The Story of Boneyfiddle
- Frustrated by continuous flooding to Alexandria, the first
settlement west of the confluence of the Ohio and Scioto Rivers,
historic Boneyfiddle was settled on higher ground, by German
immigrants in the early 1800's. Many stories have existed
to describe the meaning of Boneyfiddle, from "Boney Fields"
of slaughtered pigs, to "Bean Poles", "Good
Times", "Good Health", and including one favorite
- Bonne Fidele or "Good Will".
Boneyfiddle hosts antique stores, gift shops, a military museum,
quaint local restaurants, a micro brewery, and the large outdoor
mural in the country. 2000+ feet of artwork depicting the
early history of the area adorns the interior of the floodwall
protecting the city from the Ohio River's rampages. The river
side of the floodwall hosts the local "Wall of Stars",
displaying signatures of notable citizens. Spend the day here...
Visit the Merchants of Boneyfiddle!