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Hartman Rock Garden

1905 Russell Ave, Springfield, OH 45506-2950
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Hidden Gem

What an amazing rock garden, full of eccentric rock sculptures and houses and mini cities. There... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gypsy R
via mobile
Worth a quick side trip

I am going to try to add something different to the string of reviews. This back yard is hard to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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“folk art” (13 reviews)
“back yard” (7 reviews)
1905 Russell Ave, Springfield, OH 45506-2950
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an amazing rock garden, full of eccentric rock sculptures and houses and mini cities. There was a small box for donations, and it's very worth it because the time and effort it took to create this masterpiece is amazing!

Thank Gypsy R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am going to try to add something different to the string of reviews. This back yard is hard to describe. Where else can you see Jesus, the liberty bell and the seven dwarfs in the same exhibit? Here of course. Nestled in a small...More

Thank jmarion93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The history of this site is what is interesting and intriguing, go check it out ;-) The garden itself was quite a bit unkempt and ill-taken care of - we left a donation to hopefully help out a bit with this. It is a free...More

Thank FollowTheLait
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It started with a cement fishing pond in his backyard and is an excellent example of American in situ folk art. The garden is well worth the time and a bit of a search in the south of Springfield to see. Many of the smaller...More

Thank lsj615
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rock garden is the work of a single man who spent his life creating it. Many sculptures made of cement and rock. It is located in an unassuming neighborhood in the backyard of the house. There is a sign and easy to spot once...More

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes the the most fascinating treasures are the ones you come upon unexpectedly. This little stone wonderland was the highlight of our day, and learning the story behind its creation made it even more special.

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We went here in the morning before we went back on the road. Unique and very interesting. Well worth a quick stop.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This unique rock garden was started to keep a man busy during the depression. My children and now my grandchildren love to visit this site. Wonderful entertainment for free! Just off the beaten trail.

Thank Janster1
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My wife found this on "things to do in Springfield" and even though it was a cool February day we stopped by. I'm sure it looks a little better in the spring/summer as compared to late winter but was still neat to see the time...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 21 January 2017

a Small space with beautiful display of rock designs from every day to biblical. flowers and formations...

Thank leantha
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What is the cost?
13 June 2017|
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Response from Janster1 | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost. There is a donation box if you wish to give.