Johnston Farm & Indian Agency

9845 N. Hardin Rd.
Piqua, OH 45356-9707- Map It
(937) 773-2522

AAA Editor Notes

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency is off I-75 exit 83, 1 mi. w. on CR 25A, 2.5 mi. n. on SR 66, then .2 mi. e. to 9845 N. Hardin Rd. This 1815 two-story brick house on a 250-acre farmstead is furnished as it was in 1829 when John Johnston and his family lived there. A museum features displays about the Eastern Woodland Indians who inhabited the area; Pickawillany, the first large English trading post in Ohio; and the canal era in Ohio. Costumed interpreters lead house tours and demonstrate pioneer crafts, and a mule-drawn canal boat ride takes visitors through a restored portion of the Miami-Erie Canal. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
(includes canal boat ride) $9; $8 (ages 65+); $4 (ages 6-12). Rates may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Thurs.-Fri. 10-5, June-Aug.; by appointment Mon.-Fri. 9-2, Apr.-May and Sept.-Oct. Boat rides offered at 12:30, 2:30 and 4. Closed July 4. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.