History & Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Shakespeare Under The Stars

1 Jun , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique events and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of Richland County. 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.

If you have never been to a presentation by The Actors’ Theatre at Schiller Park in Columbus’ German Village, you really will be in for a treat if you take this particular road trip. We at 1812Blockhouse have been there in years past, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

The regular presentation of works of Shakespeare and other playwrights leads off this summer with an open air production of the great bard’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” More…

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All About Richland

Coming And Going: Mansfield And Columbus Swap Residents Frequently, Study Finds

18 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Think of neighbors of yours which have recently moved into Richland County. Or consider those friends or family which have left the area for other parts.

From where have they come and where did they go?

That is the question which the website Stacker sought to answer as it specifically considered the most common metropolitan areas in the county from which people moved to metro Columbus, and then, in reverse, where Columbus residents have been moving.

As you might expect, the largest number of those transplanting themselves from one place to another come from or go to another metropolitan area in Ohio. It might come as a little surprise, however, that the Mansfield Metropolitan Area ranks in the top 25 in both of those categories. More…

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All Things Business

Easton Announces $500 Million Expansion Project

20 Nov , 2018  

One of the perks of living in north central Ohio is that not only do we have wonderful shopping, attractions, and amenities close to home – particularly here in Richland County – but that we are also in short driving distance to experiences with world class cultural and entertainment options.

On occasion, we will share news of major developments taking place in Cleveland or Columbus that provide such opportunities for Richland Countians. One such project was announced on Monday in Columbus. More…


History & Tourism

Haunted Halls Of The Ohio Statehouse To Open For Tours

12 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Statehouse is opening its doors on Friday and Saturday nights during the last two weeks of October for a celebration of history and legend.

The 2018 edition of the Haunted Statehouse Tours will feature recently found evidence of paranormal activity at the Ohio Capitol and will incorporate a new story or two with an updated tour route. More…