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Johnston Farm & Indian Agency

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9845 N Hardin Rd, Piqua, OH 45356-9707
+1 937-773-2522
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Great place to learn about the natives

They have a fantastic little museum that really lets you see how the native Americans lived. Great... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Alex K
Step back in time

Johnston Farm can be a chance to step back in time. Very good for a day trip. House and grounds are... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
superstar51
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Sidney, Ohio
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The Johnston Farm & Indian Agency celebrates 2,000 years of Ohio's rich history from prehistoric Indians to Ohio's canal era. The focal point of the peaceful 200-acre park is John Johnston--farmer, public official, and U.S. Indian Agent for western Ohio from 1812 to 1829. Here Johnston's numerous contributions to the growth of early Ohio and the settlement of frontier America are presented in a truly unique and beautiful setting. Guests may also enjoy a ride aboard the General Harrison of Piqua, a replica 70-foot-long canal boat. Restroom facilities and a gift shop are located in the museum. Open by appointment Mon thru Fri in April, May, September and October. Open to the public 9:30 to 5:00 Thurs/Fri and noon to 5:00 Sat/Sun in June, July, and August.
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9845 N Hardin Rd, Piqua, OH 45356-9707
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

They have a fantastic little museum that really lets you see how the native Americans lived. Great open spaces for camping, if permitted too.

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Johnston Farm can be a chance to step back in time. Very good for a day trip. House and grounds are well maintained. Loved the old canal boat.

Thank superstar51
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Throughout our trip in Ohio, we encountered again and again limited days/hours for attractions. How are people to visit, especially if the hours on the website are outdated or simply wrong? DO call before you visit. We were lucky to get there on a Thursday...More

Thank 76desert
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This house is maintained with such care and the docents were great at weaving stories including the young acresses. Jean first led us in some Irish songs which was very endearing. We were told we should not leave hungry and go for seconds but there...More

Thank ISIGHT2014
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One of my favorite place for local history. A great place to learn about Indian history. Lots to see.

Thank CONNIE S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome, wholesome activities for the entire family. Houses a well preserved real canal boat that will take you up and down river. Have great historical programs throughtout the year, which includes (but not limited too) mystery dinner, meet Mark Twain and Teddy Roosevelt, civil war...More

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mcfair_58, Interpreter One - Johnston House at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for your kind review! It and you are appreciated.

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was a totally unexpected surprise in early Ohio history. John Johnston and his family's footprint on Ohio history was very educational. This site has many landmarks of interest. Interests pointed our are: ancient circular earthwork, duties of a US Indian Agent, Ohio Canal System,...More

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mcfair_58, House interpreter - Johnston House at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for taking time to post a review. Your thoughts are valued by all of us at the site!

Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is a great historical place to visit if you are interested in the early history of Ohio and the canal system. For the very low price of $9 or $8 for Seniors, it includes a museum, a guided tour of the Johnston family home,...More

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mcfair_58, House interpreter - Johnston House at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

We appreciate your review and are glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have travelled Ohio extensively, but somehow missed this unique much loved historic home. Well worth the admission price which includes the museum, a canal boat ride, a guided tour of the house and many outbuildings to explore. Guides were enthusiastic and...More

Thank MitziDee
mcfair_58, House Interpreter - Johnston House at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for your kind words about the site and the interpreters. Marla is blushing. <G>

Reviewed 26 May 2016

Johnston Farm and Indian Agency, located in Piqua, OH comprises a Museum, a canal boat ride, the Main House, Barn, Spring House, and Mound. Colonel Johnston was the local "Indian Agent". He was a remarkable man who clearly respected the Native Americans and did all...More

Thank bunchesofun
mcfair_58, House interpreter - Johnston House at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. Marla thanks you as well for the compliments concerning her and her work.

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kokomo27
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Response from chickenlady1510 | Reviewed this property |
They are not open in the fall for regular tours. That is only during the summer months. If you call you my be able to set up a special tour if you have a group.
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