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Belpre Historical Society/ Farmer's Castle Museum

Exhibits include:

The Southeastern Ohio Underground Railroad exhibit based on research by Henry R. Burke

A circa-1840 C-Spring Boot Carriage, built by the Brewster Carriage Company of Brewster, New York

An early 1900 pump Organ, a model of the Ferry Boat "Nina Paden" that ran between Belpre, Ohio and Parkersburg, WV before the 1915 bridge was built

An archeological collection covering 12,000 years, models of Farmer's Castle Fort and the Mill Branch Covered Bridge 

A grandfather clock circa-1815

Old farming tools

The museum also holds many artifacts of early Belpre, a seat from the 1904 Belpre B&O Railroad station, a working rug Loom, History and photographs of the early families of Belpre, Belpre High School Year Books from the 19'teens to present. You'll also find a research room and meeting room for 40 people.


Belpre Historical Society, Farmer's Castle Museum
509 Ridge Street

Belpre, Ohio 45714

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 423-7588

E-mail Address(es)


Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Special Hours: Open by apointment




Adults & Seniors: 4.00
Children under 4: FREE
under 4
Groups: 3.00
10 or more people
Students: 1.00
K - College

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check, Purchase Order



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