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“A True Hidden Gem” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hartman Rock Garden

Hartman Rock Garden
1905 Russell Avenue, Springfield, OH
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Springfield, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A True Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This amazing folk art site is located on the south side of Springfield, Ohio in a residential neighborhood. It is a small world unto itself embracing history, pop culture, religion and Americana.The Garden is open dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, and admission is free. Our kids were completely enthralled by the Garden.

Visited June 2014
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Different and interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very glad we stopped to see this rock garden. The story behind it is inspiring. Be sure to pick up the brochure for it maps out and explains all the structures. We stayed awhile as we discovered we were missing things with our first walk through

Visited July 2014
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Cincinnati
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88 reviews 88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“So awesome!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Love this!!! Learned about it from a friend and couldn't believe I had never heard about it. So great for Kohler Foundation to help save things like this. Another similar experience an hour away is Loveland Castle. Both are just great examples of one person leaving a legacy.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“In Springfield - A Must Stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Oh, my. A family had the vision to make this type of a garden in a neighbor - unbelievable!!!!! This is an 'American Folk Art Site' and worth the visit. Ben Hartman created this garden out of cement, concrete, metal and stone. One will view 'The White House' to "The Little Church Around the Corner (Church of Transfiguration in NYC).....My favorite was the 'Maxwell Coffee Cup & Sauce'.

Visited June 2014
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Springfield, Ohio, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Worth a stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

To think someone did this makes it worthy of a stop. In all fairness when we went it was still under reconstruction where neighbor kids and other vandels took there turns. I was glad to see it was being restored. We'll try to make another stop this spring. If you're in Springfield, give a look. It'll be a memory

Visited May 2013
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