Friday, July 7 – 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Bus Tours Of Camp Sherman’s Main Camp
Begins at Chillicothe High School, 425 Yoctangee Pkwy | Map
First of two days these tours are offered, lasting approximately one hour and thirty minutes each including an introductory film.
Experience the actual size and enormity of the Camp Sherman Cantonment as it was from 1917 to 1921. Each bus tour will begin at the Chillicothe High School with an orientation film. Produced from actual still photos and motion picture film taken in 1917 and 1918, this film will acquaint you with the facilities and massive size of Camp Sherman as well as the soldiers who trained there, the civilians who provided support, the 200 bed hospital that provided care, and much more.
A map brochure will be provided so that, as we traverse the base, you will be able to track the locations of major facilities. Your guide will provide background on each major site and the general layout of the base. You will also visit the last remaining structure, the Camp Sherman Library building. Here, you will also learn about the Sherman Cabins that are currently being produced.
Reservations are requested as there are a limited number of bus seats available. If under 18 years of age, due to state restrictions, you must be accompanied by an adult. This tour will take you on state land that is ordinarily restricted to the public so that you can acquire a more personal prospective of Camp Sherman. Bring your camera.