Springfield, Ohio: Hartman Rock Garden

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Address:
1905 Russell Ave., Springfield, OH
Directions:
I-70 exit 54. Turn north onto OH-72. At the first stoplight turn left onto Leffel Lane. Drive one mile. At the stoplight turn right onto Yellow Springs St. Drive a half-mile. Turn left at the blue building onto McCain Ave. Drive three blocks. You'll see the Garden on the left.
Hours:
Daily dawn-dusk. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Donations appreciated.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Hartman's Rock Garden.

Hartman Rock Garden

Ben Hartman's 1930s backyard project of sculptures and found-stone buildings run amok.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/06/2020]
Springfield, Ohio - Hartman Rock Garden Saved
Hartman Rock Garden: We tip our sun visor to the Kohler Foundation, which has reportedly purchased the abandoned Hartman Rock Garden in Springfield, Ohio, and plans to restore it to its former lumpy glory. [06/07/2009] Complete Story...

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Hartman Rock Garden.

Hartman Rock Garden

As of late Hartman Rock Garden has fallen into a bit of disrepair, but they are improving it.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 05/26/2020]

Hartman Rock Garden.

Hartman Rock Garden

A short visit (in and out 15 minutes) but no doubt Hartman Rock Garden is cool to look at. Free; donations are gladly appreciated.

[T Wilson, 05/13/2020]

Hartman Rock Garden.

Hartman Rock Garden

The Hartman Rock Garden is literally someone's backyard, so don't be surprised for the GPS to be taking you through neighborhood streets. It is amazing to see. The kids and I really enjoyed it.

[Somewhat Planned, 08/11/2017]

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