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

20 Jun , 2022  

By: 1812Blockhouse

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. More…


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OK, Richland Source, You’re On! Let The Summer Of Fun Begin

28 May , 2019  

One of our esteemed “competitors,” Richland Source, has unveiled its “2019 Summer Bucket List” of 100 things to do over the next several weeks in Richland and Ashland Counties.

You can read about that list here.

According to the story, the Bucket List includes local 100 activities which “…support one’s health and wellness.” Once having visited a location or having participated in an activity sometime this summer, the idea is to use the hashtag #thriveinthe419 in sharing photos and experiences. More…

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History & Tourism

Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

15 May , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System.

Attendees learned how the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the county will continue to expand the local economy as well as raise the positive profile of Mansfield and the Richland County area on a local, state, national and even international level. TourismOhio Chief, Matthew MacLaren (who was a special guest) updated the gathering about the state’s tourism marketing efforts. This includes the new TourismOhio microsite, which features two attractions of our own: The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Ohio State Reformatory. Other local spots are included as suggested places to stay, eat, and explore. More…

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