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Historic Roscoe Village

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Best to visit in the summer

We were here on Oct 2 during the week, and most of the historic buildings were closes. We did go... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Santa Ana, California
Not worth battling the cold for Candelighting.

Let's start with the bad... the Candelighting ceremony might be a hallowed local tradition but it... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
southeastern US
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  • Terrible1%
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“canal boat”(28 reviews)
“living history”(16 reviews)
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Experience life during the 1830s in this beautifully restored canal era town called Historic Roscoe Village. "Step back in time" with a living history experience complete with costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, shopping, dining, lodging and...more
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600 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton, OH 43812-1072
+1 800-877-1830
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Let's start with the bad... the Candelighting ceremony might be a hallowed local tradition but it was really was not worth a 4 hr drive and standing out in 19 degree temps for hours. It could have been so much more. The carolers were wonderful....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful tradition Roscoe Village puts on each and every year. It was cold, frigid even, but if you dress warmly you'll experience an entertaining evening on the main drag just past Uncorked bar and grill. There is a stage laid out on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StarkDiets
Reviewed November 29, 2018

We always visit here when in Coshocton, a friendly and interesting place.. great for souvenirs and local foods. G.A Fishers the Jewellery store is a must. Great family run business and the most beautiful of jewellery...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

We were here on Oct 2 during the week, and most of the historic buildings were closes. We did go into some shops and walked around the area which was interesting. We were visiting from California, but family who lives nearby tells us it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The Apple Butter Festival blowes the Yankee Peddler away. I’ve been going to the Peddler every year for 10 years. This festival completely scored for me for several reasons. Roscoe Village is so quaint and relaxing. So many wonderful shops and restaurants at reasonable prices....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

For our 28th wedding anniversary, we wanted to do a fall activity - we had driven to Ohio from a very warm Florida to attend a family wedding that weekend and we were looking forward to cooler weather. We were rewarded with a crisp, sunny,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roscoe1830, Marketing Manager at Historic Roscoe Village, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

We are delighted you chose to attend our Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival! Happy belated anniversary! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share wonderful feedback about our traditional fall festival. The comments from our guests are very important and help us to make continual...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

We went to the Visitors Center first, to get the lay of the village. The workers were crowded around the desk complaining. One woman broke away from the group and explained things and gave us a map. Everything was open for the two school groups...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank learnedtraveler
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Had read about 'Historic Roscoe Village' and how it represented a restored canal town. My mom, sister and I were in Amish country and decided to drive down to Coshocton to check it out. Quite frankly, it wasn't worth the drive. We started out at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn about the canal system that ran thru Ohio. Impressive to see all the original stone work that was done by hand to build the locks. It's unique to see a lock system that raised the boats twice, instead of just once...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Roscoe1830, Marketing Manager at Historic Roscoe Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to rate your experience in Historic Roscoe Village! We truly appreciate your comments and would like to invite you to visit again. The shops are privately owned and for the most part are open until 6:00pm...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We visited Roscoe Village primarily to take the boat ride. Definitely worth it! Excellent narration explaining the history of the canal and its significance. Visited the village as well. Docents in period costume reenacted their particular craft with full explanations. A definite plus, worth the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roscoe1830, Marketing Manager at Historic Roscoe Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello and thank you for touring Roscoe Village! We are pleased you enjoyed the horse-drawn canal boat ride and Roscoe Village. Thank you for taking the time to rate and share feedback about your visit!

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December 18, 2017|
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Response from AliceET9 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the Autumn but if open during Christmas season and was closer to home we would certainly go there. We generally stay at a B&B. Sorry could not be of more help. Have a "Merry Christmas" no matter what you end... More
November 16, 2017|
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Response from Roscoe1830 | Property representative |
Yes, we are pet friendly as long as they are on a leash and well controlled.
September 1, 2017|
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Response from richb102 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the shops and restaurants are open 7 days a week year round. I'm not sure about the welcome center