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A fun place to drive by for comedic relief.

I recommend driving by. It will give you a chuckle. It is at the corner of Franklin Street and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
kris m
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Naples, Florida
small but attractive

the Gene Autry Park was created to commemorate a visit from Gene Autry in the 1930's. Kenton... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
gma31
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Kenton, Ohio
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98 N Market St, Kenton, Kenton, OH 43326-1259
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I recommend driving by. It will give you a chuckle. It is at the corner of Franklin Street and Market Street.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kris m
Reviewed 29 April 2018

the Gene Autry Park was created to commemorate a visit from Gene Autry in the 1930's. Kenton produced toy guns which were endorsed by Gene Autry and he came to visit to tour the factory that produced the toys. The park is very small, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank gma31
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Nice, small, clean pocket park on city corner in downtown Kenton near the courthouse square (98 N Market St). If you don't know the city's history, the tribute to a long time California resident might seem out of place. Your grand kids probably won't even...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have used this for a backdrop for many photos, the person in the photo is credited for saving the town of Kenton when he allowed his cap guns to be made here at the old Kenton Hardware a long time ago.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

While taking a ride on our Spyder, we look for places to stop about an hour from our home. This was an interesting one. An early reviewer gave more information than the site itself. It was a corner lot, a couple of benches, and a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Gene Autry brought Kenton back to economic life after Kenton Hardware made a iron cap gun just like the one he used in movies and tv shows. The town was so thankful, they declared August 8th Gene Autry days. This park is another way of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank robino849
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Neat little park dedicated to the famous cowboy Gene Autry in honor of his helping the town out by having his toy cap guns made there!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Porthos7
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