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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Hamilton, OH, USA

The Benninghofen House is a historic residence in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

The Betts House is the oldest brick house in Ohio. . .

Wilberforce, OH, USA

The Colonel Charles Young house is a National Historic Landmark in Wilberforce, Ohio. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

The Cincinnati History Museum is an urban history museum. . .

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Dayton, OH, USA

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park commemorates three important historical figures—Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar—and their work in the Miami Valley. . .

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Dayton, OH, USA

This 65-acre campus contains more than 30 historic structures with a major focus on the region's 'technological innovations. . .

Greenville, OH, USA

Local history museum. . .

Point Pleasant, OH, USA

This location was the birthplace of US President Ulysses S. Grant. . .

Georgetown, OH, USA

This was the location where Ulysses S. Grant lived from 1823 until 1839. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic home in Ohio which was once the residence of the influential antislavery author. . .

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Dayton, OH, USA

This mansion once served as the residence of Orville Wright. . .

Piqua, OH, USA

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency preserves the 19th century home and farm of John Johnston. . .

Maysville, KY, USA

This museum has collections, exhibits and a research library related to the history of the Maysville region of northern Kentucky. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

This museum is based on the history of the Underground Railroad. . .

Dayton, OH, USA

The Patterson Homestead is a historic house museum in Dayton. . .

Dayton, OH, USA

The Paul Laurence Dunbar House was the 1904-1906 home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. . .

Springfield, OH, USA

This museum occupies a former inn on the National Road originally constructed in 1830s. . .

Milford, OH, USA

Promont is a historic house built in 1865 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. . .

Wilmington, OH, USA

Rombach Place is the home of the Clinton County Historical Society, which operates it as a museum, genealogy library, and conference center. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Skirball Museum in Cincinnati describes itself as "one of the oldest repositories of Jewish cultural artifacts in America. . ."

Metamora, IN, USA

This historic site near Cincinnati includes the Ben Franklin III Canal Boat and Metamora Grist Mill. . .

Cincinnati, OH, USA

William Howard Taft National Historic Site in Cincinnati includes the house where President William Howard Taft was born in 1857. . .

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