1812Blockhouse is brand new – just two and a half months old, in fact. That’s plenty of time, however, to develop a list of thank yous to share its first Thanksgiving Day.
With that in mind, 1812Blockhouse shares:
First, thank you to the wonderful Mansfield community. In getting the 532 posts to date ready to go, we have learned incredible stories from all sectors of the city and area. Some of those have been about people and places from the past, but the majority are about those which make today’s Mansfield an incredible place in which to live, play, work, and invest.
Thank you also to the people, organizations, and businesses who have made our sites a part of your daily routine by liking, friending, or following us on social media.
Thank you to all of the talented journalists and writers that tell the story of this place. It’s an honor to be counted among you. In that regard, a special shout you to Jay Allred at Richland Source; we reached out to Jay before our journey began and he on the day we launched he shared, “Welcome to the party.”
Above all, thank you to our readers. Our numbers have steadily climbed, and have recently done now so at an increasing rate of growth. We are still fine-tuning our product, and while we aren’t completely “there” yet in terms of content or presentation, the direction is very positive. After all, we’re trying something rather new in online media for small and mid-sized communities, and there’s always something to learn.
To give back, here are two photo albums — one of Downtown Mansfield and one of Kingwood Center Gardens — we have created during our short life. Each has been posted separately before, but not together. Click the image for the album, and again on any photo for a larger view.
We hope you enjoy these, and again, thank you for reading!