The Ohio Heritage Garden

By Faye Mahaffey OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer Ohio’s official botanical garden of native plants, the Heritage Garden, showcases Ohio’s natural history in a series of gardens representing Ohio’s five major physiographic regions that […]


The John Rankin House Historic Site sits on a hill overlooking the village of Ripley, the Ohio River and the state of Kentucky. The house was the home of the famed Underground Railroad conductor, Rev. […]



If you haven’t walked or driven by the Ripley Library lately, I invite you to do so. We have a creative “family”of scarecrows that welcome you to the library. I want to thank everyone that […]


The Parker House in Ripley, Ohio is an Underground Railroad site. It has been awarded the status of a National Historic Landmark which is the highest award given by the National Park Service to historic […]