History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: ODNR Natural Resource Park Returns To The Ohio State Fair

23 Jul , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse, Special to 1812Blockhouse from ODNR

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique events and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of Richland County. For the first time in two years, we’re sharing events taking place in-person, although by all means please all ahead and verify what social distancing, masking, etc. 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.

Some days ago we posted about the upcoming Ohio State Fair. There’s more to that story this year.


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History & Tourism

The Ohio State Fair Begins This Week

22 Jul , 2018  

The one hundred and sixty-fifth Ohio State Fair will continue a proud and highly anticipated tradition from July 25 through August 5 at the Ohio Expo Center. This year’s event includes a wide range of food, entertainment, agriculture, livestock and art exhibitions. In addition, highlighted traditions and interactive displays will ensure a fun-filled trip for all ages. More…

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All About Richland

Are You Blue Ribbon Material? Find Out At The Fair

15 Jun , 2018  

Whether you’re crafty and can upcycle anything into a masterpiece or you’re the best baker on the block, we’ve got a competition for you at the Ohio State Fair. Show off your blue ribbon best and prove to your friends, family and neighbors that you really are, in fact, the best in the state. More…


History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: The Ohio State Fair, Past And Present

23 Jul , 2017  

This week brings the granddaddy of all Ohio fairs and festivals – the Ohio State Fair.

First held in 1850 during three days in Cincinnati, the current edition welcomes almost a million visitors to the Fairgrounds in Columbus, its home since 1886. More…

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