Introduction to Cambridge, Ohio
Colonel Ebenezer Zane received funds for building a road between Ohio and Kentucky in 1796. He named the earliest settlements in the area after Cambridge, Maryland. In 1801, Zaccheus Biggs and Zaccheus Beatty were granted the land on which Cambridge stands today. The year 1806 saw the arrival of another group of settlers from the Isle of Guernsey. In the early 1900s, Cambridge was renowned for its high quality glass.
Cambridge and Nearby Attractions
- Salt Fork State Park
- Seneca Lake
- The Wilds
- Living Word
- Cambridge Glass Museum
- Degenhart Paperweight & Glass Museum
Things To Do In Cambridge
Cambridge has a number of options for recreational opportunities. There are two lakes in the neighborhood which are very popular tourist spots. The Seneca Lake has the largest inland beach in Ohio. The Salt Fork State Park offers facilities for a host of activities and also has dedicated picnic areas. One can also visit The Wilds which is an animal preserve.
The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport offers regular services.
Cambridge Higher Education
West Virginia University, Hocking Technical College and Ohio University offer facilities for higher education.