Nelsonville’s Human History: an Athens County 101 Walking Tour

Date(s) - October 26, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Forests of Emerald in the Pale summer Light

Athens County 101: Walking, Talking, and Enjoying Local Landscapes and History

With Hocking College’s Natural & Historical Interpretive Program Students
meet at Green Lawn Cemetery, 15550 Elm Rock Road, Nelsonville.
A short walk on grass with opportunities to wander. Wheelchair accessible.

After the cemetery walk, join us at the Nelsonville Public Library for some light refreshments, followed at 6:30 by Bigfoot: Lore and Legend, a talk with Doug Waller on the elusive hairy beast. Come learn more about Bigfoot lore in Athens County!

  • a series of walks through the county led by local enthusiasts highlighting historical and natural landmarks
  • RSVP if you would like a reminder, emailed directions to the site, and weather/cancellation updates. Or, just show up. To RSVP,  email
  • dates are subject to change if weather is severe
  • wear appropriate clothing, including waterproof/water repellent shoes

Other upcoming walks:

Hocking Canal Remnants in the Athens Landscape
Monday, November 9, 5:00-6:00pm

Co-sponsored with Rural Action.

Greenlawn Cemetary