Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument

Learn about the Buffalo Soldiers' role during the Civil War by stopping at Charles Young Buffalo National Monument. This monument near Xenia, Ohio, was created on April 2, 2013, to commemorate Charles Young's life. Watch the short film about this man's remarkable life as he became an important military figure during the war and continued to serve until 1903 when he became the first African American National Park Superintendent and the first Military Attaché to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Take the cell phone tour to learn more about this property that Charles Young purchased while serving as a university professor at Wilberforce University. 

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You will not want to miss a second of exploring Southern Ohio as there are so many fascinating places to see and things to do. Pack up your RV, and head that way very soon. If you do not have one, find the perfect option to rent on RVshare.com. 

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Things to Do

Things To Do Near Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument

Take the cell phone tour to learn more about Charles Young's home and his outstanding accomplishments. The house is open by appointment. Inside, you can see items belonging to Mr. Young and other historical artifacts.

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How To Get To Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument

You can easily reach Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument from Dayton, Ohio. Follow Interstate 35, and take Exit 42 onto Interstate 675 North. Take Exit 20 to get onto Dayton Yellow Springs Road. Turn right onto Ohio 235 South, and turn another right onto US 68 South. Turn left on Brush Row Road and right on Stevenson Road. Finally, turn right on US 42 North, and the house will be on your left. 

Address

1120 US-42, Xenia, Ohio 45385

Fee: Entry Fee (Per Person) There is no entry fee.

The eclectic home of Charles Young was made into a national monument by President Barack Obama in 2013. Stroll around the property or call ahead for a weekend tour of the house. There is a lot to do in the area, so bring your RV. If you do not have an RV, find perfect options to rent on RVshare.com.