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Statewide Organization Celebrates Milestone In Downtown Mansfield

14 Mar , 2022  

By 1812Blockouse

The mood was festive on Saturday, March 12, as Board members and guests of Preservation Ohio joined for a special Annual Meeting. This feeling prevailed throughout the morning even though Board members from northeast Ohio were unable to attend because of Friday night’s snowfall.

The occasion was the 40th Anniversary for the organization, which was founded as the Ohio Preservation Alliance in May, 1982. Outgoing Board President Marian Vance welcomed those gathered at Social on Main, a meeting venue in downtown Mansfield created by Downtown Mansfield, Inc.. 

Preservation Ohio, one of approximately 45 statewide historic preservation organizations in the country, was established by leaders in Ohio’s history and preservation community. It’s first meeting took place in the Ohio Departments of State Building in Columbus, now home to the Ohio Supreme Court.

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