Roscoe Village (Coshocton, Ohio)

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Roscoe Village
Distant view from the south
Roscoe Village (Coshocton, Ohio) is located in Ohio
Roscoe Village (Coshocton, Ohio)
Location Whitewoman and High Sts., Coshocton, Ohio
Coordinates 40°16′35″N 81°52′36″W / 40.27639°N 81.87667°W / 40.27639; -81.87667Coordinates: 40°16′35″N 81°52′36″W / 40.27639°N 81.87667°W / 40.27639; -81.87667
Built 1816
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Classical Revival, Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

73001403

[1]
Added to NRHP April 03, 1973

Roscoe Village, located in Coshocton, Ohio, United States, is a restored Ohio and Erie Canal town that was once operated by the non-profit Roscoe Village Foundation. All individual shops and restaurants are now privately owned and operated, as of 2005. The goal of the Foundation was to maintain some of the few historic buildings it owns in Roscoe Village. The Foundation also purports to promote education with regard to life along the Ohio and Erie Canal in the mid 19th century. Living history is displayed and there are annual events which attract tourists from all over the country. The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is located in the village, and features decorative arts, pioneer and Native American artifacts and local history displays.

Roscoe Village was also the location where the Walhonding Canal, a feeder canal that connected Cavallo in the northwestern part of the county with the Ohio and Erie Canal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Hill Jr., N.N. (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its past and present, 1740-1881. Newark, Ohio: A. A. Graham & Co., Publishers.

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