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Address: 14 Gallagher Ave, Logan, OH 43138-1666
Phone Number: 740-380-3828
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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A look back into days gone by. A product that is still made by hand in the U.S.A. Something that my grandmother's used and it still has a place today. The tour was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2016
Cecilbusdriver
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

A look back into days gone by. A product that is still made by hand in the U.S.A. Something that my grandmother's used and it still has a place today. The tour was very informative and interesting.

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Logan, Ohio
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

A little bit of history at the only United States Washboard Factory! I found it extremely interesting to learn the different types of washboards and their purposes! For example, near salt water you need a glass washboard because the metal ones will rust! Also, they send washboards in care packages to our soldiers! Love!

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Three Oaks, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Had wanted to stop by on previous visits to area but didn't have time. Really glad we stopped on this visit. Tour is self guided and doesn't take long. One of the ladies working took time to assemble a washboard for us and explain the process. Was surprised our teenage boys seemed to enjoy the visit as well. They have... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

What a great stop in Logan. It was so interesting to see the modern and historical machines being used for a handmade product. They only have 4 employees and the 3 we met were so friendly and nice. There was a lot of info given on the tour. They support our troops by offering a washboard kit for those serving... More 

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Hutchinson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We decided to visit here before we left the Hocking Hills area and we were SO GLAD we did !! What a delightful piece of history this business continues !! They still use many of the original machines 1 We had a great tour from Lisa, one of the two factory employees. She was so knowledgeable and charming. When it... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stopped in this little factory in Logan after hiking in Hocking Hills. We were too late for the tour of the factory, but were allowed to go back and walk around by ourselves. The man we spoke with was from London and he was very informative, friendly and accommodating. Worth the stop!!

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Thank cheri2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Had a quick tour of the store and the work area. Great to see USA made products being sold around the world.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were on a road trip and had booked a tour before we left Canada. If I remember correctly, there are only 5 people that work there and Diane & Lisa run all of the operations! Diane gave us a 30 minute tour - told us about the history of the Columbus Washboard Company, who they make... More 

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Johnstown, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

A cute little historical place in downtown Logan. See some historical pictures and buy some cute washboards for special gifts.

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Piketon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Great place to visit even if you aren't in the market for a washboard...because neither were we :0) However, we bought a scratch n dent washboard for $20 that had no serious issues. AND we HAD to buy some of the neat old fashioned soaps they had. My favorite part was talking to the manager who was running the front... More 

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