Downtown, History & Tourism

A Map To The Story

27 Apr , 2018  

Thursday’s news brought coverage of the discovery of spaces described by local media as a cave, tunnel, and/or cavern. Beginning in the area north of the former National Electrical Supply building on the northeast corner of East Fourth and North Diamond, apparently one or more head west toward Temple Court. More…

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All About Mansfield, Downtown

First Friday Shop Hop Tomorrow

5 Apr , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield is the place to be on the first Friday evening of each month, and April is no exception. Beginning at 5:00 PM, bring family and friends to visit dozens of downtown businesses that provide entertainment, offer specials and sales, and host unique events that you cannot find in any shopping center – all in the middle of a traditional downtown setting.

The First Friday Shop Hop is hosted by Downtown Mansfield, Inc., whose mission is “to stimulate economic development, improve the appearance and create a positive image of the downtown as a desirable place to work, live, shop and invest.” More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: First English Lutheran Church

1 Apr , 2018  

NOTE: In celebration of those local faith communities for which this is a highly significant weekend, 1812Blockhouse is re-showcasing three Mansfield church buildings today which have been the subject of posts in our Landmarks of Mansfield series.

First English Lutheran Church is a stunning survivor.

Stunning, as the structure at 53 Park Avenue West was built at a time when Victorian opulence was at its peak, and no expense was spared in its construction. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: St. Peter’s Catholic Church

1 Apr , 2018  

NOTE: In celebration of those local faith communities for which this is a highly significant weekend, 1812Blockhouse is re-showcasing three Mansfield church buildings today which have been the subject of posts in our Landmarks of Mansfield series.

For the last 100 years, the 125 feet high towers of the landmark St. Peter’s Catholic Church have themselves done double duty, standing sentinel over the central part of Mansfield while at the same time encouraging passers-by to look in a heavenly direction. More…

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All About Mansfield, Downtown

Book Talk Author Writes From His Midwest Roots

28 Feb , 2018  

Noted author David Giffels comes to Main Street Books this Friday evening for a Book Talk on his newest published work, Furnishing Eternity.

As shared in the event announcement, the work is “…a vibrant, heartfelt memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss, finding resilience in one’s Midwest roots and seeking a father’s wisdom through an unusual woodworking project—constructing his own coffin.” More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Downtown Mansfield Stroll

27 Feb , 2018  

Winter weather got you down? We suggest joining us on a visit back to a beautiful summer stroll we took two years ago through downtown Mansfield.

This set of 26 photos was taken a few weeks ago on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Be sure to click on individual photos, and then expand them to full screen. More…

All About Mansfield, Downtown

Sounds Of Jazz Fill Downtown Thursday Night

13 Feb , 2018  

The Mansfield Jazz Orchestra presents an evening of classic and contemporary Jazz with a 17 piece Big Band featuring some of Ohio’s hottest jazz instrumentalists and special guest Vaughn Wiester.

Featured soloists have performed with artists including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Woody Herman, Nancy Wilson and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. More…

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Downtown, Holidays

Christmas Time In The City Starts Saturday

16 Nov , 2017  

The folks at Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have been busy preparing for the annual Christmas Time In The City, which launches this Saturday with three events. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Catch A Glimpse Of Hidden Mansfield Architecture

30 Oct , 2017  

In 2012, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. joined statewide organization Preservation Ohio in hosting the Forbidden City Tour. On a warm June afternoon, several downtown buildings, rarely open to the public, were available for tours. Hundreds attended.

Tour participants that day included a contributor to the Abandoned blog, Sherman Cahal. Cahal took the his camera along for the occasion, and captured several interesting views of several buildings. More…

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Downtown

Final Final Friday Today

29 Sep , 2017  

The last Final Friday for 2017 hits The Brickyard this evening from 5: to 10PM.

This is the 10th year for concerts downtown, brought to you by Downtown Mansfield, Inc. with sponsorship assistance from several area companies. More…

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