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Fly Over Malabar

27 May , 2018  

Take a few minutes, sit back, relax, and enjoy this video flyover and “up close and personal” look at the spring beauty of Malabar Farm State Park. This was posted to YouTube by Timeless Aerial Photography.

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Malabar Debuts Maple Syrup Cabin

24 Mar , 2018  

There’s a new getaway opportunity close to home.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced the availability for rental of the new Maple Syrup Cabin at Malabar Farm State Park. This newly renovated cabin overlooks a pond and is next to the maple sugar shack. More…

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Maple Syrup-ing At Malabar This March

22 Feb , 2018  

Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this year? Warmer days and chilly nights are the ideal conditions to get sap flowing from Ohio’s maple trees, and Malabar Farm State Park provides an excellent place to experience how maple syrup is made (and to sample some as well, of course). More…

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New Malabar Scholarship Program For Area Seventh Graders

12 Feb , 2018  

All Richland County seventh graders are invited to participate in the new Ellen Bromfield Geld Scholarship Program and essay contest in conjunction with Malabar Farm State Park.

Students who apply will experience “A Day at Malabar” on April 14 with an exclusive presentation in the main barn after a guided house tour and wagon tour. There, Students will learn of the heritage of Louis Bromfield and his passion for soil conservation. More…

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Big House At Malabar To Host Valentine’s Bash

30 Jan , 2018  

Well known as the location for the wedding of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, the “Big House” at Malabar Farm State Park neat Lucas will be hosting 21st century couples in February.

On February 9 and February 16, there will be one seating each day at 6:00  PM. On February 10 and February 17, there will be two seatings each day at 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  More…

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Candlelight With Bogey And Bacall

26 Nov , 2017  

Spend an evening with Bogey and Bacall this season as Malabar Farm celebrates the Christmas season. (For millennials and younger, that refers to actors Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall).

Tour Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist and conservationist Louis Bromfield’s Big House all decorated for the holidays. Visitors will also enjoy freshly baked cookies and hot cider. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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Drawing To Be Held For Controlled Bow Hunting At Malabar Farm

2 Oct , 2017  

Approximately 1,200 acres previously closed to hunting will be available to bow hunters as part of controlled hunts at Deer Creek, Malabar Farm, and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. More…


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Ohio Heritage Days Festival At Malabar Farm

21 Sep , 2017  

Take a trip to the past this weekend as Malabar Farm State Park hosts the 41st Annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival and In the Spirit of Friends Antiques & Primitives Show.

From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday, the Festival will include crafts, antiques, primitives, antiques tractors, horses, food, live music, a Civil War & Buck Skinners Camp, and archaeological displays (Sunday only). More…

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Malabar Farm Opens Facebook Voting For 2018 Calendar

22 Aug , 2017  

Do you consider yourself to have a discriminating eye? Are you someone who loves good images and can appreciate excellent photographic composition?

If so, Malabar Farm State Park is seeking your assistance. More…


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Save A Hostel, Save A History

15 Jul , 2017  

The call has gone out to save a piece of what makes Richland County a wonderful place to know and visit.

While the history of the Malabar Farm Hostel may not be a long one, it does fit uniquely well into the narrative of Malabar Farm. Louis Bromfield was, after all and as we shared yesterday in our “Bromfield in Paris” post, a man who welcomed visitors to stay and experience his unique corner of Ohio. More…

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