Harmar Village

Maple St. & Gilman St.
Marietta, OH 45750- Map It
(740) 373-5178

AAA Editor Notes

Harmar Village is at jct. Maple and Gilman sts.; it can be reached by automobile via the Putnam Bridge or on foot via the B&O Harmar Bridge, which is a historic railroad bridge. This village, which started as a fort in 1785, contains specialty shops, eateries and three museums. The Marietta Soda Museum, 109-111 Maple St., takes a look at these beverages since their inception and features a soda fountain where you can get an old-fashioned soda or milkshake. The Children's Toy and Doll Museum, 206 Gilman Ave., features a permanent collection of dolls, dollhouses, antique toys and a circus room with circus memorabilia; there also are temporary exhibits as well. The 1847 Henry Fearing House, 131 Gilman St., was built in the Federal style, and an Italianate addition was completed in 1870; the interior is furnished in several 19th-century styles. The Historic Harmar Railroad Museum is on 120 Maple St. Food is available.
Village, Marietta Soda Museum and Historic Harmar Railroad Museum free. Children's Toy and Doll Museum $4; $1 (children); $10 (maximum per family). Phone for the Fearing House admission. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: The shops are generally open Thurs.-Sun. 11-5, May-Dec. Some of the shops are open Jan.-Apr. Phone for further schedule details. Marietta Soda Museum Thurs.-Sun. 11-4, all year. Children's Toy and Doll Museum Sat.-Sun. 1-4, May-Oct. and by appointment year-round. Henry Fearing House usually open Sat.-Sun. 1-5, May-Oct. and other times by appointment. Historic Harmar Railroad Museum Sat.-Sun. 10-5, May-Oct. (also open by appointment for minimum of four guests).