The Bailey House - Where History Meets Hospitality...

The Bailey House is near Columbus OH and is a Historic Bed and Breakfast with many Special Events surrounding it. Check out the Special Events & Places to Visit below, and don't forget to book your Columbus OH Historic Bed and Breakfast trip today!
Special Events Places to Visit
U.S. Grant's Birthday Celebration: Fourth weekend in April.  Activities include a Living History, Civil War Ball, A Civil War Battle Reenactment, and a Ladies Tea.

Charity Horse Show: First full weekend in June beginning Thursday

July 4th Festival: Ripley Lions Club

July 4th Celebration: Sardinia

Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show:  Second weekend in August, Georgetown

Ohio Tobacco Festival:  Fourth weekend in August, Ripley

Blue Grass Festival:  Fourth weekend in August, Georgetown

Brown County Fair:  Fourth week after Labor Day, September

Sorghum and Sawmill Festival:  Second weekend in October

Holiday Open House:  First Sunday in November, Georgetown

River Village Christmas:  Second weekend in December, Ripley

Christmas Home Tour: First Sunday in December, Georgetown

Only one half block from the Bailey House you will find the boyhood home of Ulysses S. Grant. The home is open Monday through Saturday 9:00-5:00. Admission is free. Private tours of the home can be arranged through the Bailey House.

The 1829 public school building, attended by Grant, is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00- 5:00.

The Thompson House, circa 1836, now a gallery for the artwork of John Ruthven, is open Monday through Saturday.

Another point of interest in Brown County is it's covered bridges. Information on the location of these bridges can be obtained by the innkeeper.

Just a short drive away, in Ripley, Ohio, you will find several museums including Ripley Museum, Rankin House, Parker House, Ohio Tobacco Museum, and Carolyn's House of Mini Rooms.

Ripley also has many unique shops and antique stores. Ripley is best known for it's association with the underground railroad, the Rankin House being used by runaway slaves after crossing the Ohio River.

Moyer Winery, located in Manchester, Ohio is also a worthy destination. The winery also includes a restaurant and tours may be arranged with advance notice.

Tour Brown County Quilt Barns--13 barns have old quilt patterns painted on the sides so everyone can enjoy the Appalachian Folk Art in the county.

Visit the new Meranda-Nixon Winery, 6517 Laycock Road, Ripley (937) 392-0054

Visit the new Kinkead Ridge Vineyard & Estate Winery, 904 Hamburg St., Ripley (937)392-6077

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