History & Tourism

Looking Back And Forward At Cedar Point

16 Apr , 2018  

One of the world’s greatest amusement parks is located within a day trip’s drive of Richland County, and generations of locals have ridden its roller coasters, gotten wet on its water rides, and eaten delicious fair food. Recently, we came across this interesting 2016 article on Cleveland.com which looks at 13 of the best rides at Cedar Point that no longer survive. From the Pirate Ride to Disaster Transport, from the Space Spiral to the Demon Drop, these rides are remembered fondly by many visitors. Read More

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All About Richland

Steel Vengeance On The Shores Of Lake Erie: Take A Virtual Ride

16 Feb , 2018  

About this time of the year, slight upturns in temperature tempt one to think of summer activities. As thoughts turn slowly but surely toward planning for warm weather fun, we here at 1812Blockhouse have been known to share news about improvements and changes underway at some of your favorite summer attractions here in Richland County and also further afield. And, as hundreds of Mansfield-area folk make their way to Sandusky and Cedar Point, that always includes a look at what’s new there. This year there’s yet another major roller coaster story to share – say hello to Steel Vengeance. Read More

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History & Tourism

What’s New At Cedar Point

20 Apr , 2017  

Editor's Note: This article has been recently updated with additional information, including a video of the brand-new Cedar Point Shores Water Park. With the proximity of Mansfield and Richland County to one of the world’s premier theme parks, and with only a couple of weeks until Cedar Point’s opening on May 6, we thought it a good time to look at what’s new this year on Ohio’s “roller coast.” Read More

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