“40 on 40” is a two-county tour that includes stops in both Belmont and Guernsey counties. The leisure tour consists of 20 stops in each county and the group tour offers up to 10 stops. In Belmont County there are options for up to five stops that highlight this tour of Historic National Road 40, “The Road That Built America”. This customizable tour offers plenty of history, sight-seeing, shopping and dining. There are numerous lodging choices in the area as well. Stops include the Fat Apple in Bridgeport; Vino Di Piccin Winery & Tasting House in Lansing; the 1828 Blaine Hill “S” Bridge; a walking tour of historic St. Clairsville and a tour of the Belmont County Heritage Museum; Great Western Schoolhouse, just west of St. Clairsville on the campus of Ohio University Eastern; and the Morristown Historic District.
In Guernsey County, stops include: Old Washington – History of the Battle of Hyde’s Hill; the Guernsey County Courthouse; Guernsey County History Museum; an architectural tour of an S bridge and add-ons that can include the Great American Locomotive Museum and Cambridge Wooden Toys, as well as two other stops.