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Rock House Park photograph
Description: Photograph of a man and woman waving from the rock shelter. Back reads: "Rockhouse Park, Hocking State Forest" Rock House, the only true cave in the Hocking Hills region, is a tunnel-like corridor situated on the side of a 150-foot Blackhand sandstone cliff. Small recesses in the rear of the cave are believed to have been used by American Indians as baking ovens. According to local folklore, the cave was also used as a hideout by robbers, horse thieves, and bootleggers, earning it the name Robbers' Roost. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B07F04_003_1
Subjects: Rock House Park (Ohio); Hocking Hills State Park (Ohio); Hocking County (Ohio); Parks
Places: Hocking Hills State Park (Ohio); Hocking County (Ohio)