The uses of the buildings and landscape of Yellow Springs have evolved through each distinct era of its history. To find out more, take a stroll through the village by selecting the area below!

The uses of the buildings and landscape of Yellow Springs have evolved through each distinct era of its history. To find out more, take a stroll through the village by selecting the area below!

Washington Building

Begin your stroll through the village at the beautiful Washington Building. The earliest record of the structure is a permit for use as a tavern in 1750…

Courtyard & Portico

Strolling back across the road to the Washington Building will bring you to the connection between the village’s two main buildings…

West Meadows

Continue your stroll across the street and down the steps to the west meadows. In Sept. 1777 General Washington and his troops…

Lincoln Building

Stroll past the courtyard and up the steps to the expansive covered porch of the Lincoln Building…

Main House

It’s a short stroll from the Poolhouse to the rear of the Main House, which overlooks the meadows. The foundation of the house dates…..

Hospital Ruins & Herb Garden

From the west side porch of the Lincoln Building your stroll takes you up the hillside to the ruins…

Chester Springs Studio

Stroll back down the hill and across the street to the Chester Springs Studio. The original barn dates to the eighteenth century…

East Meadows

Stroll down the hill and across the old tennis court behind the Studio to the path entering the garden portion of the East Meadows…

Yellow Springs Cultural Center

Stroll northward through the meadow to the Yellow Springs Cultural Center. The original barn was built in 1845 and…

Other Buildings

Connie’s House dates to the late 1800’s and was originally a post office and general store. It is now used for exhibitions and artists’ residencies…