Here at the Miami County Visitors Bureau, we have been blogging about our area for years. And, more importantly, we continue to ask our residents and visitors to blog about their experiences throughout our historic towns as well. For example… did you know that we are part of the longest paved trail system in the country?

  • The Miami County Courthouse, located in Troy, Ohio, has a rich history dating back to its construction in the early 1880s. Construction of the Miami County Courthouse began in 1885 and was completed in 1888. Joesph Yost of Columbus, Ohio was the architect who designed this building. Statues placed at the top of the Courthouse represent what was most important to Miami County in 1888. The statue of Lady Justice at the top of the Miami County Courthouse dome carries the sword of truth and scales of justice…always balanced. At the front of the courthouse are the statues that represent

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  • Looking for unique exhibits to explore in Miami County? Look no further. Checkout these free historic and fine art exhibits year round at Troy-Hayner Cultural Center! Western Ohio Watercolor Society: August 25- October 15, 2023 Visit the Western Ohio Watercolor Society 2023 Members’ Show. 89 paintings by 34 artists. Christmas Celebrations: December 3, 2023 – January 7, 2024 Over 20 decorators will re-envision and re-do every room and hall with a twinkling, sparkling, fantastic trove of decor ideas filling every corner of the three-story mansion. The 2023 decor is themed “Christmas Celebrations.” Glass: Versatile & Timeless: January 12– February 11,

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  • WACO 100th Anniversary

    September 7, 2023

     In 1923, WACO Aircraft moved to Troy from Medina, OH. This was the Golden Age of Aviation. After moving to Troy, WACO became the number one manufacturer of civil aircraft in the United States and remained in that spot until shortly before World War II.  During WWII WACO employed 3,000 people and was the largest employer in a five-county area. Often entire families worked for WACO. WACO was and continues to be very important to this area. Today, WACO offers adventure as one of the few places someone can fly in an open cock-pit biplane! WACO has an educational facility

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  • Fort Rowdy Days

    August 24, 2023

    Imagine a bustling, small trading village set in the late 1700s and early 1800s. This is what you step into when you enter the Fort Rowdy Gathering at Covington Community Park. Join the peaceful setting of yesteryear annually on Labor Day weekend! The 208′ long footbridge will carry you across the scenic Stillwater River to the Mountainman Encampments and a true feeling of life of a by-gone era. Enjoy a weekend of authentic demonstrations, homemade food, arts, crafts contests, games, live music, other entertainment, and more! A weekend of fun for the whole family. The 2023 celebration dates and times

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  • Did you know Miami County has more than 20 historic destinations in the area? As Miami County residents and business owners, we are proud to say we have something for all explorers: the adventurer, the foodie, the shopper, and even the history buff. We love celebrating our history and heritage through our museum exhibits, historical parks, national museums, and more. If you’re visiting Miami County this summer, here are a few “must-see” events to add to your itinerary. Travel back in time and explore the evolution of history featured right here in Miami County’s hometowns. History Alive at Fort Piqua

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