The Fredericktown Historical Museum holds a variety of items to transport visitors back to times past in Fredericktown.The Historical Society holds meetings periodically to tell stories of Fredericktown's past and the important people that influenced the growth of the community. until 4 p.m., during the Tomato Show, all local events, and private showings by appointment.The area is an inviting mix of farming, residential properties and ivy-covered college buildings.
As you enter the village, you are welcomed to the "Heart of Ohio." Centerburg took its name as a midway tavern site at the crossroads of an early stage line between Columbus and Mount Vernon and was a way station for wagons and their 6- horse teams carrying merchandise between the Ohio River and Great Lakes. Centerburg continues to grow as it is merely a 40-minute commute to Columbus allowing homeowners to work in the city but live in a close-knit community where the air is fresh and neighbors are friendly.
In September, the community will host its annual Oldtime Farming Festival. 62, 15 miles northeast of Mount Vernon, Danville is a thriving community with homegrown pride and down home values.
While in Danville, take advantage of the two trails available.
If you are a horse enthusiast, be sure to bring your horse and travel the Mohican Valley Trail, a trail open to any non-motorized mode of transportation. Runners, bikers, and walkers enjoy the scenery of the Kokosing Gap Trail that runs from Danville to Mount Vernon.
In June the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival is held at the Danville Community Park (see calendar of events for specific dates).
Games, rides, contests, and food dominate the three-day event where friends and family find time to get back to the basics of life.
For more information, visit Danville's website at The birth of a unique village began when John Keer was given 50 acres of land on which to settle and start a Grist Mill. Sullivant, the founder of Franklinton, which is now known as Columbus.
Keer started a mill, constructed a dam and raised a log home on the land.
With many attractions, this village promises excitement and fun for visitors.
Fishermen of all ages will enjoy fishing at Knox Lake and the Kokosing Reservoir, both located close to town.
The largest village in Knox County today Fredericktown is a very close-knit community.