Located on the west side of Marietta, Harmar Village (established in 1785 as Fort Harmar), is home to historical homes, unique shops, a variety of dining experiences, museums, restored train cars and the only working, hand operated, railroad bridge in America. The Historic Harmar Railroad (Pedestrian) Bridge spans the Muskingum River connecting Front Street (downtown Marietta) & Harmar Village allowing individuals a pleasant, scenic stroll.Put Historic Harmar Village into our Marietta trip planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Marietta.
Please Note: this page was established and continues to be administered by a one-woman-volunteer-team, who is passionate about her home town. Any questions pertaining to Harmar Village’s businesses need to be directed to them for the most up-to-date information.
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2) Share a glimpse of the 21st Century by way of the area’s most gifted photographers
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Historic Harmar Village Reviews
It's always good to come back to my home town and the west side of Marietta is where I grew up. There is lots of interesting history here and it would be worth a stop to investigate. I would recommend... more »
The little (former) village of Harmar was an interesting historical stop in Marietta. You can see the old town and the old Post Office. There isn't a whole lot else to see though. Still interesting if... more »
Harmar Days was a lot of fun with much to see and do. Harmar Village is the best kept secret in town. The turning of the bridge at noon was quite amazing. The engineering of the bridge is fascinating! Loved it!
Quiet quaint walks on the river banks and boardwalks. Town has extreme potential for siht seeking travelers. Hocking Hill is not far covered bridges that I hope they keep maintaining. Riverboat rides etc
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