History & Tourism

Richland Countian, Gettysburg Surgeon

21 Oct , 2019  

During three hot summer days in 1863, tens of thousands of men -- including many from Richland County -- met to do battle on the verdant farm fields of Adams County, Pennsylvania. One of those soliders, a major in the Army of the Potomac, has a permanent resting place in Plymouth’s Greenlawn Cemetery. Although only one of the players in what unfolded, his role was nevertheless a singular one, and the story of his place in the history of the Battle of Gettysburg continues to unfold.  Read More

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History & Tourism

A Street By Any Other Name Would Still Be Paved

9 Jun , 2019  

We came across this fact recently and thought we'd share with our readers. One of Richland County’s many streets has two names – one official, and the other honorary. The Village of Plymouth website shares the following interesting message: Read More

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Richland: Historic Downtown Plymouth

12 Mar , 2019  

One could say that the village center of Plymouth might be termed a “One-Half Landmark of Richland,” as Main Street, the downtown’s main thoroughfare, straddles the Richland County – Huron County line. It would be hard to argue, however, that its downtown boasts one of the most intact sets of nineteenth century commercial buildings in north central Ohio. And, as of December of last year, it is also an area recognized as significant by its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Read More

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Landmarks Of Richland: The Tubbs-Sourwine House

25 Nov , 2018  

The local Plymouth landmark known as the Tubbs-Sourwine House has long had a connection with the rail line it faces. Constructed on a rise at 49 Railroad Street between 1867 and 1870, it was originally the home of Henry Bitley and Eve Reed Tubbs. Read More

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