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Robbins Crossing Living History Farm

. Description:  On the campus of Hocking College, Robbins Crossing is a place where students studying interpretive services don costume and recreate a rural 19th century community.  Cooking, chipcarving, lace making and blacksmithing are demonstrated, and interaction with the "residents" is encouraged.   It is a stop on the restored Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
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How to find: 
Address:
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Parent Organization:
Hocking College
School of Natural Resources
Contacts
Phone 740 753-3591 ext 2330
e-mail:  mailto:naturalresources@hocking.edu?subject=Robbins Crossing Home Web Page Questions
URL
Robbins Crossing   
http://www.hocking.edu/attractions/robbins_crossing/living_history_museum/index.html


http://www.hvsry.org/index.htm
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Memorial Day-Oct 12 - 5 12 - 5
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As of MAR 2008
unable to update fee information
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Special Fees:  trips including Robbins Crossing on the HVSRR are $11 or $15 (adult fare) from May 26-Nov 4
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What kind of visit you can have: Visit village occupied by students and local volunteers engaged in crafts and daily living activities.  Many people reach the village on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, which makes 30 minute stops as part of it's weekend 14 or 22 mile trips which depart from Nelsonville Depot.
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Period 19th century Type of Site Village
Buildings: 3 houses, cooper shop, blacksmith shop, school, pottery station, general store, barn.
Interpreters: Costumed interpreters and craftspeople Craftspeople: blacksmith, potter, chipcarving, lace making, cooking
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Kennedy Museum of Art  Museum
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Carthage Gap Campground 22575 Brimstone Road
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740 667-3072

Bed & Breakfast

 
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Nelsonville OH 45764
740 753-1773
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740 664-6011
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740 664-6011
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Swan Township Road 12
New Plymouth OH 45654
740 596-2606
Sleepy Fox Farm B&B 11133 Hooper Ridge
Glouster OH 45732
740 767-4185
Bear Run Inn 8260 Bear  Run Road
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740 385-8007
Albany House 5248 West Clinton Street
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740 698-6311
Spencer House 26018 Wildcat Hollow Road
Rockbridge OH 43149
740 385-8187
Mc Connel House 291 East McConnel Avenue
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740 962-2915
Carpenter Inn & Conference Center 39655 Carpenter Dyesville Road
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740 698-2450
Hotel/Motel  

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Quality Inn
15770 State Route 691
Nelsonville OH 45764
740 753-3591
Ramada Inn 15770 State Route 691
Nelsonville OH 45764
740 753-3531
Days Inn 330 Columbus Road
Athens OH 45701
740 592-4000
Highlander Motel 420 West Union Street
Athens OH 45701
740 593-6449
State Lodge 10660 Burr Oak Road
Glouster OH 45732
740 767-2112
Sunset Motel 135 Columbus Road
Athens OH 45701
740 593-3302
Amerihost Inn 20 Home Street
Athens OH 45701
740 594-3000
Bookhaven Inn 8680 Rock Rifle Road
Athens OH 45701
740 593-8634
Budget Host Inn 100 Albany Road
Athens OH 45701
740 594-2294
Ohio University Inn 331 Richland Avenue
Athens OH 45701
740 593-6661
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Hocking Hills Internet Guide   http://www.hockinghills.com/featstory/robbinscross.html
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