Adventure seekers and Historical Buffs will be fascinated with our versatility. Step back in time to experience life on the canal and what it was like to live in the Nineteenth century. Ride the Ben Franklin III horse drawn canal boat as the early settlers did long ago. Heat the firing of cannons or witness one of Abraham Lincoln's famous speeches during a Metamora re-enactments. Hike the same trails or take a canoe down the same Whitewater River the pioneers did when they discovered Brookville. Listen for the call of the wild and discover arrowheads during the Annual Native American Gathering at Wolf Creek Habitat. During Oldenburg's annual Freudenfest, visit with descendants of the German Catholics who settled in this quaint little town centuries ago. Marvel at the architectural influences as you tour the wonderful "Village of Spires". Discover and tour the Sisters Convent for a scavenger hunt you will never forget. In 2014 the German-American Hall of Fame in New York City honored Oldenburg as the 9th greatest destination for German Heritage in America Towns, Villages and Site. Take time to EXPERIENCE FRANKLIN COUNTY and everything we have to offer.

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