More

1  Thank P T
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The fort is about a 1/2 mile off of I77 would make for a nice break from driving or Fort Laurens State Memorial would make a nice day trip if combined with other area attractions like Zoar. The museum is small but has plenty of...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We weren't sure what to expect. I had read about the museum that was there and the outline of the fort. Well, we went on a Tuesday and even I was shocked of the lack of anything there. There is an outline of where the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We visited as I am very interested in history and this is the only Revolutionary War Fort in Ohio. The video, a bit out of focus, was interesting and the small museum has some interesting artifacts. The docent could answer all of our questions and...More

Thank CincyBill
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