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Buffington Island State Memorial

State Route 124, Portland, OH
+1 800-686-1535
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Interesting small park, quiet

We've stopped at this park several times. There is an Indian mound in addition to the Civil War... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Susanna H
Nice Park

Quick stop during day trip. There is a nice shelter and restrooms. There is also lots of... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
BALLMOM04
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Red House, West Virginia
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State Route 124, Portland, OH
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We've stopped at this park several times. There is an Indian mound in addition to the Civil War sites. Interesting, out-of-the-way and quiet. Very pretty.

Thank Susanna H
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Quick stop during day trip. There is a nice shelter and restrooms. There is also lots of information about Civil War in the area. Not a lot to see but very nice stop.

1  Thank BALLMOM04
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great and surprising free Ohio Civil War Battlefield park. The park has a bathroom facility and an preserved Indian mound worth taking a look at. Don't miss the road signs/markers north and west of town associated with Battle. Their is an ohio morgan's raid trail...More

2  Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

There is one nice mound near the Ohio river. There were battles here with good signs that tell the story. Usually there is no one around so I could walk up the mound's stairs and meditate with incense and a few seeds for offering

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Reviewed 20 July 2013

This small wayside park, preserves a pre-Columbian mound and the site of the Battle of Buffington Island, in July 1863. It was here that Gen. John Hunt Morgan's raiders, attempted to cross the Ohio River at Buffington Bar or Island. Some of his command was...More

8  Thank Jonathan J
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