HISTORICAL BUILDINGS & HOMES
The Uptown District contains many structures built from 1860 to early 1900s. A leisurely stroll around our neighborhood will unveil generations of history. For more information, including a self-guided Historic Walking Tour, click here. You may also download a self-guided Historic Driving Tour, by clicking here.
Reuben Partridge Mural; Photo courtesy Union County CVB
MURALS & VINTAGE SIGNAGE
Col. Noah Orr Art Installation - 103 S. Main Street
The art installation features Colonel Noah Orr, known as "Union County's Giant" and honors his association with the Liliputian Opera Company. Click for more info.
All Ohio Balloon Festival Mural - 207 N. Main Street
The All Ohio Balloon Fest mural was completed in 2011 on the West Fourth Street side of the Marysville Journal-Tribune building. The mural was completed by muralist Curtis Goldstein and features festival founders, Jack Scott and John Feenstra, as well as Journal-Tribune founder Bruce Gaumer, along with third generation Publisher Dan Behrens and his grandson Berkley Behrens.
Reuben Partridge Mural - 130 N. Main Street
The Reuben Partridge mural, located on the East Fourth Street side of the Hatfield Chiropractic Clinic (130 North Main Street) celebrates the accomplishments of Reuben L. Partridge, who built hundreds of bridges in Central Ohio, four of which still stand in Union County. Along with a portrait of Partridge, the mural also includes a couple in period clothing riding a horse-drawn buggy amid a pastoral setting. The mural was completed in 2010 by artist Curtis Goldstein.
The Uptown District contains many buildings constructed from 1860 to early 1900s. Two of these buildings still bear original signage, such as the John Auer Grocer (225 East Fifth Street), and the Marysville Cabinet Company (204 East Fourth Street). Although the signs were repaired in 2010-2011, they remain unchanged from their original design and placement.
MARYSVILLE UPGROUND RESERVOIR
The Marysville Upground Reservoir is a 170-acre lake located at 18375 Raymond Road, approximately 4 miles from Uptown Marysville. The reservoir offers plentiful recreational activities, including boating, fishing, kayaking, sledding, and a 2-mile recreational trail. For more information, please click here.
UNION COUNTY TOURISM INFORMATION
For additional attractions, hotels, and amenities, please contact the Union County CVB by calling 937-642-6279 or stop by the Union Station 1820 Welcome Center at 109 East Fifth Street.