All About Richland

A Safer Memorial Day Weekend This Year, Including For Richland County

3 Jun , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has reported nine deaths on Ohio’s roadways during the 2021 Memorial Day weekend, according to provisional statistics.

This Memorial Day saw fewer fatalities than last year, when there were 20 traffic deaths during the weekend. When compared to the previous three-year average, the number of fatalities dropped by 49% this year. The four-day reporting period began Friday, May 28, and ran through Monday, May 31.

Richland County’s numbers reflected a similar decrease. More…

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History & Tourism

Memorial Day, Mansfield, 1896

31 May , 2021  

By: 1812Blockhouse

Mansfield was a bustling place in 1896, with a population of approximately 17,000. On Saturday, May 30, the community came together to celebrate Memorial Day.

First known nationally as “Decoration Day,” the term “Memorial Day” was first used in 1882. More…

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History & Tourism

Memorial Day Weekend Activities Set At Two Area Lakes

28 May , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, which encompasses all or part of 27 Ohio counties, has announced dates for its traditional Memorial Day Weekend activities. In the greater Mansfield area, that includes both Charles Mill Lake Park and Pleasant Hill Lake Park.

At Pleasant Hill, located near Perrysville, the schedule is as follows:

Thursday, May 27

9 AM – 11 AM – Birding Boat Tour: Naturalist-led Pontoon Boat Guided tours include birding tours, sunset tours, & history tours. Visit www.mwcd.org/kayak for more information and online reservations. Only $15/person, limited seating and reservations required. More…

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All About Richland

Memorial Day Activities Set At Two Area Lakes; Fireworks Included

26 May , 2017  

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, which encompasses all or part of 27 Ohio counties, has announced dates for its traditional fireworks displays over area bodies of water. In the greater Mansfield area, that includes both Charles Mill Lake Park and Pleasant Hill Lake Park. More…

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