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Historic Roscoe Village

The Roscoe Village Foundation
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-7644, 800-877-1830
Overview
The mission of the Roscoe Village Foundation is the preservation, restoration and interpretation of Roscoe's heritage during the Ohio Canal Period. Offering living History Tours, Hands-On activities, Festivals and events, Canal boat rides, shopping, dining, The Gardens of Roscoe, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum and Living History Exhibits.
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Calendar of Events
Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides
May 26 (Fri)
thru
Sep 4 (Mon)

1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm Tuesdays - Fridays

1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays

Closed all Mondays. Closed September 17, 18, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.

Boat departs on the hour. Weekends only in September and October.

October 21, 22, 23 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm.

A serene 45 minute ride down a restored section of the Ohio-Erie Canal, pulled by a strong team of draft horses. Once aboard the Monticello III you feel as if you were gliding right into Ohio history.

Watch the hoggee (The person who led and cared for the animals that pulled the canal boat was called the Hoggee. It is derived from the English word hogler, meaning low class field worker.) lead the huge team of draft horses as they pull the canal boat gently along its way. The captain will describe 1800s life on the canal, close your eyes you will believe you are there.

$6. - for students

$7. - for seniors

$8. - for adults

The canal boat is located at 23253 State route 83 North, Coshocton, OH 43812. You may drive to the canal boat landing or choose to walk the two path from the Roscoe Village Visitor Center.

Cost: $6-8.00 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Spirit of Roscoe Tour
Thu Oct 5Fri Oct 6Sat Oct 7

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday.

Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Spirit of Roscoe Tour
Thu Oct 12Fri Oct 13Sat Oct 14

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday.

Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Spirit of Roscoe Tour and Lantern Tour
Thu Oct 19Fri Oct 20Sat Oct 21

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday.

7:00 pm Friday and Saturday by Reservation ONLY.

Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
48th Annual Apple Butter Stirrin Festival
Fri Oct 20Sat Oct 21Sun Oct 22

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday.

They are host to a wide variety of artisans, crafters and food vendors, this late October festival celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of autumn. Smell the fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire as you stroll through the street to the tunes of bluegrass and music from days gone-by. Events throughout the weekend include Living History Tours, Spirit of Roscoe lantern tours (Friday and Saturday only), canal boat rides, and a childrens activity area.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Spirit of Roscoe Tour
Thu Oct 26Fri Oct 27Sat Oct 28

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday.

Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Christmas Candlelightings
Sat Dec 2Sun Dec 3

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday

1:00 pm on Sunday.

During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. (A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance.) In the evening, Roscoe Village celebrates the holiday season with its Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Experience the tradition of the Christmas tree lighting and the lighting of each individual candle as everyone softly sings the first verse of -Silent Night.- Admission and parking are free. Activities vary for each Candlelighting.

Roscoe Village will offer -A Roscoe Christmas- tour during each Candlelighting. Christmas cards, toys, treats, -visions of sugarplums- and letters to Santa -- learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1830s.

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Christmas Candlelightings
Sat Dec 9Sun Dec 10

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday

1:00 pm on Sunday.

During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. (A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance.) In the evening, Roscoe Village celebrates the holiday season with its Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Experience the tradition of the Christmas tree lighting and the lighting of each individual candle as everyone softly sings the first verse of -Silent Night.- Admission and parking are free. Activities vary for each Candlelighting.

Roscoe Village will offer -A Roscoe Christmas- tour during each Candlelighting. Christmas cards, toys, treats, -visions of sugarplums- and letters to Santa -- learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1830s.

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Christmas Candlelightings
Sat Dec 16Sun Dec 17

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday

1:00 pm on Sunday.

During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. (A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance.) In the evening, Roscoe Village celebrates the holiday season with its Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Experience the tradition of the Christmas tree lighting and the lighting of each individual candle as everyone softly sings the first verse of -Silent Night.- Admission and parking are free. Activities vary for each Candlelighting.

Roscoe Village will offer -A Roscoe Christmas- tour during each Candlelighting. Christmas cards, toys, treats, -visions of sugarplums- and letters to Santa -- learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1830s.

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Christmas Candlelightings
Sat Dec 23Sun Dec 24

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday

1:00 pm on Sunday.

During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. (A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance.) In the evening, Roscoe Village celebrates the holiday season with its Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Experience the tradition of the Christmas tree lighting and the lighting of each individual candle as everyone softly sings the first verse of -Silent Night.- Admission and parking are free. Activities vary for each Candlelighting.

Roscoe Village will offer -A Roscoe Christmas- tour during each Candlelighting. Christmas cards, toys, treats, -visions of sugarplums- and letters to Santa -- learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1830s.

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Website: www.roscoevillage.com
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