History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Learn About Pickpocketing, Bodysnatching, And Dress Smuggling

12 Jul , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. More…

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Downtown

Find Reginald The Rabbit Downtown And Claim Your Prize

11 Jul , 2018  

Back by popular demand, the Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt kicks off this month.

A fun summer event for the whole family, bring your kids to explore downtown Mansfield from July 1 through August 4 in search of a carrousel critter. This featured animal from the Richland Carrousel Park has hidden himself in an array of downtown businesses and organizations. Find Reginald enough times and you can claim a prize. More…

History & Tourism

Malabar Farm Foundation Establishes Endowed Fund; Donations Welcome

11 Jul , 2018  

The Malabar Farm Foundation recently established an endowed fund at the Richland County Foundation.

Malabar Farm Foundation Vice President Bob Berry said the fund is to help plan for the future of the beloved Malabar Farm State Park. “There was a time when the Foundation board was scrambling to have enough money to mail membership applications for the Louis Bromfield Society, a membership program established to raise funds to support the mission of the Foundation. More…

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Schools

State Teen Ambassador Board Named, Includes Three Lexington Students

10 Jul , 2018  

This past Friday, the Ohio Attorney’s Office announced that more than 300 students representing 52 Ohio counties have been named to the office’s Teen Ambassador Board for the upcoming school year.

The participants represent more than 160 schools throughout the state. Included among them are Jordan Haas, Darron Reinhart, and Mirah Haring from Lexington High School. More…

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Fire Department Receives Grant For Protective Equipment

10 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment.

The $15,000 grant was received from the Firefighter Exposure to Environmental Elements Grant program, which the BCW uses to partner with Ohio fire departments. More…

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Bissman Cornice

10 Jul , 2018  

The Bissman Company • Mansfield, Ohio

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Absentee Voting Starts Today For Special Congressional Election

10 Jul , 2018  

The Office of the Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has reminded voters that the start of absentee voting in the August 7 Special 12th Congressional District General Election is today, July 10, for all registered Ohio voters. More…

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Schools

Ohio State Gains Major Donation For New Entrepreneurship Center

9 Jul , 2018  

Because of Mansfield and Richland County’s role as a constituent community in The Ohio State University network, from time to time 1812Blockhouse brings you news and information concerning the university.

The Keenan Family Foundation has made a $17 million commitment to The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business, strengthening the university’s expertise in the field of entrepreneurship. More…

History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: The Robert Sandiford House

9 Jul , 2018  

It is altogether fitting that the house at 544 Park Avenue West is painted in several hues. After all, in its day the house was home to a man whose business regularly dealt with colorful things.

Robert Sandiford was known in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a a master florist and horticulturalist. A native of London, England, Sandiford lived in both Canada and Cleveland before reaching Mansfield about 1870. More…

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History & Tourism

Pow-Wow Time Is Nearly Here

9 Jul , 2018  

This weekend experience Native American history, culture, and lifestyle first-hand as the Great Mohican Pow-Wow returns for its 34th year.

For three days, July 13, 14, and 15, Mohican Reservation Campground and Canoeing will be busy with traditional Native American ceremonies and activities. Rated as a top 100 show in the United States, this event is taking place this weekend and again this coming September. More…

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All About Mansfield

Less Than A Week Until INKCARCERATION

8 Jul , 2018  

The inaugural INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival (July 13-15 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory) kicks off in less than a week! At INKCARCERATION, not only will attendees rock out to three days of live music from 30+ of today’s greatest rock bands, they can also get tattooed by acclaimed local and regional artists, tour one of the most famous haunted reformatories of all time, enjoy tasty treats and refreshments from 15+ food trucks onsite, browse goods from a number of vendors, experience a full rock n’ roll circus sideshow (brought to you by Hellzapoppin), and more. More…

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