History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Mansfield’s MLK Jr. Memorial

20 Jan , 2020  

If you are familiar with the memorials that dot Central Park in downtown Mansfield, then you already know that one of those monuments honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., for whom this Monday is a national holiday in which we celebrate his importance and his legacy. The monument to Dr. King was a labor of love that began over 20 years ago, with the 1999 formation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Committee. The group was created between 1998 and 1999, after failed attempts to persuade the City to memorialize King through, for example, renaming a section of U.S. Route 30 in his honor. Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Richland B&O Trail Bump Work To Begin

30 Aug , 2019  

Some minor work on the Richland County B&O Trail will take place over the next few days. First, a contractor will be working near the Bellville Bike Depot and the Hines Ave bridge on Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 remediate several bumps along the B&O trail surface. Additional bump removal work is then scheduled for Tuesday, September 3 from Marion Avenue south to Deer Park. That work is expected to take two days to complete. Read More

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History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: State Route 97

19 Jul , 2019  

It is not the longest, or the most-traveled, highway in the state or even the region. Along its length, however, which runs almost 35 miles along farm fields, along rivers, and through small towns, State Route 97 adds a lot to the character of this place we call home. It even boasts the birthplace of a United States President! Read More

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History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Warren Rupp Observatory

7 Jul , 2019  

The following post was shared last year as part of our "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About" series. Since then, the folks at the Richland Astronomical Society have added a new public viewing night, and we have updated our post.  Read More

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All About Richland

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Clear Fork Reservoir

19 Apr , 2019  

We are taking periodic looks at a variety of things in the Richland County area – some, like today, are geographic locations; other times, they will be organizations, or causes; or even events and happenings. Each time, we will collect details from across the Internet and combine them into a single list. Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Lucky State Route 13

14 Apr , 2019  

Ohio’s State Route 13 is actually rather lucky. It may have changed a bit in its over-90-year history, but it has maintained its designation and general trajectory in that entire period of time. It’s lucky as well as it traverses Richland County from north to south (and vice versa), running through Mansfield and Bellville along the way. Read More

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All Things Business, History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: US 30

27 Mar , 2019  

NOTE - This post has been updated with additional information. We are happy to share it again with our readers. It's the latest in our "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About" series -- today looking one of the main transportation routes in Richland County and north central Ohio – US 30. Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Park District Creating Plan For B&O Trail; Seeks Public Input

20 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Park District is undergoing a strategic planning process for the B&O Trail and is in need of your assistance. A survey concerning the trail is now online, and you are asked to participate by answering questions and sharing ideas. Read More

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History & Tourism, Schools

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Ohio State University At Mansfield

10 Apr , 2018  

It's the latest in our "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About" series -- today looking at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Read More

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield And Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Ohio Theatre

2 Jan , 2018  

In a bit over two weeks, our friends at the Renaissance Theatre are hosting a series of events commemorating the 90th birthday of Mansfield’s movie palace, the original Ohio Theatre, and current performing arts center. In honor of that anniversary, we are happy to share a special joint post in our “Landmarks Of Mansfield” and “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series that centers on that iconic building in downtown Mansfield as it was when it opened in 1928. Read More

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