Introduction to Greenville, Ohio
In 1793, General Anthony Wayne established his army headquarters in Greenville to gain control over the Great Northwest Territory. The area was named after General Nathanael Greene. On August 3, 1795, the famous Treaty of Greenville was signed at Fort GreenVille. The area was settled by whites around 1820. Greenville was incorporated in 1870.
Greenville and Nearby Attractions
- Englewood MetroPark
- Fort Jefferson
- Darke County Historical Society Museum
- Lake Loramie State Park
- Garst Museum
Things To Do In Greenville
You can view the memorabilia of Lowell Thomas and Annie Oakley at the Garst Museum. Greenville offers several parks including the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, Greenville City Park and Annie Oakley Park. You can also visit the Greenville South Broadway Commercial Historic District and Tecumseh Boulder Historical Site. Leisure time can be spent at the Greenville Roller Rink - The Skate Place.
The nearest international airport is James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.
Greenville Higher Education
University of Dayton, Wright State University - Main Campus and Sinclair Community College are the nearby colleges and universities.