Hillsboro, Ohio: Mortar and Pestle

An early example of a Roadside eye-grabber, designed to dazzle the horse-and-buggy crowd of 1876.

Address:
118 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH
Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of US-50/E. Main St., just east of its intersection with US-62/N. High St.
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1876 Mortar and Pestle.

Mortar and Pestle

The mortar and pestle is on East Main Street in downtown Hillsboro. Right next to the street.

[Kim Franks, 10/23/2019]

The Mortar and Pestle go all the way back to 1876, when they were brought here from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition by the owner of a Hillsboro drug store.


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