History & Tourism

NPR Covers Shawshank25

18 Aug , 2019  

It’s not every day that national news comes to town. Last Friday, National Public Radio did just that.

It’s not every day that a beloved film turns a quarter century old, however, and the community in which it was largely filmed comes together to celebrate that fact. More…


History & Tourism

Indulge In Shawshank Treats To Celebrate The Summer

13 Aug , 2019  

With the Shawshank 25th Anniversary Celebration approaching, local businesses are getting creative with ways to make this event a county-wide celebration.

Just for fans of the Shawshank Redemption, The Chill Ice Cream Parlor has created two special sundaes to mark the occasion: the “Rock Hammer” and “Red Reese’s Redemption” sundaes. The first frozen treat is a play on rocky road. The “Rock Hammer” Sundae has Toft’s Caveman Chocolate ice cream topped with marshmallow, pecan pieces, and mini marshmallows. More…


History & Tourism

Richland County Included In List Of New Ohio Visitors Experiences For 2019

15 Mar , 2019  

This week, when TourismOhio announced its list of new visitors experiences which can be enjoyed across the state in 2019, Richland County was included.

With a full slate of exciting new developments and experiences, Ohio has lots to celebrate in 2019. From iconic anniversaries and exciting expansions, to lodging updates and new cultural offerings, there will be even more for visitors to enjoy in Ohio during 2019. More…

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